FOOD PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE- AS NEEDEDJob ID 166768 Date Posted 12/28/2021
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Depending on the size of the entity and dep artment structure, Level Iand Level II may be combined.Level IPerform ro utinetasks and manual work under immediatesupervision in support of hosp italfood service operations; operatedish machine; wash pots and perform heavy cleaning duties; transportequipment, food, supplies, and refuse as directed.Level IIPerform a variety of tasks in preparation, service and delivery of foodproducts and/or service operations (ie. prepare, mix, a ssemble,portion, serve and store food as directed; receive inspect, stor e,secure disburse and control inventory of foodstuffs, supplies andequip ment). Also may function as a cashier when directed.
Work Pe rformed
Level I*Retrieve, collect, and transport food service sup plies, equipment andrefuse as directed.* Strip carts/trays, sort, rinse, dishes and silverware, operate andunload dish machine, and store clean items; inspect washed items forcleanliness and breakage.* Clean and main taindish machine; clean and sanitize assigned areas.*Washes pots, pans a ndequipment.* Collect, sort and dispose of trash.*Follow all safety proc edures for using equipment and chemicals.Level II* In addition to the du ties described in Level I, performs thefollowing:*May set up and serve f oodto patients and cafeteria customers asspecified by menus, ensuring th atall food items are properly portionedand handled within established sa nitation standards.*May operate and monitor proper functioning of food s ervice equipment;follow all safety procedures for using equipment and ch emicals;cleanand sanitize equipment after use.*May assist in tray linea nd/or cafeteria setup, ensuring that qualitystandards are maintained and safe food handling guidelines are adheredto.*Detect and report improperl y prepared food or food that does not meetstandards and/or defective/dam aged merchandise and status of allsupplies in stock.*May assist in theca re and maintenance of work areas and alertsupervisors to problems asthey arise.*May place food and supply orders with approved vendors underdirec tionand guidance of Food Service Manager.*May review stock levelsof comm on foodstuffs and advanced menu items,conduct physical inventories andma intain inventory records; unloadincoming supplies and equipment.*May tra nsport food carts to assigned locations.*May prepare and set upfood item s to be delivered to catering functionsas needed*May plan, organize and provide service for routine andmorecomplexcatering functions.*May work asneeded for specially planned catering events.*May maintainan accurate inventory of all catering equipment.*May be responsible forthe maintena nce and upkeep of the catering area.If functioning as a cashier:*Calcula te total cost of items on food tray; accept payment in cashormeal ticket s.*Ensure validity of meal cards.*Total cash/tickets at endof work perio d; deposit money and preparedeposit report sheet.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Level I*Ability to lift/push/pull 50 pounds .*Ability to read/write and follow oral and written instructions.Level I I -Same as level I plus :*Basic math skills*Basic computer/cashier/calcu lator skills*Strong customer service skills*Ability to operate food prep aration equipment.*Ability to prepare/handle foodstuffs using safe food handlingpractices.*Abilityto maintain inventory
Level Charac teristics
Level IHeavy cleaning dutiesLevel IIExcellent customer service skillsAbility to work effectively with minimal supervisionAbilit y tomaintain inventory
Level I experience. Level II Work requires one year institutional food preparation Work requires two years institutional food preparation experience.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
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