PURPOSE OF YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION:
You will work with other team members to assure that the Kitchen and Equipment are kept organized, clean and sanitized. You will work with other team members to achieve the department's goal of a Gold Standard Department- a Department that exceeds the standards set by JCAHO and the State of MA.
DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY:
As a Kitchen Aide Pot Washer, you are delegated the authority, responsibility and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.
Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.
Pot and pan responsibility:
Washes pots, pans and cooking utensils.
Stores equipment and utensils in proper location.
Maintains correct water temps- changes water every 45 min. or as needed.
Utilizes correct solutions at proper strengths to ensure equip is clean & sanitized.
Pots, pans and utensils are free of grease and food particles.
All pots, pans and utensils are air dried before being put away.
Pot room floor mats are cleaned.
Works in the dish room from 12:30-1:30, washes caf dishes properly.
Keeps dish return area clean.
Sweeps kitchen floor twice daily.
Mops floor and uses wet floor sign.
Empties trash as needed, takes out milk crates and boxes.
Washes kitchen walls.
Cleans and sanitizes trash barrels and cart daily.
Cleans and sanitizes chopper, slicer, grill, skillet and kettles after each use.
Follows safety precautions when cleaning equipment.
Puts away food orders in their proper location.
Labels and dates all food supplies as they are put away.
Ensures that supplies are properly rotated- FIFO.
Ensures that food is properly stores- cooked over raw.
Sweeps and mops refrigerators and storeroom.
Maintains storeroom and coolers- boxes and milk crates are removed.
Uses clean as you go method.
Wears a hair restraint.
Follows cleaning list.
Wears clean uniform.
Washes hands at shift start and throughout shift.
Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during working hours
Is subject to frequent interruptions
Is involved with patients, residents, staff, government agencies/personnel, etc. under all conditions and circumstances
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset patients, family members, etc.
Communicates with the medical staff and other hospital departments' staff
Attends and participates in continuing training programs as they relate to the position
May be exposed to infectious waste and diseases
Is subject to lifting, carrying and supporting patients
Must be constantly alert for patient safety
Must be able to read, write legibly, speak clearly and understand the English language
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action in a timely fashion
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with staff, patients, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
Must possess the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel and the general public
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day
Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of positions
Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met
Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with the CEO, physicians, department managers and the general public
Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and, at times, hostile people within the facility
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
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