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UnityPoint Health Food Service Nutrition Host-Trayline-Methodist West in West Des Moines, Iowa

Performs routine dietary services to patient care areas according to established quality standards. Consistently utilizes a holistic approach considering physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to age of the patients served in the assigned area. Serves, and stores food according to specified menu and dietary procedures. Performs proper cleaning and sanitation of foodservice equipment, and work area. Successful performance of this work will result in safe food to patients and guests of UPH-DM. Provides exemplary customer service skills. Must be able to deliver, set up and serve food to patients, visitors and staff on a limited time schedule. Perform specified cash handling duties. Acts as a liaison between the patient, Food & Nutrition department and Nursing Services and attends to all patient food needs. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families and all hospital staff.

Strictly adheres to sanitation procedures and maintains a clean uncluttered work area. Follows daily and weekly cleaning assignments and checks out with the supervisor or lead prior to badging out. Displays a friendly, caring attitude to patients, guests and employees. Works as a team player and portrays a “can do” motivated attitude. Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations. Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule. Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately. Must be able to think independently and make decisions based on job specific requirements.

High School Diploma or GED or currently enrolled in high school.

Previous food service experience or class preparation preferred.

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Silver Level National Career Readiness Certificate preferred.

Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.

Requisition ID: 2021-85892

Street: 1660 60th

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Food Service-Kitchen- West

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .5

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Varied 6:30am-11:30am /11:30am-8pm; with weekend rotation - 20 hrs/wk

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