Utility Attendant

  • Saint Joseph's University Medical Center
  • Paterson, New Jersey
  • Sep 17, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description


St. Joseph's Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care".

Job Overview

Maintains sanitation of all assigned areas in kitchen, cafeteria, storage and receiving, and all other related food service areas as assigned. Maintains continuous clean working area including floors, walls, shelving, coolers, and service/preparation stations. Conducts food preparation in an organized, safe and sanitary fashion, while adhering to safe food handling skills. Transports food to patient units, cafeteria, and other departments within the Medical Center. Stores and rotates food according to FIFO as required. Washes and sanitizes pots, pans, and utensils according to State sanitation regulations. Cleans and sanitizes all work areas. Discards food waste in a safe and sanitary manner. Receiver Responsibilities: Responsible for storeroom activities of ordering, receiving, storing, maintaining inventory of, and distributing food products and supplies for the department. Acts as a working leader in ordering all supplies (in conjunction with Executive Chef) and in issuing and delivering of all food/supplies. Participates with budgetary goals by evaluating prices of various vendors (in conjunction with Executive Chef).


Work requires the ability to read and understand written instruction and one to two years of previous work related experience, High School diploma or equivalent preferred plus three months on the job training and orientation. Certification preferred as a Food Handler for Paterson or similar food safety certification. Work requires the ability to read and understand instructions, add and subtract numbers, and make comparisons between numbers and letters.