BJC Healthcare Catering Associate (Boone) 6a-2:30p in Columbia, Missouri
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Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Nutrition and Food Services department provides good-tasting, attractive meals designed to meet the nutritional needs of our patients, staff and visitors. The meals are prepared and served by staff trained in quantity food production, food safety and sanitation. The clinical staff of registered, licensed dietitians assess the nutritional needs of each patient to ensure adequate nutrients are provided to meet individual requirements for healing and to provide education to attain and maintain good health. The dietitians are supported by a group of diet technicians who assist patients with menu selection, nutritional supplements and between meal snacks as prescribed to optimize health.
The Catering Associate performs patient meal service for the Department of Food and Nutrition. Responsible for patient meal service on assigned units. This includes menu selections, tray assembly, catering rounds, tray delivery and retrieval, recording of intake/calorie counts, special requests, galley/floor stock maintenance, and nourishment delivery. Communicates directly with nursing to obtain updated diet orders. Responds to patient, family and nursing needs.
Delivers patient meals to assigned areas, documents meals and calorie intake and rounds on patients in accordance to department expectations.
Assembles meal trays and menus in accordance to guidelines.
Communicates patient diets, delivery of meals and special requests with patient care team.
Maintains an organized and stocked galley.
- No Experience
- No Experience
Preferred Requirements and Additional JobInformation
- High School Diploma or GED
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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