NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's leading orthopedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopedic program in New York City. The hospital is consistently ranked among the leading orthopedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopedic Surgery, Rheumatology, Neurology, and Radiology.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Food Service Worker.
In this role, the successful candidate ensures that patients receive appropriate nourishments, trays, and food selections under the direction of the Patient Services Supervisor.
Updates and corrects patient menus on a timely basis. Reviews patient menus to ensure adherence to prescribed diets and nutritional care plans. Modifies menus in accordance with changes in diet orders. Ensures that patient menus contain all the necessary information: name, room number, and diet orders. Ensures that patient's food allergies, and intolerance are taken care of and noted.
Visits assigned patients on a daily basis and assists with menus. Reviews patient menus to ensure adherence to prescribed diets and nutritional care plans. Modifies menus in accordance with changes in diet orders. Ensures that patient menus contain all the necessary information: name, room number, and diet orders. Ensures that patient's food allergies, and intolerance are taken care of and noted.
Assures daily delivery of patient nourishments. Maintains work area in a neat and orderly manner. Delivers appropriate patient supplements/snacks to patients' rooms as scheduled. Checks the temperature of tray line refrigerators daily and informs supervisor of any problems. Assures refrigerator is clean and contents are properly dated and marked for freshness (based on date dot system), or discarded. Always notify supervisor of any problem with the refrigeration unit.
Attends training classes as directed. Participates actively in all training programs including in-services and meetings. Demonstrates an awareness and understanding of materials and instruction given. Identifies and actively pursues a planned program for educational growth through OD&L classes, reading journals, etc.
Consults with clinical dietitian and supervisor regarding each patient's dietary needs and change in patient status.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent preferred; Ability to speak, read and write English. Must be able to understand and carry out simple oral and written instructions. Minimum six (6) months on a tray assembly line or related experience preferred.
Preferred Qualifications: A.A. degree in Nutrition or related major.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.