Catering Associate Full Time in Tavares, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Waterman

Job Description


Catering Associate Full Time Days Shift

AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman

Great Health Insurance Coverage

Other Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days Shift

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 patients 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
  • Wears name tag identification
  • 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
  • Maintains a clean, sanitary working environment                                                                                                
  • 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
  • Utilizes equipment in performing job functions according to department’s safety procedures
  • Follows facility and departmental safety policies and procedures to include incident reporting
  • Follows facility and departmental infection control policies and procedures 
  • Follows the facility’s protocols for Hazardous Materials and Waste Program
  • Adheres to Emergency Preparedness Program.  Participates in disaster drills, as appropriate
  • Adheres to Life Safety Program and participates in fire drills as appropriate 
  • Responds to utility failures following department guidelines
  • Participates and attends departmental meetings and staff development programs, as appropriate
  • Exhibits pleasant and cheerful demeanor and maintains a helpful attitude towards employees, physicians, patients, and visitors
  • Reads and complies with all policies and procedures of Morrison and Compass as appropriate
  • Performs other tasks as may be assigned
What will you need?
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, customers and other associates of the facility
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uncomplicated written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms;  The employ is occasionally climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Summary:

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.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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