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#95072 Room Service Attendant

Filing Deadline: Fri 8/24/2018

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/15/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from High School or GED.

  • 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 and experience.

  • Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the assigned position.

  • Must be fluent in English (reading, writing and speaking).

  • Demonstrated food and beverage knowledge.

  • Thorough knowledge of quality food service techniques and standards.

  • Ability to set and deliver quality meal service as ordered, on time, hot and in accordance with hospital standards.

  • Versed in hospitality, attention to detail, and quality control.

  • Strong professional attitude.

  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times and remain calm in stressful situations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Nutrition or related field.
  • Training in food and/or hospitality services.
  • Room service experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • 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.

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, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
HOSP BLANK AST 2
Department:
La Jolla Nutritional Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
3
Work Schedule:
Eves, Variable, Sunday-Saturday

 

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.