• Room Service Associate

    Job Number
    232561
    Facility
    Banner Estrella Medical Center
    Department
    Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Phoenix
    Work Schedule
    Other
    Position Type
    PT: Part-Time
    Posting Category
    Culinary Services / Nutrition
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    The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. The future of health care starts here. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.

     

    The Banner Estrella Culinary team is hiring for a part time Room Service Associate The hours will be primarily 11:30am-8pm. Duties include:

     

    Visits patients to obtain or discuss menu selections based upon dietary orders. Enters or records all daily patient meal selections and preferences for one or more patient units.
     

    Delivers and serves meals while making independent judgments about special requests, snacks and nourishments.

     

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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    About Banner Estrella Medical Center
    Banner Estrella Medical Center is a 305-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of health care services to the fast growing communities of west Phoenix. Opened in 2005, this is an innovative, fully electronic facility that features electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, digital radiography, sophisticated ICU monitoring and much more. In fact, we've been named one of the "ten most innovative hospitals in the country" by Newsweek Magazine and are recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. The hospital is also designed to provide a soothing, healing atmosphere for both patients and their family members. We encourage the use of such therapies as pet therapy, aromatherapy, spiritual care and Reiki Therapy.

     



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    Job Summary

    This position provides patients with menu and/or patient meal service, receives and forwards patient requests and communication to Dietetic Technicians and Dietitians when appropriate. Provides patient meal assembly according to correct quantities. This position strives to provide patient satisfaction regarding food and nutrition services.


    Essential Functions

  • Visits patients to obtain or discuss menu selections based upon dietary orders. Enters or records all daily patient meal selections and preferences for one or more patient units.

  • Demonstrates appropriate judgment with modified diets, food and menu knowledge when relating to patients. Requests Diet Tech or Dietitian assistance when needed. Edits patient menus as required.

  • Provides patient meal service which may include setting up tray work stations, preparing/portioning assigned foods according to correct quantities, and/or assembling patient trays.

  • Delivers and serves meals while making independent judgments about special requests, snacks and nourishments.

  • Provides excellent customer service on the phone or in person and resolves customer complaints effectively and efficiently.

  • Maintains food handling and sanitation standards to meet licensing agency requirements.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Requires reading, writing and mathematical skills.

    Skills and knowledge of nutrition services as typically gained through 1 - 2 years of related experience.

    The work requires the ability to follow instructions and safety guidelines for working with cleaning chemicals, as well as the ability to learn and work with business computer software and point of sale systems. Requires the ability to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must have demonstrated effective customer service skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Understanding of nutrition services, common modified diets, and portion measures. Additional skills and knowledge in health care nutrition services preferred. Bilingual skills preferred in some assignments.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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