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Dietry Food Services@2X

Patient Host or Hostess / SEIU - J

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Natrona Heights, PA - Allegheny Valley Hospital
  • Food/Nutrition
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Gathers menu selections from assigned patients at the bedside; delivers and collects patient trays, calorie count information, dietary supplements and ensures the overall customer satisfaction of patients.


  • Interacts with assigned patients in an effort to gather menu selections. (25%)
  • Deliver and retrieves food carts in a timely manner. Ensures that patient trays are accurate according to the patient's diet prescription, and delivered on time and in accordance with the tray delivery schedule. (25%)
  • Corrects menus to reflect therapeutic diet prescriptions, as needed. (30%)
  • Accurately controls par levels of nourishments and floor supplies. (5%)
  • Completes assigned sidework in a timely fashion. (5%)
  • Accurately communicates special tallied menu items to production area. Completes forecasting tally. (10%)



  • High school diploma or GED required


  • Associate's Degree in culinary arts or clinical dietetics preferred.
  • One (1) year of food and nutrition or customer service experience required.
  • Experience in high volume institutional food service operations preferred; basic computer skills; familiar with diets and diet terminology; knowledge of accrediting agency requirements preferred.

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