HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Food Service Associate - Dietary - FT - Days in San Antonio, Texas

At Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, we recognize the unique needs of each of our patients. It’s an extraordinary effort that we continue to improve upon, creating ways to better serve our community when they need us most. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally recognized center that recently performed the world’s first 16-way kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a single hospital. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Our hospital provides patient-centered care with a staff of professionals who genuinely care for the well-being of others. As part of Methodist Healthcare’s mission of Serving Humanity to Honor God, we strive to offer care in a safe and compassionate environment. Additional hospital specialties include psychiatric services, emergency care, rehabilitation and robotic surgery.

TheFood Service Worker II performs a wide range of duties involved with preparing and serving foods and beverages in one or more of a variety of food service operations. The Food Service Worker II prepares food, serves food, and may serve as cashier.

Essential Job Functions: 1. Follows standardized recipes and monitors food for appropriate taste and appearance. 2. Reviews menu to determine type and quantities of salads to prepare. 3. Follows standardize portion sizes on salads and desserts for cafeteria and patient care areas. 4. Understands and practices safe food handling techniques. 5. Demonstrates ability to complete tasks in a timely manner. 6. Demonstrates proper plating and presentation techniques and exceptional customer service skills.

Nourishments

  1. Performs routine diet nourishment functions including: tube feed mixing, preparing formulas, assembling supplements, inventory for floor stock, and preparing nourishments.
  2. Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive nourishment operations.
  3. Provides optimum service to patients and caregivers without compromising dietary restrictions of production demands.
  4. Demonstrates a willingness to cross train and work in other areas of the department.
  5. Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy in the performance of assigned duties.
  6. Understands modified diets, resources for non-typical modified diets, and tube feeding/baby formula diet orders.

Plugger

  1. Performs routine patient cart functions including: plugging in the carts for a predetermined time, adding temperature sensitive items to trays, preparing shakes as necessary, and checking tray temperatures.
  2. Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive patient tray operations.
  3. Provides optimum service to patients and caregivers without compromising dietary restrictions of production demands.
  4. Demonstrates a willingness to cross train and work in other areas of the department.
  5. Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy in the performance of assigned duties.
  6. Understands modified diets preparation and resources for non-typical modified diets.

Grill

  1. Prepares all grill and fried items in a sanitary and timely manner.
  2. Prepares and stocks food items for use in the cafeteria grill area.
  3. Demonstrates initiative to assist at steam table/salad bar/ beverage area during service periods.
  4. Demonstrates, understands, and practices safe food handling techniques.
  5. Greets and assists all customers with their food in a courteous and polite manner that consistently meets their expectations.
  6. Maintains a clean work area.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * High School diploma or equivalent education (preferred)


LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Completion of a food safety course (preferred)

EXPERIENCE: * Some Food Service experience.(preferred)

Title: Food Service Associate - Dietary - FT - Days

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Specialty %26 Transplant Hospital

Requisition ID: 01588-72612