Service Assistant I - Food & Nutrition | Full-Time

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

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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 full-time Service Assistant I to work on the trayline and also fulfill sanitation needs of the department including ware washing, pot sink and utility functions.

Primary shifts to include working 11:00am-7:30pm, 10:30am-7:00pm, 6:45a-3:15pm and includes rotating weekends/holidays.


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 control. Items are placed in the correct position on the meal tray.

Understands and demonstrates the ability to assemble trays for modified diets. Able to differentiate between regular, modified food, and liquids.

Demonstrates knowledge of operation and care of basic food service equipment including dish machine, pot sink, and sanitation stations.

Efficiently operates dish machine and all necessary ware washing equipment. Demonstrates ability to read dish machine temperatures. Records temperatures according to procedures.

Operates pot washing area by using proper cleaning and sanitizing solutions. Adheres to pot procedures and appropriately stores pots and utensils. Appropriately tests pH of pot sink sanitizer.

Demonstrates appropriate sanitation practices; uses chemicals according to intended use and portion amounts, follows proper pot washing and mopping procedures, maintains clean work area, removes trash in a timely manner, uses can liners, disposes of cardboard boxes to appropriate disposal area.

Demonstrates ability to comply with CC safety requirements, State Board of Health requirements, and regulatory agency requirements.

Demonstrates appropriate infection prevention procedures; maintains proper food holding, serving and storage temperatures, prevents cross contamination, dates and labels food products, rotates stock, wears gloves and protective clothing as required.

Demonstrates understanding and executes CC 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.

High school graduate or equivalent preferred, or enrolled in high school

Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
Able to read, write and follow instructions
Able to lift and walk with weights up to 30 pounds

Must pass physical examination: drug-free; able to hear, able to see, able to speak, able to ambulate. Ability to stand, walk, bend, lift, push, pull, carry, reach, twist, handle, stoop, and climb as per Physical Demands Checklist.

Subject to exposure to infectious diseases through soiled trays returned to the dishroom with infectious material present (i.e., needles, bandages, etc.).
Exposure to dangerous pieces of equipment. Subject to extreme temperature changes, hot wells, and refrigerator and freezer temperatures. Exposure to chemicals and cleaning supplies.

Post End DateJun 15, 2024

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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: 1271133

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: Jun 09, 2024

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