Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, TGH is licensed for 1,007 beds, and with more than 8,000 employees, is one of the region's largest employers.
TGH is the area's only level I trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. With five medical helicopters* we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children's Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric kidney transplant services and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state. As the region's leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.
Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2018-19, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in six medical specialties: Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in six medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Responsible for communications between the nursing units and Dietetic Services regarding patient menus, diet changes, tray delivery and general patient services.
Assesses patient's ability to utilize meal ordering system and ensures service accuracy.
Adheres to standards related to food quality and service excellence.
Develops menu tallies for food production, and is responsible for NPO and tube feeding protocol monitoring.
Must respond accurately and efficiently to physician diet order changes by supplying patients with menu that appropriately corresponds to diet order.
Maintains critical communication with dietitians and department management regarding patient concerns and demonstrates high level of patient service/satisfaction.
Performs computer-related activities as required.
Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
High school diploma or GED
Ability to accurately comprehend and respond to oral and written instructions in English for patient safety.
Able to demonstrate basic computer skills and history of customer service.
1 year of college education in a related field preferred.
2 years experience working in a hospital, commercial restaurant, or other food service operation preferred
The Tampa General Hospital Foundation Inc