Food Service Worker- Food & Nutrition- Per Diem- Variable in Harlingen, TX at Harlingen Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/18/2020

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Job Description

Performs a variety of patient and non patient food service duties such as preparing and delivering patient trays, servicing the cafeteria, working on tray line, stocking storage areas, preparing nourishments, dishwashing and pot washing, mopping and sweeping of floors and emptying of trash as well as other related tasks.


Operates dish machine according to policy and procedures.Washes pots and pans according to policy and procedures.Notifies supervisor when recording data such as sanitizing levels, dish machine temperatures, food temperatures, refrigerator & freezer are out of range.Gives regard to proper garbage disposal.Disposes of trash and boxes properly.Assists with receiving, putting stock away, using the first in first out method. Delivers patient tray, late trays in an expedient manner. Picks up patient cart at designated time & schedule.Prepares tray line for service by lining trays, preparing silverware etc. as appropriate to the position.Prepares / Delivers patient nourishment w/ appropriate utensils.Sweeps and mops floors according to work procedure and uses wet floor signs.Cleans assigned equipment and areas according to cleaning schedules posted.Prepares items required on the production sheets or tally without excess waste.Performs assigned tray line position with accuracy and speed.When assigned, prepares salads, desserts and sandwiches w/ good presentation using correct portion sizes.Plates or dishes food according to correct portion sizes as appropriate to the position.Stores and/or displays food properly; including labeling and dating, discarding outdated items according to policy.Washes hands appropriately throughout shift Utilizes cutting board properly; avoiding cross contamination and ensuring they are sanitized as appropriate.Wears gloves and changes gloves according to policy.Complete stocking in work station or cafeteria line as part of regular duties.Uses & calibrates thermometer correctly. Takes correct food temperature & records accurately. Performs other duties as assigned or required.


1.  High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred
2. County Specific Food Handlers certification required upon hire and maintained current
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