Service Assistant II - Food & Nutrition - Part-Tim

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values ofLoveandExcellenceand are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition.

Primary Function:
ChristianaCare is looking for a part-time Service Assistant II to prepare, assemble, and serve accurate patient and cafeteria meals in a sanitary work place at our Wilmington Hospital.

Christianacare Offers:
Collaborative and team focused environment
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Generous paid time off
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates knowledge of production techniques; reads and prepares foods according to par levels and production tally's, demonstrates compliance to recipes, portion control, requisition and inventory system, appropriately documents leftovers,
Demonstrates knowledge of operation and care of food service equipment including knives, food slicers, vegetable cutters, grills, kettles, and steam tables.
Demonstrates ability to assemble patient meals with a high degree of accuracy and speed in accordance with the menu, utilizing appropriate serving utensils and portion scales. Items are placed in the correct position on the meal tray. Able to rotate through all positions on the tray line.
Understands and demonstrates the ability to assemble trays for modified diets. Able to differentiate between regular, modified food, and liquids. Understands therapeutic requirements of diets.
Demonstrates appropriate infection prevention procedures; maintains proper food holding, serving and storage temperatures, prevents cross contamination, dates and labels food products, rotates stock, utilizes appropriate cutting boards, wears gloves and protective clothing as required.
Demonstrates knowledge of proper food receiving techniques; foods received at proper temperatures, foods stored at proper temperatures, First In, First Out method of storage and utilization followed. Demonstrates ability to identify quality problems and expiration dates.
Demonstrates a patient/customer "comes first" attitude. Greets patients, visitors, customers, and co-workers with a smile and pleasant manner. Demonstrates quality customer service. Practices service recovery.
Demonstrates understanding and executes CCHS Core Values (Excellence and Love) and Behaviors in each task. Interacts with patients, families, co-workers, management, physicians, and other department staff in a compassionate manner, demonstrating empathy, sensitivity, patience, and mutual respect.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

Education and Experience Requirements:
High school graduate or equivalent
Two years food service experience preferred.

Working Conditions:
Exposure to dangerous pieces of equipment. Subject to extreme temperature changes, hot wells, and refrigerator and freezer temperatures. Exposure to chemicals and cleaning supplies.

EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers.... For full info follow application link.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1020773

Posted On: Aug 15, 2022

Updated On: Aug 24, 2022