Nutrition Services Aide
Nutrition Services Aide AboutMedStar St. Mary's Hospital Nestled in the waterside community of Leonardtown, Maryland, MedStar St. Mary's Hospital is a full-service hospital, delivering state-of-the-art emergency, acute inpatient and outpatient care. With innovative technology and a dedication to excellence, our staff is committed to providing you and your family quality medical care with a compassionate touch. Whether you receive medical care, utilize rehabilitative therapy or participate in a community screening, MedStar St. Mary's Hospital places a priority on delivering a positive healthcare experience General Summary of Position: Prepares and portions salads and desserts. Works on patient tray line. Passes and collects patient trays. Inventories and stocks department and patient care refrigerators and dry stores. Serves in the cafeteria. Operates grill, stocks the cafeteria and cleans area after meal service. Works on dish machine, stores clean dishes, pans and utensils, and washed pots and pans. Cleans and sanitizes work area and equipment. Qualifications: Completion of 10 th grade. Knowledge of safe food handling practices and good customer skills required. Previous experience in healthcare or institutional food services preferred. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations. Assists in the preparation, service and distribution of patient food according to departmental procedures. Work and stock the following positions on the patient tray line: Starter, Cold Box, Beverage Station. Delivers patient trays and prepare individual patient nourishments. Inventory, stock and record patient care refrigerators. Assists in the preparation, display, service and close down of the cafeteria service according to departmental procedures. Practices safe food handling practices according to departmental food safety policy. Records temperature required by food safety policy. Operates dish machine, working both the clean and dirty end of dish machine. Ensures proper operation of the machine and is responsible for proper handling and storage of clean dishes. Adheres to assigned cleaning schedule for work area and equipment as demonstrated by completed daily closedown list. Performs other related duties as assigned. About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.