VC Hospital on E Harry - Wichita, KS

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Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health is the largest provider of health care services in Kansas. We serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Position Summary:
Prepares, sets up and delivers room service trays to patients.

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
  • Prepares all accompaniments, both modified and non-modified, for all Room Service customers, including patients, guests, etc.
  • Restocks condiments areas.
  • Accurately sets up room service trays.
  • Promptly delivers tray to patient's room using scripted announcement as entering room, verifies patient identification, and opens containers for patient as needed.
  • Pulls soiled trays from utility room, delivers to dishroom, and sanitizes cart prior to next delivery. Changes out soiled tray cart as needed and/or requested.
  • Exhibits control under stressful situations continuing to work with speed, consistency and accuracy.
  • Reads and reviews menus for preparation according to proper procedure.
  • Cleans 'wall-to-wall' of designated work area according to cleaning schedules/guidelines.
  • Capably performs the following culinary basics: portioning, blending, mixing, assembling, and all other techniques as required for food preparation.
  • May perform other duties as assigned or requested



Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma, general education degree (GED), or Education Certificate preferred.
  • Required to be at least 16 years of age.

Behavioral Skills
  • A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Via Christi Health.
  • Exhibit compassion for patients, family members, and others; along with a nurturing spirit to provide care during emotionally stressful situations.
  • Must display good verbal and written communication skills, and be able to professionally receive and follow oral instructions.

Technical Skills
  • Ability to operate equipment as appropriate.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Current Food Handler's card required. (N/A at VCH-P)

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds above the head.
  • Occasionally required to sit in a stationary position.
  • Requires frequent movement throughout the day and occasional movement from one location to another within Via Christi Health.
  • Able to tolerate frequent standing on hard and soft surfaces throughout the day.
  • Occasionally performs activities that require climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and reaching with hands and arms throughout the day.
  • Frequently uses hands and fingers to handle items such as serviceware and cleaning equipment.
  • Constantly able to communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as individual voices and phone calls/paging.
  • Frequently able to use all types of vision, such as close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception, to complete daily tasks.
  • Occasionally required to detect unusual odors that could indicate spoilage or environmental issues.

Working Conditions:
  • The employee is frequently exposed to indoor elements, such as:
    • moving, mechanical parts.
    • wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to indoor elements, such as:
    • risk of electrical shock.
    • extreme cold/extreme heat.
    • toxic or caustic chemicals.
    • fumes or airborne particles.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor elements, such as:
    • outside weather conditions.
    • wet and/or humid conditions.
    • extreme cold/extreme heat.
      • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Position Scope/Patient Population:
  • Nutrition Services staff provide for the dietary needs of employees, patients and other customers of any age.

Via Christi Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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