Food Service Associate

US-NE-Omaha
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-1401
# of Openings
1
Category
Long Term Care Community

Overview

Purpose of the Job:

The overall purpose of this job is preparing patient meals with the proper foods and beverages according to the menus and production sheets. The primary responsibilities of this job include assisting in patient tray line assembly and related duties. Loads, operates, and cleans the dishwasher. Assists in the service of meals to cafeteria patrons and operates the cash register. Maintains the records, inventories, surveys, and other controls relevant to the cafeteria. Works as part of the team on proper storage, equipment operation, in all food service areas to maintain high standards of sanitation and safety requirements of the department, reporting all unsafe conditions. Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.

Responsibilities

Key Areas

Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job

Dining Rooms/ Food Service

 

  • Sets up serving line with hot and cold food items according to established guidelines.
  • Prepares tables for meals using table dressings and condiments.
  • Serves food graciously, attractively, and accurately to all customers.
  • Maintains inventories, records temperatures, and assists with department quality assurance.
  • Loads, delivers, and returns food carts to and from all resident areas.
  • Assist with special functions as needed.
  • Provides assistance in preparations, meals, salads, desserts, and snacks.
  • Orders supplies based on menu.
  • Meets scheduled mealtimes.

Utility/ Dish room

  • Disassembles returned patient trays, cleans and sanitizes equipment, dishes, trays and carts before and/or after each meal. Prepares dishwasher for operation and empties and cleans when finished.
  • Operates dishwasher to ensure thorough cleaning, sanitizing, and drying of dishware, pots and pans, and utensils. Sorts, stacks, and soaks all dishes and flatware in proper containers according to standardized procedures.
  • Keeps all equipment and working area clean and orderly.
  • Maintains tray, china, and silverware supplies.
  • Returns and stores all equipment to the proper areas. Reports any needed supplies, faulty working equipment, accidents, problems, etc.
  • Uses chemicals properly. Cleans and sanitizes work areas and equipment and other areas assigned by the Lead.
  • Maintains a high standard of sanitation in area of responsibility to comply with all regulatory agencies.

Other

  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

Education-

  • High School Diploma/GED is preferred.

Experience-

  • Previous food service experience preferred.
  • For cafeteria duties, cash handling experience preferred.

Other Requirements-

  • CPR/AED is preferred at hire or will be trained within 30 days.

 

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge and understanding of food handlers’ regulations and responsibilities.
  • Skills in organizing and accurately filling multiple orders.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to carry food and containers.
  • Ability to move tables and chairs.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Ability to verbally communicate in a professional, effective, and pleasant manner.
  • Ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to participate in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrates work practices consistent with Immanuel, facility and department-specific safety, security and infection control policies.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrates the Immanuel CHRIST Promises in daily behaviors.
  • Ability to value and embrace multicultural traditions and recognizes when there is a need for and procures translations/interpretations appropriately.
  • Ability to comply with all internal and external regulations, polices and procedures. Demonstrates understanding and practice of Immanuel quality standards and HIPAA regulations. Supports facility efforts for continuous quality improvement.
  • Ability to attend and follow directions from meeting, posted directives, and communication book.

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