Responsible for patient meal food service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pick-up, special requests and needs, and in-between meal food delivery. Communicates patient food issues/concerns and needs to appropriate persons within the Food and Nutrition department. Interacts with nursing personnel with regard to patient nutrition needs or requirements. Assists dietitian with monitoring of patients' NPO, clear liquid and full liquid diets and records food intake for patients on intake analysis. Sets up, prepares and delivers food for catering events. Acts as a liaison between Food Services and the hospital staff and external customers. Sets up, prepares, delivers, and serves to retail customers in the Brown Bag and CCC cafeterias and the physician lounges. Handles customer service complaints and informs management of problems or concerns. Operates cash registers in compliance with cash-handling procedures. Maintains all equipment in a safe and sanitary manner in compliance with HACCP guidelines and all applicable laws and regulatory agency regulations. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
- High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
- Completion of Sanitation and Food Handlers course preferred.
- One to two years of food preparation experience.
- Large-scale food preparation and/or hospital dietary experience desirable.
- Catering experience preferred.
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