Performs a variety of duties related to the cleaning and sanitizing of food service dishes, utensils, pots and pans, equipment, work areas and floors used in all food preparation and service functions. Performs a limited number of job duties related to the preparation, service and transport of food. Collects and disposes of trash and similar debris. Replenishes supplies to designated work areas to assure adequate quantities and to prevent interruption in service. Assists with set up and clean up for food service functions.
Complies with Hospital Mission, Patient Bill of Rights, established Hospital and department policies, procedures, practices and objectives; standards for hygiene and personal appearance; standards for food safety; quality improvement program; safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Less Than High School required.
High School or equivalent preferred
No prior food service training or experience is required
One (1) - three (3) months food service experience preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Ability to read, write, follow oral and written instructions and communicate clearly with others
Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/power equipment
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Exposed to hot or noisy equipment
Exposed to hazards of steam and heat
Exposed to heat, wetness, odors in kitchen areas and/or patient areas
Exposed to varying degrees of kitchen elements
May be exposed to toxic chemicals
Exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment
May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases
Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances