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AdventHealth Nutrition Associate – Nutritional Services – East Orlando in Orlando, Florida

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Nutrition Associate – Nutritional Services – East Orlando

AdventHealth East Orlando seeks to hire a Nutrition Associate who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

AdventHealth East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of Florida Hospital’s seven satellite facilities, became part of the AdventHealth system in 1990. At AdventHealth East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients’ quality of life through a holistic approach to health care — mind, body and spirit — while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we’ve invested more than $122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children’s Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program

Work Hours/Shifts:

varied

Job Summary:

The Nutrition Associate is a generalist who may function in all areas of Nutritional Services: the patient services area, retail, and utility, performing food prep, tray/food assembly/delivery, sanitation duties, and documentation. Communicates with area leaders regarding issues which might affect service, quality, and productivity. Handle products and equipment to prevent contamination and loss. Follows FH and NS policies and SOPs, including NS Image Standards. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

  • Excellent customer service

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to display positive and supportive attitude toward diverse employees

  • Creative, innovative, and receptive to change

  • Ability to observe, listen, and follow directions

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment

  • Healthcare food service experience (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • N/A

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Food Preparation: Prepares/assembles hot/cold food (salads, sandwiches, desserts) and nourishments for trayline, patients, and retail areas of responsibility. Follows recipes/instructions to ensure product accuracy, correct portions, and appropriate garnishes.

  • Trayline/Retail: May work all positions on the trayline or retail areas. May assemble trays per therapeutic diet guidelines, the direction of the CBORD application, and the established presentation standards; may set up and display items in retail areas according to established standards.

  • Safety & Sanitation: Ensures that work area, storeroom, and walk-in/freezer are clean, neat, and reflects FIFO method of product rotation. Monitors and records assigned refrigerator, freezer, and food temps daily. Wears appropriate hair covering in production/prep areas and maintains hand hygiene standards.

  • Communication: Communicates effectively verbally and in written documentation. Keeps supervisor informed of work progress. Communicates safety and sanitation issues, equipment issues, and the need for specific food items or supplies in timely manner to avoid delays in preparation and service.

  • Compliance: Attends mandatory education and in-services. Completes required logs and documentation. Accepts the direction of leadership. Meets established department standards and expectations for service and productivity. Follows FH and NS policies and standard operating procedures. Conforms to image standards and approved uniform, including FH ID badge.

  • Stewardship: Pulls inventory sufficient, but not in excess, to produce to par, census, or forecast. Monitors expiration to ensure inventory, stock, and product are not lost or wasted. Handles inventory and product to avoid temperature abuse, contamination, or accident that results in loss. Maintains, cleans, and uses equipment per specifications to promote longevity and function. Takes action to reduce waste. Addresses poor quality from distributors with NS area leader.

  • Service: May deliver patient meal trays to meet time standard for delivery of meals; may prepare and set up food items for retail service. Exhibits professional behavior and outstanding customer service skills. May prepare and deliver bulk nourishment orders to nursing units.

  • Utility: May perform duties in the dishroom, including operating the dishmachine and cart washing equipment. Must demonstrate proper use of all chemicals. Breaks down and discards boxes appropriately. Requests work orders for equipment or environment that requires repair.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Nutrition Associate opportunity with AdventHealth East Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Nutrition Associate, Nutritional Services, East Orlando

Job: Nutrition / Food Service

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Position Location East Orlando

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Entry Level

Education Level None

Travel No

Job Posting Mar 29, 2019, 7:28:24 AM

Req ID: 278544

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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