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FOOD SERVICE WORKER 1 (TEMPORARY)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on September 3, 2019
Req #: 160841
Department: UWMC- PATIENT NUTRITION
Job Location: UW Medical Center
Posting Date: 05/29/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $16.34 to $18.36 per hour 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

Our Nutrition Services department has an opportunity for a temporary/hourly, rotating shift food service worker!

JOB SUMMARY:
Food Service Worker  will perform routine work in preparing and serving espresso beverages and food items and cleaning activities. Under direct supervision, perform a variety of duties in the preparation and service of espresso beverages and food items. Provide excellent, respectful customer service to a diverse customer base, in a medical setting. Maintain sanitary conditions of a food service operation. Obtain and keep current any training, permits, licenses, or certificates required to perform functions of the position. Orient employees in the preparation and service of espresso beverages and food items; cleaning and stocking duties and departmental procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide excellent, respectful customer service to a diverse customer base, in a medical setting.
  • Have knowledge of and achieve departmental goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Have knowledge of and adhere to Medical Center and departmental safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Be physically present at espresso bar work station a minimum of 90 percent of scheduled work period (not including first break, non-paid 30 minute lunch and last break).
  • Train new or unskilled employees in the preparation and service of espresso beverages and food items; cleaning and stocking duties and departmental procedures.
  • Operate all espresso and/or food service equipment and machinery.
  • Clean and sanitize all equipment, utensils, and surfaces used in the preparation and service of beverage and food items. Monitor equipment and report any failures to supervisor.
  • Prepare and serve espresso and other beverages. Prepare and serve food items.
  • Stock supplies necessary for preparation and service of beverages and food items.
  • Display food and espresso items in attractive manner.
  • Operate cash register. Handle cash, check and charge payments for beverage and food items in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Prepare beginning banks, drops, and balance registers in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Monitor inventory and supply levels. Inform supervisor when items are low and need to be replenished.
  • May delegate pre-assigned tasks to work study students and temporary hourly staff.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds. 
  • Willingness to wear uniform. 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • One year experience as a Food Service Worker, or equivalent education/experience
  • Ability to read and correctly interpret patient meal ticket
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours and to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain safety and sanitation standards
  • Actively contribute to continuous quality improvement process to improve quality of services provided to our customers and co-workers
  • Demonstrate team skills; works cooperatively with peers
  • Promote positive customer relations
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.