For more than 125 years, Norton Healthcare’s faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leading health care system based in Louisville, Ky. It is the area’s third largest private employer, providing care at nearly 140 locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals with more than 1,800 licensed beds; five outpatient centers; 12 Norton Immediate Care Centers; 12,000 employees; more than 600 employed medical providers; and in excess of 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. Norton Healthcare was the 2011 recipient of the prestigious National Quality Forum National Quality Healthcare Award, along with the 2011 Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Award. The organization has consistently been recognized as one of the best places to work in Metro Louisville, the state of Kentucky and nationally. Norton Healthcare and Humana are one of only four national pilot sites, and the only one in Kentucky, to study the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model through the prestigious Brookings – Dartmouth ACO Pilot Project. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com .
The incumbent is responsible for communication between the nursing units and Food & Nutrition Services regarding patient menu, diet changes, Clinical Dietitian services, and general patient services. He/or she is to communicate with patients, visitors, and staff in a courteous and professional manner. The Dietetic Hospitality Associate is responsible for providing services to patients ranging in age, including neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric through obtaining daily meal selections and preferences and is responsible for developing menu tallies for food production, NPO patients, supplements and nourishments, and floor stock. He/or she is to prepare the patients’ meals accurately and in a timely manner as well as deliver the patients’ meals according to an updated diet worksheet and must be familiar with dietary restrictions on special, modified diets to ensure optimal patient care and satisfaction. The Dietetic Hospitality Associate must react accurately and effectively with all changes to assure efficient timing of service and accuracy of transmission and translation of physician ordered modified diets and must follow infection control policies in the department and hospital. Where applicable, uses the skills appropriate to serve the needs of patients/families aged neonate through geriatric.
Minimum of one year customer service
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Desired
High School graduate or equivalent
Computer and Calculator skills
Norton Healthcare offers a competitive benefit package including:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays
Short and Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
College Savings Plan
Children's Choice Day Care Center
Downtown Fitness Center
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen & Criminal Background Check
Norton Healthcare is an EEO/AA employer
Norton Healthcare - 19 months ago
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