HEALTHCARE HOST/HOSTESS (FULLTIME) - SODEXO

Northwest Texas Healthcare System • Amarillo, TX 79106

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

In 1966, Pierre Bellon founded Sodexo on his understanding that Quality of Life is a key driver of performance. His vision continues today as we strive to meet the constantly evolving needs of our clients, our employees and the people we serve. Whether people rely on Sodexo for sustainable energy programs, efficiently designed workspaces, or wellness and nutrition, our employees share the same passion for service. In virtuallyevery environment, we design, manage and deliver On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services all part of an unrivaled portfolio of Quality of Life Services.

Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals and the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee. This is Quality of Life.

Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

DISCLAIMER
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


Job Overview:

The Healthcare Host/Hostess is responsible for effectively communicating with patients, staff and guests of the hospital to ensure accuracy and timelines of patient meal trays and floor stock. Major responsibility includes delivering meal carts to patient units, aiding in the meal set-up at bedside, discarding of soiled trays, taking inventory of nourishment area, stocking the nourishment area and accurately operating technical equipment. The Healthcare Host/Hostess will be responsible for sanitation activities, including dishware, equipment cleaning and janitorial tasks. In addition, they will be responsible for cashiering in the cafeteria. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

Hour Requirements:

Shifts can include Nights, Weekends and Holidays; hours will vary

General Responsibilities:

Delivers carts to the correct floor or patient area.

Serves trays to patients and determines if they need anything else.

Assists customers with opening containers and cutting food when requested.

Collects trays and places garbage and trash in designated containers.

Records the amount and type of special food items served to patients.

Brews coffee and tea. May be required to restock other beverage areas.

Interacts with customers in the serving and dining areas.

May take orders in an Expressly For You (EFY) environment.

May assemble and deliver patient trays in an EFY environment.

Replenish floor stock.

Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.

Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.

Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.

Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.

Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.

Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.

May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Experience/Knowledge:

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience preferred.

0 to 1 year related work experience.

Skills/Aptitude:

Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.

Ability to maintain a positive attitude.

Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.

Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.

Ability to use a computer.

Ability to provide clear directions and respond to employees.

Basic food-handling skills.

License/Qualifications

Certifications: None.

General Qualifications:

Willingness to be open to learning and growing.

Maturity of judgment and behavior.

Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.

Maintains a positive attitude.

Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.

Must comply with any dress code requirements.

Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.

Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.

Physical Requirements:

Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.

Significant walking or other means of mobility.

Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.


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