Room Service Host - Per-Diem/Variable

SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Per Diem
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Food & Nutrition, Dietitian

Position Summary

To provide an exceptional patient meal experience by delivering meals to the patient bedside in a timely manner. Coordinates meal tray production and communicates effectively with Nursing and the Diet Office. Ensures accuracy of the tray to the meal selection providing service recovery when needed. Communicates special patient needs with Clinical Nutrition staff, Diet Office and Nursing. Ensures nourishment are stocked to meet patient needs.

  • Ensure patient meals are distributed in a timely manner to the correct patient consistent with current diet order and accurate to the printed tray ticket
  • Provides excellent customer service to patient and families, including service recovery
  • Restock nourishment rooms to par levels to meet patient needs
  • Ensure trayline area is consistently and properly stocked with items necessary for patient meal service
  • Provide assistance to food service workers as needed
  • Communicate effectively with Diet Office, Dietitians, Diet Techs, Food Service Workers, Cooks, and Nursing to coordinate patient meal service
Practice proper infection control procedures according to department policies

Job Qualifications

  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills necessary
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and written in English
  • Recent experience in an acute care hospital food service or experience in a restaurant environment preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Basic knowledge of therapeutic nutrition, medical terminology, and abbreviations preferred.
  • Computer literacy preferred.
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