Edward Elmhurst Health Food Service Associate II-Elmhurst Hospital Main Campus Full-Time

Edward Elmhurst Health Food Service Associate II-Elmhurst Hospital Main Campus Full-Time

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Adheres to proper safety/sanitation standards, maintains a clean work area at all times. Uses standardized recipes to prepare daily menu items for patients, café meals, and catered items, maintain proper food temperatures and follows labeling protocol. Follows daily production guidelines as directed by management. Responsible for assembling patient trays, assuring that all items correspond to the tray ticket in accordance with the department guidelines, as assigned. Assures delivery of patient trays within timeframe established by the department Delivers between meal nourishments and tube feedings directly to patient/patient room, and maintains floor stocks and coffee makers in nourishment rooms. Retrieves patient tray after each meal from patient rooms in a timely manner. Consistently records accurate information on fluid and food intake for I&O record and calorie counts. Responsible for all catered events; including the timely set up of all food items, attractive service and clean up/retrieval. May be required to work special functions as needed or assigned by management. Operates cash register and adheres to established cash handling procedures as assigned. Mediates patient concerns regarding meal service assuming the role of patient advocate regarding food services and taking ownership of a problem and assuring a positive outcome. Communicates with coworkers and other departments effectively regarding patient support issues, requests and other special situations. Technology: operates computers, room service software, Meditech, patient electronic record and tracking system, printers, phones, texting equipment, etc. Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of Patient’s Protected Health information. Requisitions necessary food and supplies, maintaining established par levels in their related work area. Assists Inventory Control Tech as assigned by management

Additional Info

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Customer Service

Job Description : JOB SUMMARY: The Food Service Assistant is responsible for assembly and serving meal trays to patients in an efficient and timely manner. He/she is responsible for picking up soiled trays and recording patient intake/calorie count data. This position functions as part of the team that insures safe and fresh delivery of foods and services to patients as well as customers in a timely and professional manner.

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