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Food Service Worker in Newton, KS at Newton Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Varied Hours
Food & Nutrition Services

Join our Team! Newton Medical Center offers a family friendly environment with the latest technology and a knowledgeable staff. Here you’ll find all departments work together as a team to live out our core values: respect, excellence, service and trust.

Position Summary  
• Work directly with patients at bedside and on telephone to take meal requests; adjusts requests to the physician’s diet order; makes substitutions as allowed and works with foodservice production to achieve optimal patient satisfaction.  Able to recognize when further intervention is warranted by the registered dietitian.
• Maintains par levels for foodservice items in Galleys in patient areas.
• Cross train for other Food Service Jobs as needed.
• Reports to Supervisor, Foodservice Director.

Other Duties Assigned

Job Requirements

1. Education: High School graduate or equivalent.  Must be able to read & write English.  Requires basic math skills, counting change, weighing & measuring for recipes and special menu calculations.
2. Able to work with foodservice tablets and computer foodservice program.
3. Have an easy smile and friendly demeanor and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
4. Able to answer the phone in in a pleasant manner, efficiently. 
5. Highly desirable: proficient in other computer programs such as Microsoft Excel and Word; excellent negotiating skills when working with patients and nursing regarding special diets and other foodservice related situations
6. Ability to work weekends, holidays, varying schedules (morning, evening).