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Providence Food Service Assistant in Seaside, Oregon


Food Service Assistant in Nutrition Services -- Providence Seaside Hospital in Seaside, Oregon.

This is a 1.0 FTE postion that works various hours during weekdays and weekends. This position is responsible for providing 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.

In this position you will be responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Meeting the Service Excellence Standards of Behaviors/Providence Experience

  • Have interactions and interpersonal relations with the public, fellow employees, supervisors, and other department employees must be positive/professional at all time, regardless of situation

  • Report to work as scheduled and on time per hospital 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

  • 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. Performing duties requires one to be highly mobile and work on your feet continuously while meeting time sensitive delivery standards and goals

  • Prepare order/request for food, beverages, garnishes and accompaniments per instruction for patients and customers

  • Assure the delivery of hot, aesthetically pleasing and nutritionally correct meals to patients and customers

  • Assure presentation of food/beverage is attractive and aesthetically pleasing for all customers

  • Place accurate and correct portions of food, beverages, and serviceware on customer and patient's trays as dictated by menu, portion standard and diet order

  • Load, deliver and retrieve carts to and from specified nursing units in a timely manner according to standards

  • Have ability to walk long distance repetitively

  • Have ability to learn locations within the hospital to deliver and retrieve carts and provide catering services

  • Load dirty dishes into machine and unloads clean dishes and equipment into specified dispensers and stores in proper location

  • Empty, clean, and sanitize tray and service carts

  • Maintain clean, organized and sanitary work area and equipment according to ServSafe and other regulatory agency standards of practice

  • Handle food in a safe manner assuring customers are not exposed to food borne illness

  • Use safe food handling techniques in the preparation, service and transport of service ware, and in the delivery of foods and beverages

  • Work with food products in a manner that optimizes correct handling, temperature and storage standards

  • Rotate and stock food and beverage according to standards

  • Ability to read order tickets, screens, use POS systems, monitors, and record temperatures

  • Take customers orders, operates cash register, buses tables, preps food, takes phone orders, and provides espresso coffee services

  • Deliver, sets up, service and cleans up catering services in a timely manner according to standards and customer expectations/requests

  • Adhere to all department policies and procedures

Required qualifications:

  • Food Handler's Certificate

About Providence in Oregon

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,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P357219
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Food Preparation/Service
Job Function: Operations
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Career Track: Admin Support
Department: 5000 PSH DIETARY
Address: OR Seaside 725 S Wahanna Rd

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.