Patient Liaison II Foodservice (Full Time, Sign on Bonus))
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-20845
Functions as the liaison between the patient care units and the Department of Foodservices. Coordinates information exchange related to patient meal service. Assists with directing activities of the tray line and patient service program to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of Food Service functions.
Receives and processes information from patient service staff, production staff, diet office, fax, and/or phone related to patient meal service.
Coordinates the activities of the patient service staff to ensure meal selections are completed within established timeframes.
Coordinates dissemination of information from central diet office (tray tickets, tally reports, nourishment labels, and other required reports) and distributes this information to appropriate areas of the Foodservices Department.
Uses program software and diet order change information provided by the diet office to coordinate tray assembly to ensure patient trays are correct and sent timely according to established procedures.
Relieves Foodservice Workers within assigned area as needed to ensure the job is completed on time and meets standards.
This may include but is not limited to serving on the patient units, calling patients for meal selections, portioning or serving food and/or beverages on the patient tray line or completing other duties related to patient meal service.
Tracks floors stock sent to inpatient units and enters charges into the software program.
Answers phones, records messages on appropriate forms and processes information.
Works cooperatively with other personnel in a team effort to accomplish departmental objectives in accordance with hospital policy.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Preferred)
Minimum of 2 years-Food Service (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
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We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13... hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.