Information About this Position
- Full Time
- Supervisory Role
- 1:00 PM - 9:30 PM
- Benefits Eligible
Company and Job Overview
Hospital is the St. Louis region’s top adult
hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish
Hospitals to become Missouri’s largest hospital, it continues the
traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington
University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge
treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to
make our community as healthy as it can be.
For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021,
Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked.
The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be
designated as a Magnet® hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been
redesignated consistently since.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than
1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for
the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine
partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are
now common across the globe.
The Team Lead position provides
assistance to the Supervisor in Patient Services in the daily
operational functions and/or production manager in the Commissary
Kitchen. This position ensures the patients receive the correct
diet as ordered by the physician and screens food allergens and
modified diets as appropriate. The position is responsible for
coaching and training of new catering associates, diet techs, and
cold commissary workers. The position opens and closes the patient
services area of the department and/or the Commissary Kitchen. The
position performs a variety of audits for standards compliance as
well as regulatory requirements. This position conducts Service
Recovery with patients, families, nursing and customers of the
- Has knowledge of all special/modified diets. Assists Diet
Techs and Catering Associates with meal selections by providing
guidance/training based on prescribed diet order and diet/allergen
restrictions. Assists various positions to ensure quality,
productivity and timely delivery of service.
- Reviews tray tickets, reviews allergy alerts, performs
tray assessment audits, 5S Audits, conducts standards audits,
sanitation audits and conducts galley audits on the nursing units.
Shares results with staff and monitors action plan(s).
- Opens and closes the Patient Services area and/or the
Commissary Kitchen in the absence of a supervisor.
Demonstrates/teaches “Standard Work” processes and all meal
delivery program standards to Diet Techs and Catering Associates.
Provides encouragement, feedback and mentoring to trainees.
Assesses performance and behavioral skills- provides feedback on
annual performance evaluations.
- Provides a high level of guest service recovery to
nursing staff, production staff, supervisory staff, patients,
families, and customers of the Commissary Kitchen.
- Demonstrates/teaches safe food handling, Infection
Control Prevention, and basic computer software applications.
Monitors food quality during meal service focusing on food and
equipment temperature compliance. Tracks statistics needed for
- BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position.
The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
manner is an essential function of this job.
- High School Diploma or GED
- <2 years of experience
- 2-5 years of experience
- < 2 years of supervisory experience
- Serve Safe Certification
Note: not all benefits apply to all
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life
insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick
does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton
Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties
and qualifications required of employees assigned to this
Equal Opportunity Employer