Performs all duties of a Food Services Associate I and II, in addition to a variety of more complex tasks related to food product receiving, storage and delivery and/or patient needs on the units including menu distribution, meal delivery and maintaining appropriate unit food products.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Adheres to TMC organizational and department specific safety, sanitation, confidentiality, standards of behavior and values of Compassion, Community, Dedication, and Integrity.
Exhibits excellence in customer service through appropriate attitude and interaction with all patients, visitors and staff.
Alerts supervisor to problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies; detects/reports spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment or other unusual conditions.
Stores, dates, labels and rotates food properly.
Works collaboratively with delivery drivers to ensure the proper receipt of product and that product is stored correctly and in a timely manner.
Responds to requests for equipment/supplies in a timely manner.
Maintains knowledge and awareness of storage and stock rotation of all supplies stored in the department according with Pima County Department of Health Services Food Code.
Integrates basic nutrition knowledge with customer service skills in order to assist patients with making the most appropriate food selections.
Acts as a liaison between the FANs department and the patient care units to meet the patients’ nutritional needs.
May prepare patient meals remotely per menu selection while adhering to any dietary restrictions.
Maintains appropriate levels and types of food on each patient care unit to meet the nutritional needs of the patients throughout the day and for after hours food needs.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
EXPERIENCE: One (1) years of food service or food service related experience or training required; Bi-lingual preferred.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: None required.