Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center delivering quality care and Level II emergency care for more than 25 years. Located in the Denver suburb of Littleton, CO, the hospital is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, retail, dining, Littleton’s charming “old town” area, and abundant outdoor space with trails, nature centers and golf courses. In addition to numerous awards for care excellence, we are also leading the way in health care environmental sustainability. Our associates are actively engagedin protecting the health of our environment,working tirelessly to minimize the negativeenvironmental impacts from our operations. Our sustainable achievements have been recognized with several local and national awards, including the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth for three consecutive years (2014- 2016). View this shor video to learn why our associates love working here and how our mission and culture help to create fulfilling careers: https://centura-21.wistia.com/medias/e0qve9d10v
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 98408
Recruiter Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinic/Department:8534 LAH DIETARY
Hospital:LITTLETON ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
Schedule: This is a PRN position with no guaranteed number of hours each week. This position is not eligible for benefits.
Shift: Variable, Must be available for evenings, weekends, and holidays
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 Specialist main responsibility may perform one or more of the following:
Meal Assembly and 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
■ Prepare and serve food for hospital patients, employees, physicians and guests.
■ 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 Specialist are brought to the Supervisor's attention.
■ Follows tray delivery protocol when visiting a patient's room, including patient identification checks.
■ Organize tray deliveries to minimize time required for each trip.
■ Assist patients in the setting of trays by presenting food so that items can be easily accessed by patient or asks for assistance from the nursing staff for the patient.
■ Communicates special needs to appropriate staff to insure patient needs are met.
■ Ensures that customers are charged the correct price, receive proper change and receive a receipt.
■ Cashier handling and reports are accurate with no drawer discrepancies per policy.
■ Provides appropriate par level per unit requisition and posts daily amount into computrition.
■ Follows uniform and dress code policy.
■ Assist in the tray line staff in the proper sanitization of patient and dining room dishes.
■ Retrieves dirty trays from soiled utility rooms on the floors, replacing with a clean rack, cleans the racks.
■ 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.
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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