Houston, Texas

JOB SUMMARY
Assists the management team in developing as well as implementing process improvements for increasing patient and customer satisfaction. In the absence of the Manager the Food Service Team Leader must possesses the appropriate job knowledge and skill to follow through as well as correct problems with the customer (patients, staff and visitors). Actively participates in the department's quality/performance improvement programs. The employee is assigned to work in food service department areas and direct duties such as: assisting in tray assembly, simple food preparation, serving customers, replenishing stations, cash handling and transporting food carts in a timely manner. Completes approved number of required customer service and/or diet knowledge inservices. Always uses the ICARE values and Service Pride standards and ensures that department associates are doing so as well. Communicates with peers and management regarding identified hazards in the work place. Follows correct procedures in cleaning of equipment and sanitation of work areas, along with special cleaning as assigned. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Follows all departmental policies and procedures and must comply with the City of Houston Food Ordinance. Schedules, thoroughly documents and monitors time and attendance. Reports overtime accurately. Reports staffing concerns to management in a timely manner. Performs other duties as assigned.

PATIENT AGE GROUP/POPULATION SERVED
Direct assessment not applicable
Customers and patients (pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics)

Requirements:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Retail
  • Assists Manager in overall operations of foodservice, schedules, service standards, menus, cashiers and sanitation as directed by Manager. (EF)
  • Responsible for maintaining signage in each area of the Market Place and the display cases. Assists Manager in the inventory and ordering. Receives and checks in all food and supplies according to procedure. Signs invoices and promptly processes for payment through FNS Food Control. (EF)
  • Monitors cashiers, cash handler and relieves as necessary. Reconciles cash deposit to actual activity when necessary. Responsible for all financial reports daily, weekly, and monthly. Responsible for maintaining financial controls. (EF)
  • Maintaining menu boards including pricing. Checks for correct spelling and accurate pricing. Responsible for making the menu line recording clear and concise.
  • Assists in reviewing all charge tickets. Charges cost centers accurately on an ongoing basis. Completes end of the month billing and financials in a timely manner. Maintains a positive working relationship with Financial Accounting. (EF)
  • Contacts Facilities for maintenance issues.
  • Conducts safety and sanitation inspections to meet all standards of the hospital and regulatory agencies.
  • Provides input on employee performance for merit evaluations. Assists Manager in completing merits in a timely manner. Meets all deadlines for merits. (EF)
  • Maintains high standards of service to meet customer needs. Resolves customer issues that result in positive outcomes. Greets customers and is available during peak times. Maintains serving and dining area in excellent condition. (EF)
  • Maintains personnel records to meet hospital and JCAHO standards. Provides mandatory in-services and training as specified by hospital and department. (EF)

Patient Services/Fondren 12
  • Assists Manager in overall operations of patient dining services, scheduling, service standards, customer service training and sanitation as directed by Manager. (EF)
  • Responsible for accurately maintaining and reviewing reports (i.e., overtime, pantry requests, tray tracking, abandon call rate). Assists Manager in the inventory and ordering. Receives and checks in all supplies according to procedure. Signs invoices as needed and submits to FNS Food Control for payment. (EF)
  • Monitors server activities and fills in as necessary. Responsible for maintaining budgetary controls. (EF)
  • Promotes and maintains good public relations with nursing. Attends to customer complaints and problems regarding the delivery of services promptly. (EF)
  • Contacts facilities for maintenance issues.
  • Conducts safety and sanitation inspections to meet all standards of the hospital and regulatory agencies.
  • Provides input on employee performance for merit evaluations. Assists Manager in completing merits in a timely manner. Meets all deadlines for merits. (EF)
  • Completes approved number of required customer service and diet classes.
  • Maintains high standards of service to meet customer needs. Resolves customer issues that result in positive outcomes. Greets customers and is available during peak times. Maintains the condition of service areas. (EF)
  • Maintains personnel records to meet hospital and The Joint Commission standards. Provides mandatory in-services and training as specified by hospital and department. (EF)

Qualifications:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
High School diploma or GED required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Three years of supervisory experience in a food service operation. Cashier experience necessary.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Must obtain City of Houston Food Services Manage Certification within 90 days of employment. Must maintain current certification thereafter.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Physically able to sit/stand throughout scheduled shifts. Operates potentially
hazardous equipment. Must adhere with the Food and Nutrition Services' Standards of Appearance and comply with the City of Houston Food Ordinances.
  • Must demonstrate competency in the use of a computer, MS Office software, HIS, MethOD, CBORD, MICROS software and/or 10-key calculator (as appropriate by area) as well as all other equipment used in the work area.

  • Company Profile:

    Based in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital is delivering on a mission started in 1919, which continues today – bringing quality, integrity, compassion and innovation into everything we do. As the flagship hospital of Houston Methodist, Houston Methodist Hospital is a nationally recognized medical center with a history of health care innovation. Houston Methodist Hospital was awarded Magnet recognition for nursing excellence for a fourth consecutive time by the ANCC. In addition, Houston Methodist Hospital was recently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top 20 hospitals and was also ranked the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the fifth consecutive year.

Houston, Texas

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