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Patient Dining Associate, Saint Louis, Missouri

Created11/30/2022
Reference43600
CategoryNutrition and Food Service
Job typePart Time
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CitySaint Louis
Zip63131
Address3015 N Ballas Rd
SalaryCompetitive
Additional Information About the Role

  • 6:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
  • Rotating weekends
  • Rotating holidays
  • Benefits eligible
Overview

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, women and infants, breast health, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, stroke, therapy, wound and pain management 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.

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

The Food and Nutrition Services department at Missouri Baptist Medical Center's mission is to provide-nutritionally balanced-meals and medical nutrition therapy-for patients, staff and visitors of Missouri Baptist Medical Center by-working collaboratively with-the facility's nursing, ancillary-and medical staff professionals.- Our licensed clinical dieticians provide medical nutrition therapy-to both inpatients and outpatients as it relates to their personal medical-needs.-The department's patient services,-production and retail teams work to deliver a variety of-food offerings on a daily basis-that are nutritionally balanced, healthy, flavorful and fresh for the hospital's patients, employees and visitors.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

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.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Experience
  • No Experience

  • Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience

  • Preferred Requirements

    Education
  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Benefits and Legal Statement

    BJC Total Rewards

    At BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
    • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
    • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
    • 401(k) plan with BJC match
    • Tuition Assistance available on first day
    • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
    • Adoption assistance
    To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

    *Not all benefits apply to all jobs

    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