Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: AdventHealth Hendersonville
The role you’ll contribute: On an as needed basis, assists patients w/ menu selection, enters menus into CBORD; assures compliance w/ physician ordered diets; assembles, distributes, retrieves patient trays and documents meal consumption; communicates patient intake/diet and supplement information to the RD staff when necessary; stocks patient floor refrigerators and MD Lounges when assigned, completes rounding tasks
The value you’ll bring to the team
Reviews the patient’s Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and obtains only necessary information that assures timely entry of admits, discharges, diet order accuracy, medical nutritional supplement order accuracy, and food allergy/restrictions compliance.
Enters and updates patient information, admissions, discharges, diet orders, food preferences, supplement orders, likes and dislikes into the Foodservice Suite Computerized Software program.
Visits patients to obtain food meal orders for breakfast, lunch, supper meals, and between meal snacks as needed, honoring and complying with all physician ordered therapeutic and mechanically altered diets.
Assists Dietitians w/ patient diet screening by communicating concerns regarding meal consumption, NPO/clear liquid/Full liquid diet orders for 5-7 days, and any patient stated concerns/requests.
ssembles daily meal production Tally sheets for food production personnel.
Ensures budget compliance when stocking work stations and patient floor kitchens with necessary food and nutrition supplemental items, assigns costs to cost centers.
Assembles, delivers, collects patient food service trays, assisting w/ meal service tasks for patients and families as requested, in accordance w/ infection control, OSHA, and HIPPA policies and procedures.
Communicates w/ Nursing diet order changes and meal intakes by completing % food consumption records for Nursing documentation in the EMR.
Performs basic nutritional screening by recording patient meal intake and reporting to Nursing for documentation in the Electronic Medical Record.
Completes patient Rounding tasks daily or as assigned, and documents in the Rounding software.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Foodservice experience beneficial but not required
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.