The University of Washington Medical Center Patient Nutrition department has multiple employment opportunities for temporary/ hourly Food Service Worker. Your application to this candidate bank will be considered for these outstanding opportunities. The individual in this role will perform a variety of duties including preparing and serving food, maintaining sanitary conditions of kitchen facilities, and serving food on cafeteria line.
This position provides the opportunity to promote positive public relations and to help create a congenial and relaxing environment by carrying out responsibilities in an efficient, friendly, helpful and sensitive manner.
Serve food in cafeteria line;
Serve food in patient tray make-up area following selected or marked individual patient menus;
Open cans, apportion contents, wash and prepare vegetables for cooking;
Make and serve beverages and soda fountain items;
Assemble salads, sandwiches and desserts;
Wash dishes, utensils, pots, pans and equipment; may operate ware and utensil washing machines;
Clean cafe tables/vending area and chairs, empty ashtrays, fill salt and pepper shakers, salad dressing and napkin containers; empty garbage cans and perform special cleaning projects;
Finalize (reheat or reconstitute) trays for delivery to patients; may deliver and collect food trays and between meal feedings for patients;
May relieve or assist other employees in higher level food preparation tasks to meet emergency or on-the-job training situations;
May operate kitchen equipment;
May direct work of student trainees and part-time help;
May take cash payment for meals;
May operate washers and driers and sort and fold laundry for food service operation;
Perform related duties as required.
Requirements: Possession of, or eligible for, a food handler's permit.
Desired: Previous food service experience in a fast paced or health care setting.
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