Dietary Aide I / Dishwasher (full-time)

  • Aspen Valley Hospital
  • Red Cliff, CO 81649, USA
  • Nov 02, 2019
Full time Dishwashers

Job Description

Full-time position w/ full benefits. Under supervision, assists with preparation and service of meals to patients, staff, visitors and outside contracts.# Helps to maintain kitchen work areas in a sanitary and orderly condition through dishwashing, mopping, distributing food deliveries (from vendors) to the correct location, and general clean-up. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS I ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES # Consistently maintains high standards of personal hygiene, facility and equipment sanitation and cleanliness in all work practices.# Complies with department policies and procedures, the local Health Department and Joint Commission standards for safe food handling including: appropriate labeling and dating of all foods, avoiding cross contamination, proper temperature maintenance of all foods, consistent hand washing, appropriate use of gloves and hair restraints. # Responsible for monitoring dish machine for proper functioning including checking temperatures of wash/rinse cycles on dish machine and alerting cook when temp strip indicates the rinse cycle is not optimum or other problems exist. Checks temperature gauge and records temps #95% of time.# Monitors soap needs and replaces as needed. # Maintains proper sanitation standards in all work areas by cleaning counters, tables, refrigerators, sinks, carts, sweeping and mopping floors, emptying trash and so forth.# Cleans dish machine daily and leaves dish room clean upon completion of shift.# II SERVICE EXCELLENCE/CUSTOMER SERVICE # Demonstrates purposeful service excellence through exceeding patient and coworker expectations. # Represents the department/hospital as a dedicated, courteous, and responsive employee III COMPLIANCE WITH RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES # Records pertinent documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards and hospital policy. # Adheres to federal, state and hospital rules and regulations concerning HIPAA privacy and security. # Follows Hospital compliance plan and policies, including the Code of Conduct. # Participates in required training for compliance related activities (HIPAA, Compliance, Patient Safety, TJC, etc.) IV UNIT SPECIFIC DUTIES # RESPONSIBILITIES / DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS # Assists with preparation of meals as needed and as job allows. # Receives room service tray cart.# Removes and cleans dirty dishes/trays.# Sanitizes and steam cleans cart.# # Scrapes, sorts, stacks dishes and utensils and places in appropriate racks for dish washing.# Loads dish machine according to procedure, allows dishes to air dry properly, unloads dishes and places in appropriate storage area. V PROFESSIONALISM # Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision making and professional growth. # Participates and contributes to departmental meetings and activities. POPULATION SPECIFIC CRITERIA # Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with customers of all ages, recognizing language and learning barriers, and technology challenges. # Able to state his/her duties during a code pink drill. VII CORE VALUES # Patient Centered:is passionate about patient care, creating positive impressions on a consistent basis and exceeding our patients# expectations. Exhibits courtesy and sensitivity to the needs of patients and their families, responds with a sense of urgency to patient problems, anticipates patient requirements, responds proactively and places the patient#s safety above all else. # Teamwork:works collaboratively with physicians and other staff and assists whenever possible. He/she openly shares information, provides feedback and participates in appropriate decision making as part of a team of healthcare professionals. Hospital and departmental objectives are placed ahead of individual agendas # Respect for Others:actively listens to others, takes other opinions into account, and communicates openly and honestly.# He/she demonstrates respect for others by being timely with communications, completion of tasks, and meeting attendance.# The employee is respectful of all physicians, colleagues, patients, visitors, and other stakeholders # Accountability:takes responsibility for his/her actions, abides by the hospital#s guiding philosophies and policies, and follows through on commitments and physician orders.# He/she provides complete and accurate information to the Physician and/or other members of the work team. takes personal pride and ownership in the quality of care and services provided to all internal and external customers # Integrity:is truthful, trustworthy, and principled.#He/she#demonstrates character, conviction, and honest and ethical behavior in all interactions with others.##The employee#s word can be trusted.##Behavior is#consistent with these AVH Core Values KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS # ABILITIES # # EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS # ######### High School Graduate or equivalent preferred ######### Previous experience in a food service institution desired # KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS # ######### Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail ######### Relatively high degree of analytical abilities ######### Strong interpersonal skills required ######### Ability to work independently LANGUAGE SKILLS # ######### Ability to read and communicate effectively in English # WORKING CONDITIONS # ######### Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature ######### May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities ######### May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices ######### May be exposed to stressful situations # # # DESCRIPTION OF PHYSICAL DEMANDS # PHYSICAL DEMANDS # On-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities.# ########################################################################## - Percent of Time- Stand:####################################################################### 75% Walk:######################################################################## 25% Sit:############################################################################## 0% Talk or hear:########################################################### 100% Use hands to finger, handle or feel:######################## 100% Push or pull:############################################################# 20% Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl:################################## 20% Reach with hands and arms:##################################### 60% Taste or smell:########################################################## 00% # This job requires that weight be lifted or force be exerted. ####################################################################################### - Yes/ No - Up to 10 pounds:######################################################## yes## Up to 25 pounds:######################################################## yes## Up to 50 pounds:######################################################## yes## Up to 100 pounds:####################################################### no### More than 100 pounds:################################################ no### # This job has vision requirements as follows:############# - Yes/No - Clear close vision:###################################################### yes# Clear distance vision:################################################## yes# Depth perception:####################################################### yes# Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge ## distances and spatial relationships:# #######################yes Ability to adjust eye to bring an object into ## sharp focus:############################################################ yes# # Specific demands not listed: WORK ENVIRONMENT # Job requires exposure to the following environmental conditions: ######################################################################################### -Yes/No - Wet, humid conditions (non-weather):####################### yes### Work near moving mechanical parts:########################## yes## Fumes or airborne particles:######################################### no### Toxic or caustic chemicals:########################################## no### Outdoor weather conditions:######################################## no### Extreme cold (non-weather):######################################## no### Extreme heat (non-weather):######################################## no### Risk of electrical shock:############################################## yes## Work with explosives:################################################# no### Risk of radiation:######################################################### no### Vibration:##################################################################### no### # Hearing ability required for work environment is:### - Yes/No - Ability to hear alarms on equipment:########################## yes## Ability to hear patient call:########################################## yes## Ability to hear instructions clearly:############################# yes## # ################################################################################## - Hi/Med/Lo - The typical noise level for the work environment is:########### med## # Repetitive Motion Actions############################# - Percent of Time - Repetitive use of foot control:################################### 00%### Repetitive use of hands:############################################ 50%## Grasping - simple/light:############################################ 25%## Grasping - firm/heavy:############################################# 15%## Fine dexterity:############################################################# 0% ## Full-time position w/ full benefits.Under supervision, assists with preparation and service of meals to patients, staff, visitors and outside contracts. Helps to maintain kitchen work areas in a sanitary and orderly condition through dishwashing, mopping..... click apply for full job details