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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Food Service Aide- CPRH Food Service



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Job Description

Assists in the preparation and distribution of food service to patients, employees and visitors.

ANSI Accredited Food Handler Certification IDPH within 30 days.

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Work may occasionally require travel to other Carle Health Peoria region facilities/hospitals.
  • Required to drive your own vehicle for business purposes.

Required English Skills Basic reading skillsBasic writing skillsBasic oral skillsCommunication Skills Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-workerInteraction with a wide variety of peopleMaintain confidential informationAbility to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal informationAbility to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanorComputer Skills Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications.Experience with a computer program/software for food serviceE-mail client

  • The Food Service Aide will work 50 % of the workday on the tray line.* Works rotating stations through the department and other duties as assigned by the Food Service Lead* Prepares and fills patient requests per position and station on tray line* Prepares and serves all items with "eye" appeal* Uses production tally sheets, to grant patient requests* Reads the different menus provided to patients* Maintains proper use of gloves and wears them at all times when handling food products* Maintains proper use of using utensils and portion sizes (#8 scoops, #12 scoops and ladles, and serving spoons).* Places the food or beverage selected on the patient's tray.
  • Completes job responsibilities in dish room.* Soaks coffee cups and iced teacups as needed and directed* Unloads patient food carts in a timely manner* Places all garbage in the disposal from patient trays* Assures that dishes are stacked and placed in dishwasher* Cleans and dries plates, glasses, and silverware - and retrieves them from the washer* Returns all plates, glasses, and other utensils to the serving area for use at subsequent meals* Washes pots and pans used in preparation of food at a separate station from the dishwasher* Cleans shelves and other areas with sanitation solution* De-limes the dishwasher according to schedule* Cleans the kitchen using a cleaning checklist
  • Demonstrates the ability to be a team player.* Wears name badge and follows dress code* Works cooperatively with peers, food service leads, food service management, and other hospital team members* Maintains a positive working relationship which centers on customer-based needs and continuous quality improvement* Follow direction from food service leads and management* Accepts responsibility for work area and duties* Conducts self in a professional manner* Delivers safe and sanitary food to patients, cafeteria, and special catered events* Maintains proper use of wearing gloves when handling food at all times* Wears hair restraints at all times in the food service area