Catering Associate – Dietary
Dietary and Environmental Services
Eisenhower Medical Center
Rancho Mirage, CA
Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
Works under the supervision of the Lead Catering Associate and is responsible to promote personalized care to patients.
Clinical Nutrition Manager/Assistant Director
Ages of Patients
Blood Borne Pathogens
Minimal/ No Potential
Preferred: Courses taken in Nutrition
Required: Current Food Handler’s Card
Preferred: Current Serve Safe certificate
Preferred: 6 months of restaurant or food service experienceExperience with therapeutic diets
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Speaks menu following standard scripting guidelines.
Assists patients in selecting meals offering alternatives when appropriate.
Ensures meal choices are appropriate for Physician prescribed diet.
Informs patient of physician prescribed diet and provides Diet Awareness card.
Provides patient with basic information regarding dietary restrictions when taking meal order.
Prepares and delivers patient meals in efficient and timely manner
Ensures patient has everything for their meal prior to leaving the room.
Follows proper safety procedures related to food service equipment and knives.
Follows proper safety procedures related to preparation and holding of foods.
Responsible for attending all required inservice training.
Reports equipment problems immediately to manager.
Maintainins and updates patient nutrition profiles and passing that information on to the next CA.
Follows regulated hygiene standards
Maintains stock levels in assigned area
Maintains knowledge of nourishment requirements
Cleans and sanitizes assigned areas
Learns and follows standards regarding portion sizes.
Keeps work area clean, organized and sanitized
Follows food safety guidelines
Reports any patient complaints/concerns immediately to Assistant Director or Lead Catering Associate.