As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.
Food Service Associate **This job is located at McAuley Center
Job Summary: The Food Service Associate is responsible for tasks related to patient meal service, including the timely assembly, final preparation and delivery of nutritionally appropriate and attractive meals. The Food Service Associate also practices appropriate food handling techniques and safety procedures while demonstrating excellent customer service skills on a consistent basis.
Essential Functions: • Assembles and serves meals according to diet orders, menus and patient/guest specific requirements • Adheres to hand hygiene and infection control procedures on a consistent basis when interacting with patients and guests • Areas are restocked as needed to meet department demands • Performs sanitation for assigned work area in accordance with departmental procedures and health department guidelines • Ensures cooking and serving equipment is prewashed, washed and sanitized per department procedures • Other duties as assigned
Education: • High School Degree or GED preferred
Experience: • No experience required; On-the-job training will be provided • Previous Food Industry or Customer Service experience preferred
Skills & Abilities: • Able to write and understand written and oral communications • Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner • Basic math skills
Full Time, Part Time, PRN Varied hours/varied shifts