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Req #:  119871
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5


Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.



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Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois (95th Street & Kostner Avenue)


Host/Hostess – Food & Nutrition Services - #119871

  • Day/PM shift: You must work be able to work between the hours of 6am – 7:30pm.
  • Part Time: 20 hours a week
  • This position will work every other weekend and holiday.


JOB SUMMARY: The Host/Hostess is responsible for providing a high-quality dining experience to patients which meets their nutritional requirements and service expectations. The Host/Hostess acts as the liaison between patients and the Food and Nutrition Services department through daily patient visits and coordinating patient nutritional needs between nursing units, dietitians, as well as, kitchen staff. The Host/Hostess obtains meal selections and delivers meal trays to assigned patients ensuring the best possible patient experience.


  • Provides high quality patient service in distributing patient trays and nourishments
  • Utilizes CBORD and Care Connection to achieve meal selection, process diet orders and changes.
  • Delivers excellent customer service experiences in a consistent manner.
  • Maintains sanitation and safety standards.
  • Demonstrates good time management skills.
  • Participates in self-development by attending mandatory in services and education programs appropriate to the goals and needs of the department.



  • High School or Equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ experience in food service in a healthcare setting.
  • Ability to read, write speak and understand the English language to process menus and complete simple reports, as related to essential job activities
  • Math Skills: Simple mathematical equations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Able to access high and low areas.
  • Exposure to hazardous materials and conditions.
  • Able to meet time constraints in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to perform cleaning tasks.
  • Able to communicate with others.
  • Standing is required throughout the work day.
  • Exposed to some extreme temperature changes, heat dish room, cold cooler and freezers.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds occasionally with assistance and 10 to 15 pounds frequently.
  • Large amounts of bending and lifting, as related to essential job activities.
  • Able to work flexible hours which includes holidays, nights and weekends.



About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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