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Dordrina Arrington

Food Services Manager

New York, NY


I am currently working for a catering company. inwhich I have a great respect for, on theother hand my passion is to work with patient care in a hospital or nursing home facility.

Work Experience

Food Services Manager

Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers
New York, NY

1988 to 2009

• Trained and motivated the Nutritional Department employees implementing safety regulations, policies and departmental guidelines 
• Established and maintained the operation of food service management for over 500 bedded patients and over 250 employees in the food services department 
• Oversaw the workflow for union staff including porters, tray line service workers, cooks, dietary aides, dietary clerks, dishwashers, caterers, receivers and all deliveries 
• Maintained and administered all operational policies and procedures for food preparation, temps, food distribution and sanitation solutions according to health codes 
• Administered times cards, weekly payroll, holiday adjustments, overtime adjustments, scheduling employees, sick call coverage, classification review s and patient's survey applications 
• Managed the investigation of patient's complaints regarding food quality and implementing resolutions for all cases 
• Trained nutritional department employees and managers for adherence to policies and practices of patient care protocols 
• Planned, organized and implemented regulated menus for food department tray line services.

Dietary Aide

Water-view Nursing Home
Queens, NY

1985 to 1987

• Assisted Head Dietitian with updated menu specifications for hospital patients' and dietary supplements 
• Utilized Honeywell computer software for updating patient reports, discharges, and registration of patients. 
• Prepared and delivered patient meals to all units.


Medical Billing and Coding

Kaplan University