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Patient Dining Associate, Saint Louis, Missouri

Created04/16/2021
Reference1209885
CategoryNutrition and Food Service
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CitySaint Louis
Zip63101
Address3015 N Ballas Rd
SalaryCompetitive
Job ID: 1209885
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women's and infants' services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation's largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

The Food and Nutrition Services department at Missouri Baptist Medical Center's mission is to providenutritionally balancedmeals and medical nutrition therapyfor patients, staff and visitors of Missouri Baptist Medical Center byworking collaboratively withthe facility's nursing, ancillaryand medical staff professionals. Our licensed clinical dieticians provide medical nutrition therapyto both inpatients and outpatients as it relates to their personal medicalneeds.The department's patient services,production and retail teams work to deliver a variety offood offerings on a daily basisthat are nutritionally balanced, healthy, flavorful and fresh for the hospital's patients, employees and visitors.

Overview

Role Purpose

The Catering Associate performs patient meal service for the Department of Food and Nutrition. Responsible for patient meal service on assigned units. This includes menu selections, tray assembly, catering rounds, tray delivery and retrieval, recording of intake/calorie counts, special requests, galley/floor stock maintenance, and nourishment delivery. Communicates directly with nursing to obtain updated diet orders. Responds to patient, family and nursing needs.

Responsibilities
  • Delivers patient meals to assigned areas, documents meals and calorie intake and rounds on patients in accordance to department expectations.
  • Assembles meal trays and menus in accordance to guidelines.
  • Communicates patient diets, delivery of meals and special requests with patient care team.
  • Maintains an organized and stocked galley.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Experience
  • No Experience


  • Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience


  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

    Degree
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    - 401(k) plan
    - Tuition Assistance
    - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    EmployerBJC HealthCare

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