St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.
Summary of the Job:
Responsible for placing items on trays according to diet/order according to time standards. Checks all cold items for accuracy, acceptability, quality and adherence to the diet order/recipes. Does not use any unacceptable or out dated food items and requests replacement items. Does not substitute without the patient’s permission. Replenishes supplies on the tray line. Maintains equipment and clean work environment. Communicates politely and effectively with staff and patients. Assumes the role of patient advocate. Helps wherever and whenever needed. Demonstrates acceptance of C.A.R.E.S. and H.A.A.C.P. standards in all work activities. Cross trained on all tray line positions. Demonstrates knowledge of diets. Takes direction from Expeditor. Changes assignments as needed to ensure patient and customer satisfaction.
Minimum Qualifications: No experience necessary. Must be able to communicate effectively and follow both verbal and/or written instructions. This position is considered essential during emergency conditions. Exhibits consistent customer/patient focus showing courtesy and respect. Consistently able to exceed patients’ expectations. Willingness to comply with dress code, CARES and HACCP standards. Must be able to make decisions based on experience and training. Must have excellent knowledge of or ability and willingness to learn about all diets/modifications, menu items and computer programs. Must be able to follow diet guidelines when assembling meal orders.
Preferred Qualifications: High school diploma or GED preferred.
Physical Demands: Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise. Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) – talking, hearing, seeing Frequently (34%-66%) - lifting, carrying, balancing, reaching, handling/feeling Occasionally (1%-33%) - pushing/pulling, stooping, crouching
Must be able to work shifts between 6:00am and 8:00pm, weekdays, weekends and holidays.
Location/Region: Covington, LA (US)