Truman Medical Center Food Service Specialist - Lakewood (6:00am - 6:30pm) in United States
Food Service Specialist - Lakewood (6:00am - 6:30pm)
TMC Truman Medical Centers
Job LocationTMC - Lakewood
Position TypeFull time
Work Schedule6:00AM - 6:30PM
Hours Per Week40
If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:
TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , TMC’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.
TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.
TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.
Responsible for patient food service on assigned unit/floor. This includes menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pickup, special requests and needs, and in-between meal food delivery. Delivery of floor stocks including supplements. Assists in the preparation and service of food.Minimum Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent GED effective August 1, 2019
Must have good basic math skills
Ability to interact and get along with others
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Must be able to lift 50 pounds, push/pull heavy carts, and carry objects
Must be able to perform motor skills such as bending, twisting, turning, kneeling, reaching out/up wrist turning/torquing, grasping, and finger manipulation
Good verbal communication skills so as to be able to communicate well to patients, nursing, customers and co-workers
Must be able to receive and understand information given over the telephone
Ability to interact positively and empathetically with patients, customers and co-workers
- A minimum of one year experience in the institutional food service industry
Working at Truman Medical Centers is about making a difference. It's providing the best care to every patient every day.