Assoc., Food Service - Part time
Company: Parkland Health & Hospital System
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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Responsible for patient meal service on nursing units.
Education and/or Experience
- May have an equivalent combination of education and experience
to substitute for the experience requirements.
- Must have a certificate of completion of a food handler
training course accredited by the American National Standards
Institute (ANSI) and/or the Texas Department of State Health
Services (TXDSHS) or must obtain one within sixty (60) days of
placement in the role.
Skills or Special Abilities
- Must be able to read, write, and follow instructions.
- Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of food service and
related job duties and be able to follow proper sanitation
procedures within three months of employment.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers.
- Must be able to operate a PC and perform basic computer entries
within three months.
Passes patient meal trays and late trays. Sets up bedside table.
Fills special meal requests and delivers in-between meal
Passes menus to patients, assists with menu selection and
collects completed menus.
Communicates and addresses patient food and nutrition issues to
diet office, clinical and supervisory staff. Interacts with nursing
prior to meal delivery to verify patient diet orders. Ensures
changes of diet orders are accurate and meal delivery is
Communicates and interacts with unit staff/nursing regarding
unit nourishment and food service needs.
Assists Clinical Dietitians with monitoring of patients who are
NPO, on liquid diets or patients on calorie counts.
Cleans up spills in patient rooms related to meals, collects
soiled trays/dishes and transports to the kitchen for cleaning.
Responsible for quality service reflected in patient
satisfaction survey results.
Is knowledgeable of dietary restrictions for all modified diets
to ensure that food preferences are met and within the guidelines
of diet order limitations.
- Ensures self education by attending mandated inservice
educational sessions and reading or studying materials that are
applicable to Nutrition Services. Integrates this knowledge as
appropriate into the job.
Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer
satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and
monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of
the department and Parkland.
Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and
trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading
professional journals, actively participating in professional
organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure.
Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.
- Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies,
laws and guidelines that impact the area. Develops effective
internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable
laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and
private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination
based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status,
political belief, or veteran status.
Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
Job Segment: Nutrition, Patient Care, Healthcare Administration,
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