Providence Health & Services Food Service Assistant 2 in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Food Service Assistant 2 to the Cafeteria at Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. This is a part-time (0.8 FTE), benefited position. Schedule is Friday to Monday from 5am-8:30pm.
We are seeking a Food Service Assistant 2 who will provide a high level of customer service for patients, family members, volunteers, physicians and staff. The Service Excellence Standards of Behavior guidelines must be adhered to at all times. Must have comprehensive knowledge of, and be compliant with, specified regulatory requirements, and food safety and sanitation regulations for food service in a health care environment. Proper sanitation procedures and practices must be following to assure the cleanliness and sanitation of ware-washing, service-ware, equipment in the work area
Adhere to County/State Health department, hospital, and department standards, policies and procedures at all times.
Prepare foods requiring little or no cooking for patient and non-patient dining. Items include salads, sandwiches, cold desserts, appetizers and garnishes. Produces, portions and stocks preset food items according to established par levels and recipes. Prepares foods using recipes, department standards, and knowledge of food handling techniques
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Actively support and incorporate Providence Health and Services mission and values into daily activities
Meet the Service Excellence Standards of Behaviors
Interact and have interpersonal relations with the public, fellow employees, supervisors, and other department employees are positive/professional at all time, regardless of situation
Report to work as scheduled and on time per hospital policy
Maintain confidentiality of all information per policy
Support and contribute to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to policies and procedures, maintaining a safe environment, promoting accident prevention, and identifying and reporting potential liabilities
Seek ways to improve quality of service provided and shares ideas with management
Ability to work on their feet for a majority of the work day; and to be highly mobile
Perform all other assignments as directed by the manager or supervisor
Comply with Providence Health & Services, and departmental policies and procedures
Attend departmental meetings and in-services per policy
Perform physically demanding, repetitive duties for extended periods of time
Perform duties requiring one to be highly mobile and work on your feet continuously while meeting time sensitive delivery standards and goals
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Valid County Health Department Food Handlers Certificate, -OR-
Serv Safe Certification is required at the time of hire
Serv Safe certification is recommended with in one (1) year of employment.
Experience in working in a team environment with common goals
Ability to communicate effectively with team and read recipes, menus, order tickets and food production records/guides
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
One (1) year experience in customer service, patient interactions, and food service
Experience in Healthcare -OR- Dietary kitchen using therapeutic diets
Six (6) months experience working on assembly line and delivering patient meal trays
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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
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Job Category: Food Service Attendant
Req ID: 296661