HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Food and Nutrition Service Worker II - FT, Mixed in San Antonio, Texas

Full Time - Mixed (rotating weekends)

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, bone marrow transplant, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. We deeply value our staff and our patients. As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we recieve from the community in being ranked No. 1 in the Express - News Reader's Choice Awards from 2009-2013. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation.

General Statement of Duties: Performs a wide range of duties involved with preparing and serving foods and beverages in one or more of a variety of food service operations. Prepares salads, hot foods, and cold foods, serves foods from counters and steam tables, and may serve as cashier.

Essential Job Functions: * *Cafeteria 1. Demonstrates proper cash handling procedures including but not limited to: cash register operations, opening bank verification, closing bank reconciliation, meal passes and employee discounts, voids and over rings. 2. Ensures that cafeteria area is stocked with paper goods and inventory items. 3. Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of cafeteria operations. 4. Maintains attractive product appearance served in sanitary conditions. 5. Understands the importance of meeting all deadlines for opening and closing the cafeteria. 6. Demonstrates the ability to follow all HACCP guidelines for the holding, serving, and storing of food and food products.

Salad Aides 1. Follows standardized recipes and monitors food for appropriate taste and appearance. 2. Reviews menu to determine type and quantities of salads to prepare. 3. Follows standardize portion sizes on salads and desserts for cafeteria and patient care areas. 4. Understands and practices safe food handling techniques 100% of the time including dating/labeling, time/temperature guidelines, HACCP. 5. Demonstrates ability to complete tasks in a timely manner. Works at acceptable production speed and makes deliveries as scheduled. 6. Demonstrates proper plating and presentation techniques using the appropriate serving size at all times/practices exceptional customer service skills for special functions.

Nourishments 1. Performs routine diet nourishment functions including, but not limited to, tube feed mixing, preparing formulas, assembling supplements, inventory for floor stock, and preparing nourishments. 2. Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of nourishment operations. 3. Provides optimum service to patients and caregivers without compromising dietary restrictions of production demands. 4. Demonstrates a willingness to cross train and work in other areas of the department as needed and assigned. 5. Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy in the performance of routine and assigned duties. 6. Understands modified diets, resources for non-typical modified diets, tube feeding/baby formula diet order handling and preparation.

Plugger 1. Performs routine patient cart functions, including, but not limited to, plugging in the carts for a predetermined time, adding temperature sensitive items to trays, preparing shakes as necessary, and checking tray temperatures. 2. Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of the patient tray operation. 3. Provides optimum service to patients and caregivers without compromising dietary restrictions of production demands. 4. Demonstrates a willingness to cross train and work in other areas of the department as needed and assigned. 5. Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy in the performance of routine and assigned duties. 6. Understands modified diets preparation, resources for non-typical modified diets.

Grill 1. Prepares all grill and fried items in a sanitary/timely manner based on menu. 2. Pre-prepares and stocks food items for use in the cafeteria grill area. 3. Demonstrates initiative to assist at steam table/salad bar/ beverage area during service periods. 4. Demonstrates, understands and practices safe food handling techniques 100% of the time including dating/labeling, time/temperature guidelines, and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points. 5. Greets and assists all customers/physicians with their food needs/selections in a courteous and polite manner that consistently meets their expectations. Continuously practices service recovery skills as required. 6. Maintains a clean work area, following all cleaning schedules.

Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics (KSAOs) *Minimum Education and Experience*:

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Some Food Service experience is desirable.

Minimum License and Certificates Required: Food Handlers permit or must obtain during the first two weeks of hire date.

Title: Food and Nutrition Service Worker II - FT, Mixed

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-78550