Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Food Service Worker, Part TIme

    Job Title
    Food Service Worker, Part TIme
    Job ID
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.

    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Food Service Worker who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

    Food Service Worker:
    • Utilizes tray tickets/marked menus, ensures accurate assembly of patient trays for general and modified diets; ensures portions served are in accordance with diet plans and checked completed trays for accuracy.
    • Explains the menu selection process and assists patients with making a selection.
    • Maintains a cluster-free, clean, safe, sanitary and orderly work area
    • Retrieves soiled trays, silverware and food carts
    • Assists with preparing/portioning salads, desserts, and other items needed.
    • Delivers food carts to patient floors and trays to patients’ bedside, ensuring patients receive the correct trays and provide assistance accordingly.
    • Disposes of trash and garbage according to sanitation policies and procedures.
    • Cleans walk-in storage areas and refrigerators.
    • Knowledge of standard diet plans and common food allergies.
    • Understanding of food safety guidelines.
    • Knowledge of tray assembly, delivery, retrieval, safety and sanitation policies and procedure.
    • Ability to serve correct food portions and utilize appropriate serving utensils.
    • Ability to adhere to policies and procedures.
    • Ability to recognize, operate safely and clean standard kitchen equipment
    • Ability to recognize a variety of foods and
    • Demonstrated customer service skills
    • Strong attention to detail; capable of following verbal and written instructions; able to read and recognize food modifications and follow diet plans as stated on tray ticket/menu.

    A qualified candidate will possess:
    • High School or GED
    • Six (6) months of food service experience, preferably in a healthcare environment.

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
    • Work-life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    COVID-19 Vaccination:
    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 
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