ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK Allentown, Pennsylvania
Oct 12, 2020Full time
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care. The Utility Worker will wash all pots, pans, and utensils; assist in the dish room and properly store and maintain all items. Receives stock and place it in the proper storage areas, sweep, mop and clean as directed. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: AM stocking in order to be ready for breakfast operation. Perform general sanitation i.e. wipe walls, sweep under shelves, clean equipment etc. Set up pot-washing area, wash and store pan ware and utensils as necessary. Receive stock and properly store, checking with supervisor for items needed to be pulled. Continuous maintenance and sanitation of kitchen; in particular dish room and pot washing areas. Remove all trash and maintain garbage cans. Proper clean up/restocking at shift's end - assist dish room. Sweep, mop, and clean areas as directed throughout the shift. Practice good personal hygiene, grooming standards and follow uniform policy at all times. Perform duties and responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements. Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external). Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety. Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code. OTHER FUNCTIONS: Other related duties as assigned. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Walking for up to 7 hours, 30 minutes at a time; sitting for up to 1 hour at a time and standing up to 1 ½ hours for 30 minutes at a time. Frequently uses handling and occasionally twisting/turning, lifting (1-50 lb.), carrying (1-50 lb.), pushing (1-50 lb.), and pulling (1-50 lb.). When performing essential functions, occasionally involves with stooping/bending, climbing, reaching above shoulder level. Employee must have the ability to hear normal conversation, have general vision, far vision, and peripheral vision. POTENTIAL ON-THE-JOB RISKS: Identified Risks, None Identified and/or Fit Tested Statement Which States That: Employees who work in patient care areas where they may have potential exposure to patients with suspected or proven tuberculosis (TB) must have the ability to wear a particulate respirator and be fit-tested in compliance with the current recommendations from the CDC (enforced by OSHA) or must provide physician documentation as to the inability to wear a particulate respirator. Works in clean, well-lit, well ventilated kitchen. Must be able to withstand heat while working around stove, ovens and changes in temperature when going in/out of refrigerated or deep freeze areas. Must be aware of the dangers of cuts and burns while working with kitchen equipment. Must exhibit safety awareness in working areas with wet, slippery floors and exposure to hazardous materials. SPECIFIC PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: Personal protective equipment is available and required to be worn while completing specific tasks; non-slip shoes, oven mitts, cut resistant gloves, goggles, aprons, etc. MOST COMPLEX DUTY: Works with various chemicals; operate dish machine and/or power washing equipment SUPERVISION (RECEIVED BY AND/OR GIVEN TO): Receives departmental supervision from team leaders, supervisors, and managers. COMMUNICATIONS: Communicates with patients, hospital personnel, and visitors. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: No experience necessary, on job training will be provided. Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!! St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.