Catholic Health Initiatives Food Service Worker- Food and Nutrition - Mercy Medical Center PT .6 (3:30-7:30pm) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Food Service Worker- Food and Nutrition - Mercy Medical Center PT .6 (3:30-7:30pm)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Sets up, prepares and assembles meals and trays for patient

service. Prepares nourishments, infant

and pediatric formulas, and tube feedings as needed. Inventories and stocks galleys in patient

care areas. Provides timely wholesome

and high quality food and customer service to meet the needs of the

customer. Practices safe food handling

and quality control.

ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS:

  • Completesrequired cleaning of work areas.

  • Inventoryand stock galley supplies utilizing par level lists. Maintains clean and organized galley.

  • Takestemperature of refrigerators, freezers and food as required. Properly documents temperatures, documentsand takes appropriate action when temperatures are out of acceptable range.

  • Responsibleto inspect and ensure integrity of food items.Rotate and monitor expiration dates.

  • Deliversnourishments, formula, and tube feedings to patients and/or galley.

  • Pushesfood carts, racks and dish bins.

  • Maintainclean environment by cleaning and deep cleaning equipment, refrigerators,cupboards, tables, etc., as required by accrediting and regulatory agencies.

  • Determinesfood count, prepares and pre-portions food items for patient tray assembly.

  • Weighsand measures menu items for special diets.

  • Preparehot and cold food, using standardized recipes, as required for patient menu.

  • Breakdownleftover items.

  • Preparesbulk nourishments and swallow evaluation kits.

  • Requisitions,gathers, and stocks supplies in work area.

  • Prepares,labels, and delivers nourishments for patient use. Prepares bulk nourishments.

  • Preparesinfant and pediatric formula per departmental policy and procedure.

  • Readstube-feeding recipes, calculates supplies needed, mixes products, labelsappropriately and stores for supervisor to check.

  • Delivers food carts to the patient care areasand meal trays to patients as necessary.

  • Pulls stock and assemble food items and suppliesrequisitioned from inventory for production and preparation of meals andservices. Records items issued and returned.

  • Prepares special menu items for modified diets;inventories servings and informs supervisor of par levels needed.

  • Receives stock, inspects for integrity andtemperature compliance, stocks, dates and labels as necessary and rotates.

  • Completes quality control monitors anddocumentation to ensure delivery of high quality food services and regulatoryrequirements are met.

  • Adherers to guidelines for portion control.

  • Stocks assigned area(s) with appropriate food,paper supplies and equipment.

  • Assembles, with accuracy, food items percustomer requests.

  • Reads and flows recipe for accuracy.

  • Resolves patient/customer complaints/concerns orrefers as necessary to management.

  • Covers, labels and dates food items andleftovers for storage.

  • Takes and documents refrigerator/freezertemperatures as required.

  • Stores and holds all foods at the propertemperatures with documentation.

  • Completes weekly cleaning assignments.

  • Cleans and sanitizes equipment after each use asassigned.

  • Completes other duties as assigned to meet thegoals and objectives of the department and organization.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

Job Food Service/Housekeeping

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 330-730

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0133600