Responsible for maintaining kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but MedStar/Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.
High school graduation or equivalent preferred.
No previous work experience required.
No special certification, registration, or licensure is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred. Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential. Ability to maintain a positive attitude. Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect. Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives. Ability to provide clear directions and respond to co-workers.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves on committees and represents the department and hospital/facility in community outreach efforts as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Washes dishes by hand or places them in a dishwashing machine. May wash pots.
Washes work tables, walls, refrigerators and meat blocks.
Sweeps, mops, cleans and vacuums floors.
Removes trash and garbage to designated areas.
Transfers supplies and equipment within and between storage and work areas such as pantry and dish room.
Cleans equipment using specific chemicals to ensure sanitary standards.
Attends all allergy and food borne illness in-service training.
Complies with all MedStar/Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.