::Under the direct supervision of the Food Service Director or Supervisor, the Food Service worker performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties.
Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:
1.Prepares food trays for general and therapeutic diets.
2.Prepares and delivers items as requested by patient care units or patients.
3.Maintains trayline in a clean, neat and organized manner.
4.Prepares special diet foods as necessary.
5.Delivers food carts to patient care units. Returns carts to kitchen at designated times.
6.Loads and oversees dishwashers.
7.Washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives.
8.Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed.
9.Puts clean dishes and utensils away.
10Mops floors as scheduled and as necessary.
11.Cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas.
12.Assists in preparing salads, desserts and nourishments.
13.Performs special cleaning duties as assigned by the Nutritional Services Director/ Supervisor.
14Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
15.Treats patients and families with respect and dignity.
16.Observes infection control practices at all times.
17.Participates in departmental performance improvement activities.
:High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
Ability to climb , balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, moving about in work area and throughout organization to accomplish tasks. Must be able to finger, grasp and feel objects.
Perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands and finger. Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken words, conveying information to others in an audible, accurate and on occasion, quick manner. Able to perceive the nature of sounds with no less than 41db loss @ Hz, 2111Hz, and 3111Hz with or without corrections; perceive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.
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