Room Service Specialist, Food & Nutritional Services

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by serving fresh, nutritious food in a caring manner to patients, family and staff. Responsible for portioning, dishing and serving of food items for patient meals in an attractive, accurate and sanitary manner. Properly cleans and sanitizes dishes, maintains a safe work environment and adheres to regulatory guidelines.
Job Duties
  • Demonstrates knowledge and support of the patient improvement scores. Articulate Press Ganey scores.
  • Perform tasks of patient tray set up and delivery, ware washing, and cleaning to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Monitors quality of food products and service, including temperatures. Take corrective action when needed.
  • Operates equipment, demonstrate portion control and meet regulatory agency requirements.
  • Prepares special nourishment and tube feeding orders and deliver to correct units in an accurate manner.
  • Communicates effectively to staff in other areas through use of voceras, phone or computer.
  • Delivers and retrieves patient trays within the specified times.
  • Makes food or item substitutions when necessary.
  • Prioritize tasks to be ready for meal service at specified time.
  • Monitors dish machine temperature and reports deficiencies. Ensures dishes are clean, sanitized and dry; returns to appropriate area of the kitchen.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must be able to utilize dietary guidelines for patient tray setup.
  • Ability to perform duties within the time constraints of meal service.
  • Must be able to perform job requirements with minimal supervision.
  • Effective verbal communication and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate quality customer service.
  • Demonstrate competency in specific skills as identified in the position core competency and annual competency.
  • Proficiently operate and maintain equipment associated with their job.
Professional Experience
  • One or more years of previous food service experience preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Food & Nutritional Services
Schedule: PRN, Evening Shift, Evening - every other weekend

Job ID: 83604

Posted 16 days ago

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