Centura Health Nutrition Service Representative in Canon City, Colorado

St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25- acute care/critical access facilty, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communtites. St. Thomas More offers 24-hour emergency and trauma services, inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and more. St. Thomas More was rated five stars by Healthgrades® for Total Knee Replacement (2012-2017), Hip Fracture Treatment (2017), and Treatment of Sepsis (2017). Our physicians specialize in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pediatric health services. Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains and the entrance to the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state's best hiking, widllife and river sports like rafting and fishing. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmhospital.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 131805_

_Recruiter Contact:Theresa Manous/ theresamanous@centura.org_

_Clinic/Department:_* 8534 STM DIETARY*

_Hospital:_* ST THOMAS MORE*

_Schedule: Per Request Needed_

_Shift: Variable_

Position Summary

Performs routine assignments within the Nutrition Services department including food preparation and delivery, sanitation and stocking. Responsible for following Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Safe Handling Guidelines regarding food safety and sanitation. Will provide excellent customer services when working with patients, visitors and other staff members. The Nutrition Svcs Rep main responsibility may perform one or more of the following: Barista Dishwashing Floor Stock Meal Assembly and Dining Service Sanitation Tray Collection.

Minimum Education Requirements

High School diploma or GED, preferred

Minimum Experience Requirements

Previous food service, healthcare or customer service experience, preferred Strong communication skills; ability to read, write and speak English Basic computer skills

License/Certifications

Food Service Safe Certification, preferred

Position Duties (/essential functions denoted with an */ )

■ Prepare and serve food for hospital patients, employees, physicians and guests in dining room setting.*

■ Prepares grill items and serves on various stations in cafeteria. *

■ Prepares cold food items for patient areas as described in standards. *

■ Maintain adequate supply of items required for salad bar, patient and unit stocking. *

■ Prepares coffee and specialty beverages to customer’s specifications. *

■ Demonstrates ability to operate commercial food preparation equipment. *

■ Maintain quality product freshness as assured by proper label dating and rotation. *

■ Practices proper portion control on a consistent basis. *

■ Stock work area and tray line. *

■ Completes all duties of specific food production area. *

■ Treats all customers with respect and exhibits good customer service skills. *

■ Prioritize assisting customers above all other duties. *

■ Serve patients and customers in pleasant and professional manner. *

■ Questions and complaints are responded to in a timely manner. *

■ Problems, complaints, or questions that cannot be answered by the Nutrition Svc Rep are brought to the Supervisor’s attention. *

■ Provides appropriate par level per unit requisition and posts daily amount into computrition. *

■ Follows uniform and dress code policy. *

■ May fill in on a temporary basis and conduct Cashier responsibilities.

■ May assists in patient tray delivery on a temporary basis and follow tray delivery protocol when visiting a patient’s room, including patient identification checks.

■ Assist in the tray line staff in the proper sanitization of patient and dining room dishes. *

■ Sorts food waste via recycling, compost or garbage. *

■ Regularly delimes dish machine and dish room, bus track and floors are clean. *

■ Sanitizes utensils and equipment. *

■ Stocks, cleans and maintains a sanitary environment in each nourishment station. *

■ Follows proper food handling procedures by checking for appropriate food temperatures. *

■ Puts away the dry staples, disposables, frozen and refrigerated groceries in their appropriate storage areas. *

■ Ensures the use of FIFO rotation system and properly labels and dates all items per policy. *

■ Ensures that items are well organized and accessible. *

■ Assures proper cleaning and sanitization of assigned area. *

■ Follows all department and hospital infection control and safety policies. *

■ May assist on retrieving dirty trays from soiled utility rooms on the floors, replacing with a clean rack, cleans the racks on a temporary basis.

Physical Requirements

☑ Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.