FOOD SERVICE WORKER I - PT - Evenings - Dietary

  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Torrance, CA, USA
  • Aug 05, 2022
Dietary & Nutrition Therapy

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Retail Manager and/or the Operations Manager, the Cafeteria Employee performs the function of dish room, pots & pans, sanitation and preparing & serving a variety of food items to employees and guests and other related duties. Core Competencies Demonstrates proper sanitation, hand washing, glove usage and infection control procedures in all areas of the food service operation. Follows proper sanitation procedures and chemical use in the cleaning and sanitizing of all work areas, utensils and equipment. Demonstrates knowledge of departments chemical sanitizer and PH testing procedures. Performs trash and garbage disposal duties following proper procedures. Retrieves trash from assigned areas and transports to basement compactor using the soiled path of travel and discards trash into compactor. Breaks down empty boxes, transports to basement dock area and discard in bailer. Empties broken glass container daily following safe practices. Performs detailed and extensive cleaning of assigned areas per cleaning checklist. Demonstrates knowledge of chemicals and personal protective equipment ie. goggles, gloves, aprons and slip resistant shoes. Follows required dishroom and dishmachine operation procedures. Follows infection control, proper hand hygiene and seperation of clean and dirty procedures. Performs required dishmachine and dishroom cleaning procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of chemicals and personal protective equipment ie. goggles, gloves, aprons and slip resistant shoes. Cleans and sanitizes Pots and Pans using the three compartment system and the 4 step process of Wash, Rinse, Sanitize and Air Dry. Monitor and document sanitizer with Ph test strips and Pot Washer temperatures as assigned. Clean and sanitize dishware transport carts as needed between service. Uses chemicals properly and safely. Keeps cafeteria clean and organized throughout shift, including cafeteria tables, service areas and condiment stations. Follows safe food handling and HACCP procedures for the storage, preparation, holding and cooling of all food items. Demonstrates how to calibrate a thermometer. Prepares cafeteria for meal service. Ensures all areas are thoroughly stocked throughout shift. Exhibits great customer service skills. Communicates with patients patient's families, customers, and employees in a courteous, caring, positive and respectful manner. Operates and cleans cafeteria equipment. Participates in hospital performance improvement activities (BPI projects, task forces, etc) when requested. Calibrates and sanitizes thermometers. Performs cold production tasks for patients and/or cafeteria as needed or assigned. Uses personal protective equipment(cut resistent gloves) and proper food handling techniques. Assists with preparation and cooking of food items for cafeteria following standardized recipes as directed by cafeteria cook and production sheets . Ensures optimal customer service/patient experience by role modeling excellent customer service. Operates all kitchen equipment required for food production and uses Personal Protective Equipment, ie Cut resistant gloves. Covers, labels and dates all food items. Follows written standardized recipes, production sheets and prep books using correct utensils and portion sizes. Prepares sandwich bar items according to standardized recipes. Performs cashiering duties assigned. Degree Program N/A N/A Additional Information High School Diploma, GED or Higher Education OR 6 months works experience License / Certification Requirements ANSI accredited Food Handler Certificate or Food Protection Mngr Cert.within 1-year of hire