Food and Nutrition Service Worker II - PRN
Location:
San Antonio , Texas
Posted:
September 07, 2017
Reference:
01588-74760
PRN (schedule varies)

At Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, we recognize the unique needs of each of our patients. It's an extraordinary effort that we continue to improve upon, creating ways to better serve our community when they need us most. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally recognized center that recently performed the world's first 16-way kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a single hospital. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Our hospital provides patient-centered care with a staff of professionals who genuinely care for the well-being of others. As part of Methodist Healthcare's mission of Serving Humanity to Honor God, we strive to offer care in a safe and compassionate environment. Additional hospital specialties include psychiatric services, emergency care, rehabilitation and robotic surgery.

General Statement of Duties:
Performs a wide range of duties involved with preparing and serving foods and beverages in one or more of a variety of food service operations. Prepares salads, hot foods, and cold foods, serves foods from counters and steam tables, and may serve as cashier.



Essential Job Functions:
Cafeteria
1. Demonstrates proper cash handling procedures including but not limited to: cash register operations, opening bank verification, closing bank reconciliation, meal passes and employee discounts, voids and over rings.
2. Ensures that cafeteria area is stocked with paper goods and inventory items.
3. Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of cafeteria operations.
4. Maintains attractive product appearance served in sanitary conditions.
5. Understands the importance of meeting all deadlines for opening and closing the cafeteria.
6. Demonstrates the ability to follow all HACCP guidelines for the holding, serving, and storing of food and food products.

Salad Aides
1. Follows standardized recipes and monitors food for appropriate taste and appearance.
2. Reviews menu to determine type and quantities of salads to prepare.
3. Follows standardize portion sizes on salads and desserts for cafeteria and patient care areas.
4. Understands and practices safe food handling techniques 100% of the time including dating/labeling, time/temperature guidelines, HACCP.
5. Demonstrates ability to complete tasks in a timely manner. Works at acceptable production speed and makes deliveries as scheduled.
6. Demonstrates proper plating and presentation techniques using the appropriate serving size at all times/practices exceptional customer service skills for special functions.

Nourishments
1. Performs routine diet nourishment functions including, but not limited to, tube feed mixing, preparing formulas, assembling supplements, inventory for floor stock, and preparing nourishments.
2. Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of nourishment operations.
3. Provides optimum service to patients and caregivers without compromising dietary restrictions of production demands.
4. Demonstrates a willingness to cross train and work in other areas of the department as needed and assigned.
5. Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy in the performance of routine and assigned duties.
6. Understands modified diets, resources for non-typical modified diets, tube feeding/baby formula diet order handling and preparation.

Plugger
1. Performs routine patient cart functions, including, but not limited to, plugging in the carts for a predetermined time, adding temperature sensitive items to trays, preparing shakes as necessary, and checking tray temperatures.
2. Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of the patient tray operation.
3. Provides optimum service to patients and caregivers without compromising dietary restrictions of production demands.
4. Demonstrates a willingness to cross train and work in other areas of the department as needed and assigned.
5. Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy in the performance of routine and assigned duties.
6. Understands modified diets preparation, resources for non-typical modified diets.

Grill
1. Prepares all grill and fried items in a sanitary/timely manner based on menu.
2. Pre-prepares and stocks food items for use in the cafeteria grill area.
3. Demonstrates initiative to assist at steam table/salad bar/ beverage area during service periods.

4. Demonstrates, understands and practices safe food handling techniques 100% of the time including dating/labeling, time/temperature guidelines, and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points.
5. Greets and assists all customers/physicians with their food needs/selections in a courteous and polite manner that consistently meets their expectations. Continuously practices service recovery skills as required.
6. Maintains a clean work area, following all cleaning schedules.
Qualifications:
Minimum Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Some Food Service experience is desirable.


Minimum License and Certificates Required:
Food Handlers permit or must obtain during the first two weeks of hire date.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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