Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019"America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.UWMC Nutrition Services department has an opportunity for a temporary/hourly, day shift FOOD SERVICE WORKER 1! The Food Service Worker role will perform a variety of duties including preparing and serving food, maintaining sanitary conditions of kitchen facilities, and serving food on cafeteria line. RESPONSIBILITIES:Serve food in cafeteria lineServe food in patient tray make-up area following selected or marked individual patient menusOpen cans, apportion contents, wash and prepare vegetables for cooking;Make and serve beverages and soda fountain itemsAssemble salads, sandwiches and dessertsWash dishes, utensils, pots, pans and equipment; may operate ware and utensil washing machinesClean cafe tables/vending area and chairs, empty ashtrays, fill salt and pepper shakers, salad dressing and napkin containers; empty garbage cans and perform special cleaning projectsRearrange tablesFinalize (reheat or reconstitute) trays for delivery to patients; may deliver and collect food trays and between meal feedings for patientsMay relieve or assist other employees in higher level food preparation tasks to meet emergency or on-the-job training situationsMay operate kitchen equipmentMay take cash payment for mealsMay direct work of student trainees and part-time helpMay operate washers and driers and sort and fold laundry for food service operationPerform related duties as required.REQUIREMENTS:Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employmentDESIRED:Ability to read and correctly interpret patient meal ticket.Ability to stand for 8 hours and to lift up to 40 lbs.Demonstrate the ability to maintain safety and sanitation standards.Actively contribute to continuous quality improvement process to improve quality of services provided to our customers and co-workers.Demonstrate team skills; works cooperatively with peers.Promote positive customer relations.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.