Dish Room Work: cleans patient wares from meal service, cleans pots and pans from meal prep, cleans dirty tray carts; sanitizes inside with quaternary sanitizer;sorts silverware and runs through dish machine a second time
Transport: load trays into meal carts as needed; deliver meal carts or requested items (including nourishments) to nursing units in a timely and efficient manner; communicates with Room Service Associates using the Vocera system to ensure timely delivery of trays. Picks up soiled carts and returns them to dish room.
Tray Assembly: sets up station with standard items. Places items on tray according to tray diagram. Works assembly position putting on beverages and condiments, desserts, juices, and other assigned items. Uses proper portion control. Assures trays are complete. Runs for items as directed by checker or manager. Cleans work station.
Pick-up: brings back all dirty trays in carts for assigned floors; collects dirty trays from the floor kitchens as needed; picks up dirty trays and service ware when encountered.
Sanitation: follows department policies and procedures for food safety and sanitation; uses proper utensils; uses gloves appropriately; uses chemicals appropriately and only after being trained; complies with infection control policies and hand washing procedures.
Sustainability: supports sustainability efforts of the Food & Nutrition Department by participating fully in the recycling programs, and separating food and food-soiled paper waste for composting.
Waste Prevention: prevents waste by using oldest first (FIFO), and preparing only what is needed.
Service Excellence: fulfills responsibility to organization through performance that promotes the service excellence philosophy. Takes ownership of a problem and ensures positive outcome. Creates a service culture. Assumes the role of a patient advocate.
1 Year of Food Service experience
Good communication skills
Food Handlers Card
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Food Service experience in health care
Work environment: Continuous moving around work area; lifting items up to 25 pounds, pushing carts, continuous walking and standing, frequent bending forward, stooping, reaching overhead, clear and audible speaking voice and correctable vision to size 12 type, ability to hear normal speech level.
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