Northwell Health Food Service Worker (Per Diem) in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 001Y73

Job Category Food Service

Job Description

Performs one or a number of tasks relating to the preparation and service of food; the delivery and collection of food and supplies, the appropriate operation of machinery, and the sanitation of specific areas of the department.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepares and serves food to patients as assigned.

  • Prepares and arranges food according to guidelines or tallies.

  • Handles food in accordance with sanitary regulations.

  • Serves food while accurately filling requests.

  • Transports food and supplies to designated areas within the Hospital or cafeteria.

  • Delivers food trays, nourishment, supplemental feedings and supplies in an orderly and timely fashion.

  • Collects used carts or trays and returns them to the kitchen.

  • Maintains a sufficient amount of each item to support needs.

  • Operates machines used in the preparation of food or sanitation equipment and work area.

  • Uses machines/equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Operates all utensils according to proper procedures.

  • Maintains cleanliness of the work area.

  • Mops floors, cleans equipment, utensils, work and service areas, using detergents and germicides required.

  • Refrigerates and labels perishable food.

  • Stores all supplies in an orderly fashion.

  • Sorts all silverware for washing and cleans, polishes stainless steel equipment.

  • May perform environmental service duties.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • High School Degree or equivalent, required.

  • Prior institutional experience, preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively. Must be able to understand and follow verbal instructions. Must be able to communicate in English.