Geisinger Health System Host-Hostess - Foodservice in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Host/Hostess

LOCATION: Geisinger Community Medical Center

DEPARTMENT: Foodservice

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings. Weekend and holiday rotation.

WORK TYPE: Part-time

Are you seeking a career with lasting impact? Geisinger has exciting opportunities for you to join our team as a Host/Hostess. This critical role interacts with patients collecting menus, distributing food trays and provides excellent customer service. On the job training is provided!


Acts as a liaison between patient care units and the Department of Foodservices. Responsible for the distribution of patient menus,trays, and nourishments. Assists patients with tray setup as needed. Ensures a professional and appropriate service standard while performing the job. Follows system wide standards as well as department specific service standards.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

Directly accountable to the Foodservice Supervisor (Patient).


Must display initiative in completion of daily activities.

Strong organizational and time management skills, good oral communication skills, Computrition skills, data entry skills, patience, knowledge of 10 major therapeutic diets, exceptional customer/service skills.


High School Diploma preferred.

Work is performed in a hospital environment. Previous experience in food service is desirable. Previous computer experience preferred.

On-the-job training is provided.


Stands and walks most of the day. Stoops must be able to push, lift and carry supplies.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit , or connect with us on Facebook at , Instagram at , LinkedIn at and Twitter at .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.