Catering Associate Full Time– AdventHealth Waterman
Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Waterman
State of the art unit with “Pod” Structure
Career growth and advancement potential
High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida
Full Time (Flexible Schedule)
You Will Be Responsible For:
Exhibits a friendly, caring attitude to patients when introducing the Catering to You program, taking menu selections, delivering trays, inquiring during catering rounds and retrieving trays.
Takes patients menu selections prior to each meal.
Complies with dietary restrictions on special, modified diets to ensure optimal food preferences are met within guidelines of diet order limitations.
Offers alternatives to menu as allowed on prescribed diet in accordance with food allergies and sensitivities, cultural, ethnic, and religious preferences, when patient inquires or needs additional selections.
Assembles trays according to patient’s menu on tray tickets in a timely and accurate manner.
Interacts with Nursing to ensure patients’ diet prescriptions are accurate, and patients’ food needs are met.
Completes catering rounds after passing trays to inquire if patient needs anything else.
Retrieves trays from patients’ rooms shortly after completing round.
Maintains accurate and current information for each patient on assigned unit(s).
Assists dietitian with monitoring of patients who are NPO, on liquid diets or have a calorie count ordered.
Communicates any patient related problems/concerns to appropriate personnel, in a timely manner following departmental procedures.
Adheres to facility confidentiality and patient’s rights policy as outlined in the facility’s HIPAA policies and procedures.
Contributes to patient satisfaction goals by providing quality service.
Complies with federal, state, and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures.
Follows HACCP guidelines when assembling and distributing food supplies to ensure quality and safety of food supply.
Completes all daily, weekly, or monthly reports as outlined in the corporate policies and procedures on a timely basis meeting all prescribed deadlines.
Identifies and utilizes cleaning chemicals following directions recommended by manufacturers and per MSDS sheets.
Performs other tasks as may be assigned.
What You Will Need:
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience in health care food service or restaurants in food production.
Basic math and computer skills
Customer service experience
Responsible for patient food service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pick up, special requests and needs, in-between meal food delivery
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.