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Food Services Specialist

Company: HonorHealth
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview Looking to be part of something more meaningful? At HonorHealth, youll be part of a team, creating a multi-dimensional care experience for our patients. Youll have opportunities to make a difference. From our Ambassador Movement to our robust training and development programs, you can select where and how you want to make an impact. HonorHealth offers a diverse benefits portfolio for our full-time and part-time team members designed to help you and your family live your best lives. Visit to learn more. Join us. Lets go beyond expectations and transform healthcare together. HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation, and community services with approximately 13,100 team members, 3,500 affiliated providers and nearly 700 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealths mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve. As a community healthcare system, we have a unique responsibility to keep our facilities as safe as possible to protect our patients and team members. With this in mind, we require all new hires to have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine before their start date and be scheduled for their second dose. New hires who choose to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine only need one dose to fulfill this requirement. Reasonable accommodations will be considered. Responsibilities Job Summary The Food Services Specialists directs the opening and closing of the department; leads, directs and assigns work to all assigned staff, checks and adjusts staffing for absenteeism and workload to ensure adequate coverage for essential positions and redistributes work assignments to meet service demand. Assigns tasks, coordinates preparation and production of food required for all service points. Checks production tally against patient census, cafeteria requirements, retails areas, diet office, and catering. Assists with the training and evaluation of staff competency and performance. Opens and closes department at beginning and end of shift. Adjusts staffing for absenteeism and workload. Assigns tasks, coordinates preparation and production of food required for all service points. Leads, directs and assigns work to all assigned staff. Checks production tally against patient census, cafeteria requirements, retails areas, diet office, and catering. Adjusts amounts to meet projected volume. Preps, and completes food items for service as needed. Assumes grill cooking and entre service tasks as required. Monitors flow of customers at all cash register stations. Resolves cashiering conflicts and delays. Monitors use of equipment. Performs equipment preventative maintenance according to specifications and requirements. Monitors patient menu selection process. Evaluates selected menus for nutritional balance and compliance with written physician orders. Monitors patient menu selection process. Ensures that scripting standards are being met. Ensures that modified diet standards are met at the patient bedside or during telephone/television selection process and that dietary restrictions are explained to patient as needed. Monitors and supervises all Diet Office activities. Ensures accurate and timely processing of diet orders, patient clinical nutrition information and meals calls. Maintains records of meals served, nourishments preparation & delivery and tube feeding prescriptions, preparation and service. Monitors patient census and adjusts work assignments to meet meal and call processing service demands. Inspects all areas for compliance with Maricopa County Health Department Food Code. Maintains production and service areas sanitation standards. Assures compliance with standards for Nutrition Protocols, Infection Control, Food Safety, OSHA, Arizona Department of Health and County Health Department regulations. Trains new staff and retrains current staff on an ongoing basis. Orients staff to all areas of Food Services. Evaluates task competencies, telephone skills and service skills. Reports performance strengths/concerns/variances to Supervisor. Resolves problems and service disruptions with a high standard of customer service and satisfaction. Follows up on complaints to ensure effectiveness or corrective actions. May be assigned to work any position in assigned work area as needed. Demonstrates a willingness to assist with additional duties; willing to adjust individual priorities to meet service needs. May include diet office, meal assembly, tray passing, meal rounding and dining call processing. For catering: schedules, plans, and coordinates catering for meetings, conferences, and education events; selects menus, forecasts products required, and arranges for rental items; prepares food, sets up and serves catering clients. Qualifications Experience 1 year related experience Required Licenses and Certifications Food Service/Food Handlers Card - Food Handlers Card Food Handlers Card Upon Hire Required

Keywords: HonorHealth, Scottsdale , Food Services Specialist, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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