St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.Here at St. Luke’s, PCRAFT values are the guiding core principles of our health care team and the qualities we strive for with every encounter. Pride, caring, respect, accountability, flexibility and teamwork are the qualities our team will deliver every time. As a patient or prospective employee, you can count on every member of the St. Luke’s team to display PCRAFT values in every situation. Nutrition Services Aides and Host/Hostess provides patients, visitors, and co-workers and nursing staff with outstanding customer service to maximize meal satisfaction and their individual experiences.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Nutrition Services Aide
Visiting and assisting patients with menu selections and getting food ready. Providing brief simplified information on diet restrictions on assigned units.
Deliver food trays within established time frames and at appropriate temperature. Collect any dirty trays from pantries, ensuring with nurse to make sure that I & O’s were completed.
Transports meal trays in food truck to specified patient area and distributes trays to patient, checking two patient identifiers (name and date of birth).
Performs all dish room responsibilities including loading, unloading and putting away all clean items in the appropriate space and assorted kitchen duties as assigned.
Must maintain a pleasant and courteous disposition at all times while working at a rapid pace focusing on the patient and the task at hand while staying within the time constraints.
Shares information & collaborates with fellow team members.
Communicates effectively and clearly with patients and patient care team. Identify food preferences from patient to food service department to with meal service.
Answers patient calls in a prompt, courteous manner, and processes requests in accordance with patient’s nutritional care order.
Performs minor food preparation and portioning, comprehensive understanding and proficiency of Vision-Meals Your Way computerized ordering system and ability to utilize EPIC.
Transports patient trays.
CooksQualified candidates may be eligible for up to a $600 sign-on bonus!SHIFT DETAILS:Full time, 40 hours per weekPart time, less than 40 hours per weekPer Diem, as needed, as scheduledHoliday and weekend requirements per department and company policiesPositions may be available on days, evenings and weekends. Apply now to talk to a recruiter about our current openings! EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Nutrition Services Aides: High school graduate or equivalent. Customer service experience preferred.Host/Hostess: High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively in English.PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Walking for up to 7 hours per day, 3 hours at a time. Continuously uses hands, upper and lower back and legs, handling, twisting/turning. Examples would be carrying trays, pulling and pushing trucks and carts, etc. Frequently uses firm grasping. Uses upper extremities for continuously lifting (up to 50 lbs.) carrying (up to 50 lbs.) and frequently push and pull (1 to 150 lbs.). When performing essential functions, employee must have the ability to frequently stoop/bend and occasionally squat. Employee must have the ability to hear normal conversation, have general vision, far vision, and peripheral vision. Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke'sSt. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (http://www.slhn.org/EOE) Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (http://www.slhn.org/) (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $2.7 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s established the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows. St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare’s five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. U.S. News & World Report ranked St. Luke’s #1 in the Lehigh Valley and #6 in the state. Three of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals are St. Luke’s hospitals. St. Luke’s flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health nine times total and seven years in a row, including in 2021 when it was identified as THE #1 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY. In 2021, IBM Watson Health also named St. Luke’s among the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providersLearn More Here. (http://www.slhn.org/About)