Food Service Worker

Posted by Ellis Medicine
Schenectady, NY
November 23, 2021

Job Details

Job details

Job Type
Full-time

Full Job Description

Basic Function:
The Food Service Worker is responsible for assisting with overall responsibility for the preparation and serving of meals for all patients, customers and staff, and maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the kitchen and cafeteria.
Requirements:
Minimum of 8th grade education required. One (1) year of food service experience preferred. Serve Safe Certification preferred. Must be able to read and write in English.
Responsibilities:

  • Operate and keep work equipment/utensils in proper operating function so as to provide a quality product with optimal safety.
  • Adhere to standards set by the department for sanitation of all equipment and food contact surfaces.
  • Adhere to standards set by the department for food storage, handling and portioning of all foods.
  • Document and complete required QA logs and perform corrective actions as required.
  • Responds promptly to customer requests, provide excellent customer service and collaborates with other departments throughout the organization.
  • Provide on the job training to new employees.
  • Kitchen: Set up and prepare tray assembly line by placing items ordered from the menu onto patient trays. Portion, wrap and label all cold foods needed according to tally sheets for cafeteria and tray line. Deliver bulk and individual meals between meal nourishments. Set up, serve and maintain a clean work area for special functions, dining room meetings and resident dining rooms.
  • Cafeteria: Clean cafeteria tables and chairs, set up coffee carts for hospital meetings as ordered, set up cafeteria with hot and cold food for all meal hours, serve food in appropriate dishes using set portion sizes. Set up, prepare, serve and maintain a clean work area for special functions and dining room meetings.
  • Dish Room: Scrape cafeteria and patient soiled dishware. Operate dish machine by loading or unloading dishware. Distribute clean dishware and cart to the appropriate place through the kitchen and cafeteria. Remove trash, recyclables and sweep/mop floors.
  • Pot and Pan Washer: Scrape, presoak, wash and sanitize all pots and pans. Pots and pans on dried on racks and free of moisture before being stored. Use appropriate temperature washer and sanitizing solution strength to assure cleanliness and sanitation. Maintain pot washing area in clean condition and odor free. Assist patient tray assembly by doing drop off floors when assistance is needed. While tray lines are running, scrape cafeteria trays. At conclusion of work shift drying racks, storage racks, floors, sinks and counter tops are left clean and orderly.

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