Food and Nutrition Services Associate
Full Time, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE
JFK Medical Center
Atlantis, FLFacility Description:Originally named John F. Kennedy Hospital in honor of our nation's 35th president in 1966, JFK Medical Center has since grown into a multi-campus medical center with four Palm Beach County locations.Our main campus is a 558-bed acute care medical and surgical facility known for its comprehensive services including: 24-hour emergency services, cardiovascular care, neurosciences, general, minimally invasive & robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine care, bariatrics, behavioral health and obstetrics. JFK Main is a Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center and a certified Ventricular Assist Device program. We are an American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center and an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accredited Comprehensive Community Cancer Program. We also offer two off-site ERs in Palm Beach Gardens and West Boynton Beach providing the same emergency treatment for adults and children as our hospital based ER, closer to home.We are located in the City of Atlantis near the coastal cities of Lake Worth and Boynton Beach. Close to the beach, trendy restaurants and shopping malls, there is something for everybody. We invite you to join a dynamic team of top clinical professionals in a fast-paced environment while enjoying the benefits of Palm Beach County living.Benefits:
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Healthcare, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:Student Loan Repayment
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.Job Summary:The Food Service Worker is responsible for routine daily tasks related to patient food service. These tasks include, but not limited to; tray assembly, portioning of food; preparation of snacks, tube feedings, and supplements; delivery of floor stock and special items to the units; delivery of patient meal trays into patients rooms. Ensures that all tasks are completed safely, and in strict adherence to Food and Nutrition cleaning /sanitation policies and other related policies and procedures. Provides the highest level of customer service at all times.Process menus correctly by placing appropriate food items on patient trays during meal service.Delivers meal trays to patient rooms visually checking identification bracelet and calling patients name with affirmative response.Strips, cleans, and sanitizes patient carts using approved procedures.Rinses, washes and sanitizes dishware and utensils according to Board of Health Regulations.Sets up and delivers patient late trays within 30 minutes of notification.Checks pantries for soiled trays, after meal service and at the end of shift.Prepares and delivers patient nourishments based on menu rotation and patient diet.Selects appropriate foods for therapeutic diets when preparing patient trays and late trays.Controls food portions through the use of appropriate sized utensils and measuring devices.Correctly records dish machine and refrigerator temperatures. Reports abnormal temperatures to supervisors to initiate corrective action processCleans, sanitizes and stocks milk and ice cream units daily and as needed.Picks up and delivers p.o. supplements from pharmacy, for patients daily.Stocks tray line before and after meal service and as needed.Cleans all work areas, walls, equipment, and storage areas after use according to department’s policy and procedures.Checks with supervisor or clinical staff before making menu substitution.Maintains a clean self and work area and practices Infection Control (hand washing) for protection of self and patients.Uses all necessary food service equipment as needed using proper safety precautions and operation procedures.Promptly reports food shortages or potential food shortages to supervisor.Follows sanitation procedures when handling utensils and food items 100% of the time.Other duties as assignedHigh School Diploma or its equivalent, preferred.
One year of experience in healthcare food and nutrition services preferred and clerical experience preferred.
SPECIAL DEMANDS: Must be able to work in environments containing human blood and body fluids. Must be able to speak, write, and read in English.Job: Food Services & Nutrition Title: Food and Nutrition Services Associate Location: Florida-Atlantis-HCA Florida JFK Hospital Requisition ID: 02873-15927