Job Title: Catering Associate

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Service/Trades

Department: General Food & Nutrition

Union: YES

Union Name: 1199 - UHCWE

Position: Full Time

Hours: 7am-3pm

Shift: Days

Req #: 7256

Hiring Range: $0.00 - $0.00

Job Details:

The Catering Associate performs a variety of tasks based on their particular shift assignment; all positions emphasize patient visitation for meal preferences, tray accuracy and meal assembly, meal distribution, dish room responsibilities, and restocking of work areas and hospital unit pantries.


  • Provides menu to patients based on diet orders and obtain meal selections.
  • Assembles, delivers, and retrieves meal trays.
  • Communicates with managers, dietitians, and nurses to meet meal service needs of patients.
  • Assists in the dish room.
  • Stocks unit pantries with supplies as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Prior experience in healthcare setting preferred.


High school diploma or GED preferred.


If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

About Us:

Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, is a 286-bed hospital providing emergency, medical, surgical, obstetrical/gynecological and acute-care services to residents of Rockland and southern Orange counties in New York; and northern Bergen County, NJ. The hospital is home to a recognized cardiovascular program, comprehensive cancer-treatment services, the area’s leading Wound and Hyperbaric Institute and outstanding maternal/child services that includes a Children’s Diagnostic Center. Good Samaritan Hospital also provides social, psychiatric and substance-abuse services and its certified home-care agency supports residents of the Hudson Valley and beyond.