Catering To You Associate - Per Diem - Varies


OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER Brick Requisition # 2022-115349 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkEvery Other Weekend HolidaysThree of 6 On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursDay Address425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, 08724

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Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at -home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier health-care system.

The Catering to You - Patient Dining Associate is responsible for assisting our patients with menu selections and works hand-in-hand with our Food and Nutrition Department. This individual will work closely with our clinical staff regarding patient nutrition needs or requirements and use this knowledge to cater to specific patient requests and needs all the while keeping meals nutritious and satisfactory.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Catering To You - Patient Dining Associate at Hackensack MeridianHealth includes:

  • Maintaining accurate and current information for each patient on assigned unit(s).
  • Demonstrates knowledge of modified diets, proper condiments and related restrictions for diets based upon passing a written test provided by clinical staff. Reports patients understanding of diet to Dietitian / Diet Technician.
  • Assists Dietitian with monitoring of patients who are NPO, on liquid diets or need to have intake recorded.
  • Accurately and effectively adapts to Physician-ordered modified patient diets and ensures an efficient timing of services by providing quality patient customer service.
  • Assists patients with menu selections and works hand-in-hand with our Food and Nutrition Department with assembling selected meals on trays and with the delivery and pick-up of meal trays.
  • Communicates any patient/resident related problems to appropriate personnel, in a timely manner.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Customer service skills
  • Proficiency with basic computer skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs
  • Strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers
  • Exceptional focus on teamwork
  • Dedication to ongoing education
  • Ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time and the ability to lift up to 50lbs

 

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Food service experience 

 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply! 

Our Network

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.