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UnityPoint Health Food Service Nutrition Host-Main Kitchen-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

  • Performs routine dietary services to patient care areas according to established quality standards. Serves, and stores food according to specified menu and dietary procedures.

  • Performs proper cleaning and sanitation of foodservice equipment, and work area. Provides exemplary customer service skills.

  • Must be able to deliver, set up and serve food to patients, visitors and staff on a limited time schedule.

  • Perform specified cash handling duties.

  • Acts as a liaison between the patient, Food & Nutrition department and Nursing Services and attends to all patient food needs.

  • Communicates effectively with patients, guests, and hospital personnel.

  • Assists in meeting patients’ dietary needs by preparing them for each meal to include assisting with menus, passing and collection of meal trays, explanation of diets, distributing water and nourishments and responding to patients’ requests, charting patient food, beverage and water intakes.

  • Cleans and maintains the kitchen pantries.

Education: High School Diploma or GED or currently enrolled in high school.

Experience: Previous food service experience or class preparation preferred.

Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.

Requisition ID: 2021-90124

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Food Service-Kitchen- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.5

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Evenings 4pm-8pm with rotating weekends; 20 hrs/wk

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