Highland Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center - The purpose of this position is to complete duties assigned to provide accurate, timely food service to meet residents' needs in compliance with federal, state, and local requirements. To work under the direct supervision of the Food Service Supervisor or Cook.
Ability to work well in routine job
Must be able to stand throughout shift on cement floors while performing job duties
Must be able to lift and carrup racks of dishes, glasses, etc.
Must be able to push/pull food cart
Must be able to work at times in a noisy environment with machines running. Position requires exposure to fumes and mist and to various detergents.
Ability to move from one assignment to another and do all of the them quickly and well, accomplishing all tasks and assigned and utilizing initiative to do so
Duties and Responsibilities:
Follow oral and written directions
Set up trays and food services carts accurately and timely
Serve and bus trays
Pour and cover beverages
Assist in preparing, covering and labeling food
Clean work area
Assist in the proper care, use and cleaning kitchen equipment
Maintain steady work pace to produce and adequate supply of clean kitchen utensils and dishes.
Scrape soiled dishes and transport to storage area and store according to dietary procedures
Operate and automated dishwasher with solution-dispensing system
Supervise flow of dishes through dish machine
Sort clean dishes, transport to storage area and store according to dietary procedures
Assess problems with dishwashing equipment and report promptly to Supervison
Properly care for, clean and use kitchen equipment
Information of material safety date sheets (MSDS)
Attend in-service training programs for Food Service employees
Observe infection control procedures related to the Dietary department
Come to work as schedule and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality
Perform other related duties as directed by his/her Supervisor
Perform all duties assigned in an effective, timely and professional manner
Follow Residents' Rights at all times
Observe facility policies and procedures
Accept assigned duties in cooperative manner