Northwell Health Food Service Aide - Per Diem in Plainview, New York

Req Number 001OSG

Job Category Food Service

Job Description

Performs one of 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, packages, portions and serves food to patients and cafeteria customers, as assigned.

  • Prepares and arranges food according to guidelines.

  • Handles food in accordance with sanitary regulations.

  • Serves food while accurately filling requests.

  • Works the tray line.

  • Refrigerates and labels perishable food.

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

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

  • Delivers and sets up special functions.

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

  • Maintains sufficient amounts of supplies to support operations.

  • Operates equipment in the preparation of food in a safe and efficient manner, according to policies and procedures.

  • Maintains cleanliness of kitchen and cafeteria areas.

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

  • Washes dishes, trays, pots, etc.

  • Cleans and polishes stainless steel equipment.

  • Removes garbage from kitchen and cafeteria area.

  • Performs related duties, as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior institutional food service experience, preferred.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions