Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.
Job Role Summary
The Culinary Services Associate prepares and serves food to guests according to department recipes and in amounts specified on production sheets.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Delivers excellent customer service at all times and communicates in a professional and courteous manner with guests, hospital staff and coworkers, and works as a team member to provide the most efficient service to guests
Prepares and serves food to guests according to department recipes and in amounts specified on production sheets
Monitors food items for defects, such as irregularities in odor, color or taste and reports to supervisor
Maintains appropriate sanitation levels in the work area in compliance with the food code (proper labeling, FIFO and hand washing and glove use)
Follows proper safety procedures when handling kitchen equipment
Completes side work at the beginning and end of shift as assigned including but not limited to cleaning duties, food prep and stocking
High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required
Some experience in hospitality or other related field preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to read, write and understand English
Ability to learn quickly
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team and build positive relationships
Demonstrates proper use of equipment
Follows infection control policies and procedures
Knowledge of safe food handling practices
Ability to handle complaints professionally
Ability to communicate effectively in a professional, courteous manner with food service personnel and other hospital staff
Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.