Prepares and cleans up meals for patients, employees, customers and special events by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintains standards of quality food production with portion control and handles food in accordance with established sanitary standards.
Checks and verifies patient census and correct diet when in job classification.
Prepares sides for special OB meals as needed.
Assists with patient room service by answering the phone, taking food orders, placing the orders with the cook, filling patient sides and delivering the meal carts to the med/surg floor.
Operates dishwashing machine in a safe and efficient manner.
Fills condiments and paper products and restocks the retail area, resiliency rooms and break rooms.
Assists customers at the serving line and at the cash register.
Provides general cleaning of dining room, kitchen and dish room.
Supports the policies and procedures of the organization and the standards of the Joint Commission as required for full accreditation.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisors.
Requirements are representative of minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.
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
Graduation from High School or GED preferred. Some food service experience along with understanding the principles and requirements of sanitation and safety in handling food and equipment desired but not required. On the job training will be provided.
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 employees, patients, and other co-workers of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
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; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; 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 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
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 occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The responsibilities in the job description are representative of a Class III position as described by OSHA.