Nutrition Services Ambassador/FSW

Wayne HealthCare - Greenville, OH

Department: Nutrition Services 
Status: 0.8
Shift: Evening Shift

This position is primary to second shift but may be scheduled to work day shift on an as needed basis. Although the primary position is food service worker; the applicant will be back-up Ambassador. The applicant will be cross trained to other functions within the department and scheduled to these functions as needed.  



  • Previous experience in Healthcare Nutrition Services work is preferred.
  • Previous cook experience in a large industrial kitchen preferred.
  • Previous experience in food service preferred. 



  • Perform any tasks involved in dishwashing and cleaning operations of food service.
  • Work on central tray line, assisting with patient tray set up and preparation.
  • Set up utensils and food supplies for cooks as directed.
  • Prepare and set up steam table and serving line for either cafeteria or patient tray service.
  • Assist as needed to expedite the flow of work in the kitchen and food service.
  • Employee is competent and knowledgeable to fulfill nutritional requirements for normal, modified, therapeutic diets, and other special diets.
  • Rotates in and out of the cook and foodservice worker positions.
  • Serves meals to patients in a professional and efficient manner
  • Instructs patients on meal ordering system following an established script
  • Assesses patient’s ability to utilize the meal order system and follow up with appropriate staff member if unable to participate
  • Processes diet requisitions retrieved from nursing stations
  • Delivers between meal nourishments directly to patients
  • Retrieves completed meals from patient’s rooms in a timely manner
  • Records nutrient intake from meals
  • Portions food items in proper containers utilizing proper portion sizes
  • Creates a service culture
  • Takes ownership of a problem and ensures a positive outcome, follows up each problem until it comes to a resolution
  • Serves as a quality assurance control point for every aspect of the room service program
  • Presents a professional appearance in the uniform prescribed by the department at all times.
  • All other tasks as assigned.

Wayne HealthCare is a tobacco free environment and as such no longer hires tobacco users.