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Food Service Worker
About Norton Healthcare For 129 years, Norton Healthcare's faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. The hospital and health care system is the Louisville area's third largest private employer, providing care at more than 210 locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals with 1,837 licensed beds; seven outpatient centers; 13 Norton Immediate Care Centers; nearly 12,500 employees; more than 730 employed medical providers; and approximately 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. The organization has consistently been recognized as one of the best places to work in Metro Louisville, the state of Kentucky and nationally. In 2014 Norton Healthcare was named by Healthiest Employers as the seventh healthiest place to work in the country. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com
The incumbent is responsible for communication between the nursing units and Food & Nutrition Services regarding patient menu, diet changes, Clinical Dietitian services, and general patient services. He/or she is to communicate with patients, visitors, and staff in a courteous and professional manner. The Dietetic Hospitality Associate is responsible for providing services to patients ranging in age, including neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric through obtaining daily meal selections and preferences and is responsible for developing menu tallies for food production, NPO patients, supplements and nourishments, and floor stock. He/or she is to prepare the patients' meals accurately and in a timely manner as well as deliver the patients' meals according to an updated diet worksheet and must be familiar with dietary restrictions on special, modified diets to ensure optimal patient care and satisfaction. The Dietetic Hospitality Associate must react accurately and effectively with all changes to assure efficient timing of service and accuracy of transmission and translation of physician ordered modified diets and must follow infection control policies in the department and hospital. Where applicable, uses the skills appropriate to serve the needs of patients/families aged neonate through geriatric.
Minimum of one year of customer service
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High School graduate or equivalent
Computer and Calculator skills
Norton Healthcare offers a competitive benefit package including: *Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance *Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays *Short and Long Term Disability *403b Plan *Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) *College Savings Plan *Downtown Fitness Center *Free Parking *Comprehensive Wellness Program
Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity