Nutritional Services – Patient Service Attendant/Cafeteria Assistant
Florida Hospital - Orlando, FL

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Nutritional Services


Florida Hospital's Nutritional Services Department is currently accepting applications. Available positions may be full-time, part-time or on call, and may cover a variety of scheduled shifts including days, evenings and nights. Locations may also vary based on the needs of our campus locations in Altamonte, Celebration, East Orlando, Orlando, Kissimmee and Winter Park.

The positions that Florida Hospital is accepting applications for include:

Cafeteria Generalist / Cashier

Position is cross-functional in nature and can be assigned various areas. These areas include but are not limited to cashier, food preparation, food server, deli/ salad bar, smoothie/ dessert/ coffee/ dining room attendant, etc. Operates cash register with speed and accuracy while providing world-class service. Responsible for preparing, serving, and or maintaining the quality of hot or cold food items and or maintaining the orderliness of work areas as assigned. Ensures that when preparing foods, they will follow recipe specifications and ensure the products meet standards for quality, taste, appearance, freshness as well as proper portions and product labeling. Meets production/service deadlines, and demonstrate cost conscious behaviors. All sanitation, safety, cleanliness, food storage and food handling standards must be followed. May be expected to clean and/or stock throughout the shift. Must have knowledge of food items and must interact with customers to answer questions and to promote food offerings.

Patient Service Attendant - Room Service Attendant

Responsible for enhancing the patient experience by being responsible for all operations of the Room Service Area that include ensuring the receipt of food orders, food preparation and food delivery of all patient meal trays whom could not eat at normal meal service times. Assists in the completion of the patient trays and the flow of food carts for patients who eat during scheduled meal times. Complies with all patient confidentiality requirements (HIPAA) and sanitation and safety requirements. During delivery of food items, interacts with patients of all age groups and nurtures positive relationships with nursing, Health Unit Coordinators, etc.

Patient Service Attendant - Tray line

Responsible for the set up, service and breakdown of menu items on the trayline. Plates food and mixes beverages for the patients' meal trays ensuring proper portions, using quality measures for taste, freshness and attractive plate presentation. Demonstrates adherence to safety and sanitation standards in the preparation, service, storage and rotation of all food products used on trayline. Responsible for interacting and communicating with patients of all age groups and their families with compassion and courtesy. Prepares and delivers late meal trays and individual nourishments.

Special Functions Server

Responsible for the delivery, set up, service and clean up of all food and supplies for catered functions, which may include off campus locations and The Doctor's Lounge. Responsible for attractively arranging and maintaining the neatness and organization of the food buffet table, dining tables and banquet room. Must also maintain the quality of hot or cold food items and or maintain the orderliness of work areas in the kitchen. Must serve customers in a friendly and professional manner from the buffet table as well as full waitress waiter service, as needed. Responsible for some food preparation of salads and sandwiches and may need to coordinate service of other foods with the banquet chef. Ensures that when preparing foods, they will follow recipe specifications and ensure the products meet standards for quality, taste, appearance, freshness as well as proper portions and product labeling. Expected to clean, organize, re-stock and clear tables throughout the catered event. Must have knowledge of food items.

Must be people-oriented and display a friendly, courteous disposition and have the ability to effectively interact with patients and family of all ages, peers and other Nutritional Services/Hospital staff. Must be team and service orientated and communicate effectively and in a professional manner. Must be able to read, write and speak English effectively.



  • Bi or multi- lingual
  • Familiarity with modified diet prescriptions




  • High School Graduate or GED credential
  • 2 year customer service experience in related field
  • 2 years food service experience in related field
  • Preferred bakery retail experience and cashier experience
  • 5 years cooking experience (Ingredient Room Coordinator)
  • Previous billing experience (Special Functions)
  • None


  • Culinary training
  • ServSafe
  • Certified Dietary Manager
The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change.

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Aug 27, 2013, 8:27:30 AM

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Florida Hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit health care organization, with eight distinct campus locations in a fast-growing,...