Receives direct supervision from the Manager Support Services. Performs a variety of dishroom and patient food service duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Prepares dishwasher for operation and empties when finished.
Responsible for dismantling and washing all meal trays.
Responsible for steaming carts after meal service.
Unloads the dishwasher and maintains sanitary conditions in the work area.
Records temperature of dish machine.
Stores all clean utensils and dishes.
Washes all pots and pans and any item that cannot be washed in the dishwasher.
Before storing, checks all items to ensure that they are clean and dry.
Prepares and serves coffee and beverages for meal service and transports and picks up meal carts for units on the floor.
Responsible for sweeping, mopping and disposing of trash in proper containers.
Reports any needed supplies, faulty working equipment, accidents, problems, etc.
Performs related work as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. This would include the following age groups: pediatric, adolescent, young-middle aged adult and geriatric.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to operate some institutional food service equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, push loaded food cart.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
THE ABOVE STATEMENTS REFLECT THE GENERAL DETAILS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO DESCRIBE THE PRINCIPLE FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB AS IDENTIFIED, AND SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED AS DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALL WORK REQUIREMENTS THAT MAY BE INHERENT IN THE POSITION.