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Catering Associate PRN in Tampa, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    4/9/2019
  • Job ID:
    19005394
  • Job Function
    Nutritional Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    N - N/A
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description
Catering Associate PRN AdventHealth Tampa
Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN ("as-needed"; not a full time position)
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Collects and processes diet order information from patients in to the computerized system.
  • 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.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma/GED OR min 3 years of food service experience
Job Summary:
Responsible for patient food service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections.  Collects and processes diet order information from patients into the computerized system for processing and preparation of menus and special requests. Performs tray assembly, tray delivery and tray pick ups 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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