Patient Dining Associate - PRN - Days
Ideal candidate will have great customer service skills, knowledge of prescribed diets a plus. Sets up and serves high quality nutritional meals to patients. Includes a variety of duties related to the serving of food, assists patients with menu selection works modified diets and coordinates diet adaptations with house menus.
Responsible for patient meal service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pick up, special requests and needs, in-between meal food delivery.
Communicates and addresses patient food issues/concerns and needs to Food & Nutrition Services. Interacts with Nursing in regards to patient nutrition needs or requirements as well as unit food service needs.
Assists Dietitian with monitoring duration of diet orders (i.e., NPO, and clear liquid diets). Reacts accurately and effectively to all changes to ensure efficient timing of services, accuracy of physician’s ordered modified diets. Is familiar with dietary restrictions on special, modified diets to ensure optimal food preferences are met within guidelines of diet order limitations.
Responsible for quality service reflected in internal or external patient satisfaction survey results on assigned units.