HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Food and Nutrition Services Asst PRN in Bradenton, Florida

Blake Medical Center is located in Bradenton, Florida, just minutes from the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Manatee County. Our 383-bed, level II trauma center and has received official verification by the American College of Surgeons. Our hospital is also a proud recipient of the American Heart Association’s Gold Fit Friendly Designation for our above and beyond dedication to employees’ health.

At Blake Medical Center, we utilize complete computerized charting (“Electronic Health Record”) for our patient assessment and care documentation. We also utilize eMAR, our electronic medication administration record for the delivery of all medications provided to our patients, which has significantly reduced errors associated when administering medications. In 2013, our hospital implemented the CPOE (Computerized Physician Order Entry) application called “Advanced Clinicals”.

The Food and Nutrition Services Assistant performs a variety of tasks that facilitate the provision of food services and nutrition support to patients, employees and visitors. These duties include:

  • Performs routine duties related to preparation and serving of food.

  • Prepares food for cooking by washing, peeling, shredding, slicing, and mixing various food items.

  • Operates dishwasher or assists with washing/sterilizing dishes, glassware, silverware, utensils, pots, pans, etc.

  • Cleans kitchen work areas, collects and disposes of garbage.

  • May assist with food stocking.

  • Serves food in cafeteria for visitors and staff and in patients room following dietary, sanitary and safety guidelines.

  • Clears patients' dirty trays and works in dish room when needed.

  • Works on patient tray assembly line following menu directives for determining food items for each tray.

  • Delivers food trays to patient areas.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Job qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • 6 months food service experience preferred, previous experience in hospital food services preferred.

Title: Food and Nutrition Services Asst PRN

Location: Florida-Bradenton-Blake Medical Center - Bradenton

Requisition ID: 00309-6344