BJC Healthcare CATERING ASSOCIATE, (AS NEEDED) in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide.Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

The Food and Nutrition Services department at Missouri Baptist Medical Center's mission is to providenutritionally balancedmeals and medical nutrition therapyfor patients, staff and visitors of Missouri Baptist Medical Center byworking collaboratively withthe facility's nursing, ancillaryand medical staff professionals. Our licensed clinical dieticians provide medical nutrition therapyto both inpatients and outpatients as it relates to their personal medicalneeds.The department's patient services,production and retail teams work to deliver a variety offood offerings on a daily basisthat are nutritionally balanced, healthy, flavorful and fresh for the hospital's patients, employees and visitors.

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Role Purpose

The Catering Associate performs patient meal service for the Department of Food and Nutrition. Responsible for patient meal service on assigned units. This includes menu selections, tray assembly, catering rounds, tray delivery and retrieval, recording of intake/calorie counts, special requests, galley/floor stock maintenance, and nourishment delivery. Communicates directly with nursing to obtain updated diet orders. Responds to patient, family and nursing needs.


  • Delivers patient meals to assigned areas, documents meals and calorie intake and rounds on patients in accordance to department expectations.

  • Assembles meal trays and menus in accordance to guidelines.

  • Communicates patient diets, delivery of meals and special requests with patient care team.

  • Maintains an organized and stocked galley.

Minimum Requirements


  • No Experience

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Preferred Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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