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.
ResponsibilitiesDelivers 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.
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
DegreeHigh School Diploma or GED Benefits Statement
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