Located minutes from Boulder, CO, in the charming community of Louisville, Avista Adventist Hospital is a comprehensive medical center that provides a full-range of medical specialties and exceptional health care to residents of Louisville, Broomfield and the surrounding Boulder area communities. With 114-beds, this full-service facility has been honored for excellence in cardiac, mom/baby and emergency care. It is also home to one of the area’s top joint and spine care centers specializing in hip and knee replacement, as well as spine surgery. Avista is proud to be recognized for its award-winning New Life Center, the area's most innovative birth center and large Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery. In 2013, Avista was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women Certified® (womencertified.com) for quality physician communications, nurse/staff responsiveness, superior cleanliness and referrals by other women. With some of the lowest turnover and highest associate satisfaction scores in the industry, Avista Adventist Hospital has an excellent local reputation for its supportive culture, visionary leadership, strong team and daily living of what it means to truly care for the whole person – body, mind and spirit.
Performs routine assignments within the Nutrition Services department including food preparation and delivery, sanitation and stocking. Responsible for following Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Safe Handling Guidelines regarding food safety and sanitation. Will provide excellent customer services when working with patients, visitors and other staff members.
The Nutrition Svcs Rep main responsibility may perform one or more of the following:
Meal Assembly and Dining Service
Minimum Education Requirements
High School diploma or GED, preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements
Previous food service, healthcare or customer service experience, preferred
Strong communication skills; ability to read, write and speak English
Basic computer skills
Food Service Safe Certification, preferred
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
■ Prepare and serve food for hospital patients, employees, physicians and guests in dining room setting.*
■ Prepares grill items and serves on various stations in cafeteria. *
■ Prepares cold food items for patient areas as described in standards. *
■ Maintain adequate supply of items required for salad bar, patient and unit stocking. *
■ Prepares coffee and specialty beverages to customer's specifications. *
■ Demonstrates ability to operate commercial food preparation equipment. *
■ Maintain quality product freshness as assured by proper label dating and rotation. *
■ Practices proper portion control on a consistent basis. *
■ Stock work area and tray line. *
■ Completes all duties of specific food production area. *
■ Treats all customers with respect and exhibits good customer service skills. *
■ Prioritize assisting customers above all other duties. *
■ Serve patients and customers in pleasant and professional manner. *
■ Questions and complaints are responded to in a timely manner. *
■ Problems, complaints, or questions that cannot be answered by the Nutrition Svc Rep are brought to the Supervisor's attention. *
■ Provides appropriate par level per unit requisition and posts daily amount into computrition. *
■ Follows uniform and dress code policy. *
■ May fill in on a temporary basis and conduct Cashier responsibilities.
■ May assists in patient tray delivery on a temporary basis and follow tray delivery protocol when visiting a patient's room, including patient identification checks.
■ Assist in the tray line staff in the proper sanitization of patient and dining room dishes. *
■ Sorts food waste via recycling, compost or garbage. *
■ Regularly delimes dish machine and dish room, bus track and floors are clean. *
■ Sanitizes utensils and equipment. *
■ Stocks, cleans and maintains a sanitary environment in each nourishment station. *
■ Follows proper food handling procedures by checking for appropriate food temperatures. *
■ Puts away the dry staples, disposables, frozen and refrigerated groceries in their appropriate storage areas. *
■ Ensures the use of FIFO rotation system and properly labels and dates all items per policy. *
■ Ensures that items are well organized and accessible. *
■ Assures proper cleaning and sanitization of assigned area. *
■ Follows all department and hospital infection control and safety policies. *
■ May assist on retrieving dirty trays from soiled utility rooms on the floors, replacing with a clean rack, cleans the racks on a temporary basis.
Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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