MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 Americaï¿½s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
Summary Responsible for patient food service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pick up, special requests and needs, in-between meal food delivery.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Exhibits a friendly, caring attitude to patients when introducing the Catering to You program, taking menu selections, delivering trays, inquiring during catering rounds and retrieving trays.
Takes patients menu selections prior to each meal.
Complies with dietary restrictions on special, modified diets to ensure optimal food preferences are met within guidelines of diet order limitations.
Offers alternatives to menu as allowed on prescribed diet in accordance with food allergies and sensitivities, cultural, ethnic and religious preferences, when patient inquires or needs additional selections.
Assembles trays according to patients menu on tray tickets in a timely and accurate manner.
Interacts with Nursing to ensure patientsï¿½ diet prescriptions are accurate, and patientsï¿½ food needs are met.
Completes catering rounds after passing trays to inquire if patient needs anything else.
Retrieves trays from patientsï¿½ rooms shortly after completing round.
Maintains accurate and current information for each patient on assigned unit(s).
Assists dietitian with monitoring of patients who are NPO, on liquid diets or have a calorie count ordered.
Communicates any patient related problems/concerns to appropriate personnel, in a timely manner following departmental procedures.
Adheres to facility confidentiality and patientï¿½s rights policy as outlined in the facilityï¿½s HIPAA policies and procedures.
Required: High School Graduate or equivalent
Required: Food Handler certification based on city or state requirements.
Job: Food Service/Preparation/Dietary
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 1905047312
About MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
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