If you have a passion for food and are looking for a great way to enter the industry, food service work may be the right choice to set you on your career path. Working in food service offers many opportunities for advancement while requiring little in the way of skills and specialized experience. Food service workers are encouraged to learn on the job, learning valuable skills that can help you advance in your career.
At St. Mary's we have opportunities as Food Service Associates working in our cafeteria or in one of our Bistros as well as cook positions and dishwasher positions. The shifts vary from PRN (as needed) to full time as well as daytime, evening, or night.
If you are looking for new opportunities in an area you love, while working in an environment of caring, then we'd love to learn more. Please fill out your application today!
Performs duties relative to the preparation, portioning, serving and distribution of meals within the cafeteria and to patient units. Ensures safe food handling and sanitation standards are maintained. Duties may rotate among preparation, serving, distribution, stocking and clean up duties.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Sets up stations with entrees, soups, salads, breads, condiments, and all other food products and serving utensils to established portions. Replenishes as needed during meal service and breaks down at end of meal periods.
Reads patient meal orders according to prescribed diets, prepares trays according to menu cards. Reviews trays for completeness and places trays on carts or appropriate transport.
Transports food carts and late trays to designated areas. Ensures safe food handling and established infection control processes. Prepares and delivers dietary food stock for patient units.
Maintains a sanitary work environment through following established procedures. Ensures all equipment is maintained and in good working order.
Documents the temperature of specified foods and refrigerator/freezer units. Makes necessary adjustments and reports problems when temperature is out of range.
Retrieves used issued trays in a timely, efficient manner from the cafeteria and/or patient care units. Washes and sanitizes dishes using established methods and timeline. Puts clean dishes and utensils away in proper areas. Cleans work area, tables, cabinets, carts, and all other areas as assigned.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No experience required
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent reaching and gripping.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent use of smell and taste to distinguish differences or similarities in intensity or quality of flavors and/or odors, or recognizing particular flavors and/or odors.
Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional keyboard use/data entry.
Variable Shift (United States of America)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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