JOB PURPOSE: Cleans and sanitizes eating and serving utensils.
Also cleans and sanitizes patient food carts, pushcarts and the dish room, including the inside and outside of the dishwasher.
Replenishes all condiments and dairy products in the patient tray line area and the Cafeteria.
Completes sanitation assignments throughout the department, and assists the Lead Cook in maintaining department-wide sanitation standards.
Assists with delivery of patient food carts and trays.
Completes patient tray line porter position duties.
Delivers patient food carts as needed.
Completes all trash removal duties, including the cleaning and sanitation of all trash receptors.
MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Command of the English language sufficient to avoid safety risk.
High School Diploma or equivalent or actively working towards.
Experience: Two years experience in a health care institution preferred.
Serve Safe CertificateTechnical Skills: Ability to read, write, understand and follow instructions in English.
Is able to operate kitchen equipment relating to preparing meals and dish washing.
Has a working knowledge of therapeutic diets and kitchen sanitation procedures.
Age and Disability: Via the new-hire orientation process and hospital-sponsored continuing education as appropriate, develops skills and knowledge necessary to interact appropriately with patients and families of the mentally ill.
Other: Clear verbal communication skills required.
Tact and a calm, positive attitude is required.
Organizational skills and confidentiality are required.
Contacts: Reports to the Manager of Dietary Services or designee.
Interacts regularly with nursing staff, department staff, vendors and support staff.
Environmental Demands: Physical surroundings are comfortable, with limited exposure to injury to other hazards.
Essential Physical/Mental Demands: These requirements are listed on pages 5 and 6 of this job description.
Manual Dexterity Required: Ability to move arms freely to clean in various areas.
Americans with Disabilities Act Statement: External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job-specific functions (underlined within each job-specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation, to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.
Ethics Statement: Employee conducts himself/herself consistent with the ethical standards of the organization including, but not limited to, the Fraud and Abuse Compliance Program as measured by employee performance and conduct.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $15.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible scheduleFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offRetirement planTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftWork Location: One location
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