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AdventHealth Patient Dining Associate Full time Days in Dade City, Florida

Description

Patient Dining Associate FT Days

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018

  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group

  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

    Work Hours/Shift: Full time Days

    YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION!

    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.

    Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • General knowledge of modified diets and proper food handling and preparation is required

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

+ + N/A

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

+ + Customer service experience is preferred

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

Category: Nutritional Services

Organization: AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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