Truman Medical Centers Food Service Specialist - Lakewood (12hr day shift) in Lee's Summit, Missouri
Food Service Specialist - Lakewood (12hr day shift)
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
Responsible for patient food service on assigned unit/floor. This includes menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pickup, special requests and needs, and in-between meal food delivery. Delivery of floor stocks including supplements. Assists in the preparation and service of food.
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
Must have good basic math skills
Ability to interact and get along with others
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Must be able to lift 50 pounds, push/pull heavy carts, and carry objects
Must be able to perform motor skills such as bending, twisting, turning, kneeling, reaching out/up wrist turning/torquing, grasping, and finger manipulation
Good verbal communication skills so as to be able to communicate well to patients, nursing, customers and co-workers
Must be able to receive and understand information given over the telephone
Ability to interact positively and empathetically with patients, customers and co-workers
High school diploma or equivalent
A minimum of one year experience in the institutional food service industry
Lakewood - Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States