Room Service Attendant - 115831
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#115831 Room Service AttendantExtended Deadline: Tue 10/11/2022
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment with hours flexing up to full time.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/21/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/03/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
As an essential member of Nutrition Services, the Room Service Attendant (RSA) is dedicated to providing exceptional quality and service to patients on the assigned inpatient floor. The RSA is the designated meal service contact for patients, ensuring all service interactions are to UCSD Health System standards of excellence for quality, professionalism, and friendliness. Under general supervision, provides high quality, personalized customer service with focused attention to detail. Obtains and honors patient food selections and preferences. Delivers meals, snacks, and beverages in a timely fashion.
Accurately follows appropriate patient identification procedures and diet orders. Utilizes current food service ordering software and technology with proficiency. Independently manages time with the utmost efficiency, and responds promptly to patient telephone requests. Responsible for handling all concerns related to meal service, verifying accuracy of orders, quality of presentation, and the provision of solutions through service recovery. Strives to meet and exceed patient and Health System expectations. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures. Upholds the Health System core values and CARING standards. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Our employees enjoy competitive total compensation packages in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is eligible for full benefits (Heath/Vision/Dental) first day of hire:
a) Meal vouchers and complimentary coffee/tea/drinks.
b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 14 paid holidays a year).
c) Work/Life Balance.
d) Work shoes provided by department.
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Two (2) years of professional experience in a quality food or hospitality service operation, or institutional food service role; or an equivalent combination of education (High School Diploma/GED) and experience.
Must possess the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the assigned position.
Ability to set and deliver quality meal service as ordered, on time, hot and in accordance with hospital standards.
Proven food and beverage knowledge. Thorough knowledge of quality food service techniques and standards.
Must be fluent in English (reading, writing and speaking).
Exhibits a professional attitude. Must be well-versed in hospitality, attention to detail, and quality control.
Must maintain confidentiality at all times and remain calm in stressful situations.
- Degree in Nutrition or related field.
- Training in food and/or hospitality services.
- Room service experience.
- Ability to work flexible locations and schedules, to include weekends and holidays.
- Constant standing, walking and bending. Ability to lift and carry food service trays.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!
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