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Winchester Hospital Food Service Associate


Applications Due



Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Grade 11, Grade 12, 16 years, 17 years, 18 years, 19+ years

Financial Access

Hourly Pay

US Work Eligibility




Program Description

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by supporting the efforts of the food service/dietary teams’ efforts to produce and distribute quality food to our patients and the communities we serve. This position will have an impact on patient, employee and visitor satisfaction by providing superior customer service in a clean safe environment.
Job Description:

Prepares and assembles for customers at assigned food station.
Assembles attractive daily menu items, accommodating diet restrictions, allergies, and ethnic preferences as noted by the dietary order.
Assembles menu items from recipes and standards
Accommodates customer requests within nutrition guidelines.
Anticipates the needs of the customers and operations
Tracks and tallies inventory. Advises supervisor of inventory counts and as requested orders food and supplies for area. Receives and dates shipments for storage.
Follows specified dating procedure for menu items and discards food items after three days or as labeled. Labels and dates opened foods.
Maintains retail food and beverage stations according to department standards.
Maintains a clean work area and fulfills daily cleaning assignments to ensure compliance with high sanitation standards. Handles removal of all trash for Café, kitchen or other areas.
May serve food in cafeteria
Delivers trays to patient rooms/areas as needed.
Cleans and sanitizes dishware, pots and pans.
Completes and documents daily HACCP checks, ensuring food preparation and storage comply with food safety standards. Maintains temperature control logs.
May prepare food from basic recipes
May assist in the assembly of Meals on Wheels



For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.
Basic math skills
Capability of managing multiple job functions. Preferred: High School Diploma or G.E.D.



Prior food service experience with food preparation and assembly
Customer service experience
Cash handling experience.
Other Skills/Knowledge

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