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Job Description

Job ID: 1184920
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

 

The Food and Nutrition Services department at Missouri Baptist Medical Center's mission is to provide nutritionally balanced meals and medical nutrition therapy for patients, staff and visitors of Missouri Baptist Medical Center by working collaboratively with the facility's nursing, ancillary and medical staff professionals.  Our licensed clinical dieticians provide medical nutrition therapy to both inpatients and outpatients as it relates to their personal medical needs. The department's patient services, production and retail teams work to deliver a variety of food offerings on a daily basis that are nutritionally balanced, healthy, flavorful and fresh for the hospital's patients, employees and visitors.


Overview


Role Purpose

Performs a variety of food service production activities such as pre-preparation and preparation of hot and cold foods for patient services, retail and catering operations following all dietary requirements. Properly handles and stores food per applicable regulatory requirements.


Responsibilities

  • Preps and prepares food items by cutting, chopping, slicing, dicing, pureeing, marinating, etc. This includes washing, peeling, cutting, seeding vegetables/fruits, along with weighing and measuring designated ingredients.
  • Follows standardized recipes, producing food items by utilizing various cooking techniques such as sautéing, broiling, braising, blanching, baking, grilling, deep fat frying, and steaming using a variety of institutional equipment while meeting proper food quality and proper serving temperatures.
  • Properly chills and stores foods in designated areas following all labeling, dating, food safety guidelines and rotation procedures as well as completing designated food safety quality control logs.
  • Ensures compliance of special dietary requirements, nutritional restrictions, allergens, modified textures and other special dietary needs.
  • Cleans kitchen equipment, appliances, and work areas to ensure conformance to the highest level of sanitation.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • ServSafe Certification

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer