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Nutrition Associate - Winter Park - Part Time

Nutrition / Food Service
Florida Hospital

Nutrition Associate – Winter Park - Part Time
Winter Park seeks to hire Nutrition Associate who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Nestled among the oak-shaded, brick-paved streets of one of the most picturesque hometowns in the country, Winter Park Memorial Hospital has continuously served the residents of Winter Park and its surrounding communities for more than 50 years. Chartered in 1951, the hospital has grown from the visionary efforts of a handful of Winter Park residents and community leaders, to a 307-bed acute care facility that is a model of community health and wellness. Over the years the hospital has continually expanded to meet the needs of the community, adding an upscale obstetrics and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Dr. P. Phillips Baby Place, cancer care at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, Winter Park, and state-of-the-art surgery, recovery and rehabilitation at the Florida Hospital Orthopedic Institute. Together with the community we serve, we're building a model of community health and wellness for generations to come.

Department Profile:
We promote health and healing by nourishing with compassion. The Nutritional Services Department at Winter Park Memorial Hospital provides quality meals and service to our patient population utilizing a room service concept. Our friendly meal hostesses deliver meals to patients designed to comply with physician directed diets to encourage healing and well being. Our staff of over 50 food service professionals take pride in providing nourishing meals to not only our patient family, but also our staff, visitors and physicians at WPMH.

Work Hours/Shifts:
Generally working 8 hour shifts between the hours of 6 am - 8:30 pm. Will be generally scheduled for up to 5 days a week between Monday - Sunday. Weekends are required.

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. This position will communicate with area leaders regarding issues which might affect service, quality, and productivity. The Nutrition Associate will 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

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • None

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork 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 Winter Park and apply online today.

Job Keywords:
Nutritional Services

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