Dietary Aide

at The Brook Hospitals KMI

Louisville, KY

Posted on Feb. 7, 2018

Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan, Paid vacation

The Brook Hospital KMI is seeking a Dietary Aide/ Food Services .Associate to join our team

• Rewarding work environment • Growth & development opportunities • Competitive compensation • Medical, dental, vision, & prescription drug plan • 401k plan with company match • Generous paid time off

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory care centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Since 1985 The Brook Hospital has been offering hope to individuals, families, and communities. The Brook offers two outstanding hospitals in Louisville, Kentucky, KMI & Dupont. The Brook is the leader in providing quality mental health and addiction treatment services. Our commitment to care includes developing integrated delivery systems through partnerships with medical surgical hospitals, community mental health centers, educational institutions, managed care organizations, local health professionals and agencies. The Brook Hospital will strive to set the standard for excellence in the field of behavioral health care and will maintain its leadership role by treating each patient as a respected individual of our community.

QualificationsThe Food Services Associate is responsible for the following: Assisting with preparing the salad bar, if applicable, maintaining and adequate supply of beverages, ensuring the cafeteria and dining room remain clean at all times, assisting in the preparation and delivery of patient meals and room supplies, operating the dish machine, assisting the cook as required and stocking kitchen necessities on each floor as required and stocking cafeteria with needed items.

ResponsibilitiesComply with established guidelines for sanitation and safety

Obtain the tray count by unit for each breakfast, lunch and dinner meal. Assist the cook in preparing each meal tray

Set up the salad bar and prepare vegetables, salads and other salad bar items in a neat and orderly fashion (a.m. diet side)

Set up dessert bar

Ensure the salad bar displays an attractive and tasteful appearance

Washes dishes and maintain the dish room area in a clean and orderly fashion

Utilize portion control guidelines when preparing food

Record dish machine temperatures on daily log after each meal, and record sanitizer strength in the morning daily

Follow cleaning assignments of the dining room and food preparation area daily

Maintain an adequate supply of beverages and ensure coffee pots remain full

Interact well with patients in the serving line providing good customer service and offer assistance when needed

Encourage a harmonious working relationship in the department as well as with all employees of the facility

Report any equipment malfunction immediately to the Food Service Cook/Supervisor, Cook or Dietary Director

Clean tables and chairs after lunch and mop cafeteria floor at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Ensure coffee and paper goods orders for units and departments are done

Make sure all units are stocked with milk and snacks each day, including HS stacks for special diets

Other duties as assigned and weekend work is often required

Work hoursVaries.

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