Receives and unloads deliveries. Cleans and sanitizes eating and serving utensils. Also cleans and sanitizes patient food carts, pushcarts and the dish room, including the inside and outside of the dishwasher. Replenishes all condiments and dairy products in the patient tray line area and the Cafeteria. Completes sanitation assignments throughout the department, and assists the Lead Cook in maintaining department-wide sanitation standards. Assists with delivery of patient food carts and trays. Completes patient tray line porter position duties. Delivers patient food carts as needed. Completes all trash removal duties, including the cleaning and sanitation of all trash receptors.
Command of the English language sufficient to avoid safety risk. High School Diploma or equivalent or actively working towards.
Two years experience in a health care institution preferred.
Serve Safe Certificate
Ability to read, write, understand and follow instructions in English. Is able to operate kitchen equipment relating to preparing meals and dish washing. Has a working knowledge of therapeutic diets and kitchen sanitation procedures.
Age and Disability:
Via the new-hire orientation process and hospital-sponsored continuing education as appropriate, develops skills and knowledge necessary to interact appropriately with patients and families of the mentally ill.
Clear verbal communication skills required. Tact and a calm, positive attitude is required. Organizational skills and confidentiality are required.
Reports to the Manager of Dietary Services or designee. Interacts regularly with nursing staff, department staff, vendors and support staff.
Physical surroundings are comfortable, with limited exposure to injury to other hazards.
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