Patient Liaison I Food Service (Flex)
Location: White Haven
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Title: Patient Liaison I Food Service (Flex)
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Hospitality Services, Food Services
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-GWV Food Services Patient Services Team
Date Posted: 06/20/2022
Job ID: R-33821
Job Summary Functions as the liaison between the patient care units
and the Department of Foodservices. Responsible for distribution
and explanation of patient menus, assisting patients with diet
appropriate menu selections, setting-up and delivering meal trays
and snacks, working collaboratively with nursing and the clinical
team to provide the best possible patient experience.
- Establishes a rapport with patients (i.e., provides patients
with general information regarding the services of the Foodservice
- Responds to patient and customer needs in an appropriate,
positive, manner with the goal of maximizing patient/customer
- Uses computer or iPad to enter patient menu selections into our
menu system with consideration for: diet order, allergies,
nourishments, food and beverage preferences and dislikes, and other
- Must be able to calculate fluid restrictions and specialized
meal patterns according to diet requirements.
- Delivers, passes and collects meal trays and late trays from
patient rooms and designated retrieval areas following established
infection control policies.
- Assists patients with tray set up if needed.
- Works with members of the clinical team to ensure that patient
concerns and/or special needs are met.
- Inventories and/or stocks unit kitchens to maintains floor
stock at appropriate par levels.
- Monitor dates of floor stock and rotates product when
- Performs cleaning assignments in designated areas.Work is
typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for
satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Preferred)
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Patient Liaison I Food Service (Flex), Hospitality & Tourism , White Haven, Pennsylvania
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