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Catering Associate



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Responsible for patient food service on assigned units , to include menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pickup, special requests and needs, and in-between meal food delivery.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Canton Potsdam Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Nutritional Services

SCHEDULE: 12.5 Hour, Variable


  • Preferred: High School diploma or equivalent.


  • Takes patient menu selections prior to each meal, complying with dietary restrictions on special, modified diets to ensure optimal food preferences are met within guidelines of diet order limitations and offering alternates to menu as allowed to accommodate food allergies and cultural, ethnic and religious preferences.

  • Assembles trays according to patient menu on tray tickets in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Interacts with Nursing to ensure patient diet prescriptions are accurate and patients food needs are met.

  • Completes catering rounds after passing trays to inquire if patient needs anything else.

  • Retrieves trays from patient rooms shortly after completing rounds.

  • Assists Diet Tech with monitoring of patients who are NPO, on liquid diets, have a calorie count ordered, or need nutrition handouts.

  • Contributes to patient satisfaction goals by providing high quality service.

  • Follows HACCP guidelines when assembling and distributing food supplies to ensure quality and safety of food supply, recording information on quality control form.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $17.31 - $24.60

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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