Catering Associate - AS NEEDED

Job Description

Job ID: 1188982
Employment Status: PRN
Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is known for outstanding patient care and offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment. Our partnership with Washington University Physicians, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians allows patients access to the latest research, medicine and technology. This hospital is conveniently located just west of I-270 at Mason Road and Olive Boulevard and offers free employee parking. With the opening of our replacement hospital, new team members will have wonderful opportunities to start and grow their career at BJC. To learn more, visit BarnesJewishWestCounty.org

The Dietary department committed to promoting healthy food options for patients, visitors and the community by providing a variety of meal plans to meet the needs of our patients. We offer ""Catering to You"" a program that brings hospitality hosts and hostesses to each patient¿s room to discuss the menu offerings, take their order and assemble, deliver and retrieve their tray. Our cafeteria is open daily, serving patients, visitors and staff.


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Role Purpose

The Catering Associate performs patient meal service for the Department of Food and Nutrition. Responsible for patient meal service on assigned units. This includes menu selections, tray assembly, catering rounds, tray delivery and retrieval, recording of intake/calorie counts, special requests, galley/floor stock maintenance, and nourishment delivery. Communicates directly with nursing to obtain updated diet orders. Responds to patient, family and nursing needs.


Responsibilities

  • Delivers patient meals to assigned areas, documents meals and calorie intake and rounds on patients in accordance to department expectations.
  • Assembles meal trays and menus in accordance to guidelines.
  • Communicates patient diets, delivery of meals and special requests with patient care team.
  • Maintains an organized and stocked galley.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 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