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December 28, 2023

Food Service Associate


Type

Temporary

Location

Austin, TX

Salary

$17.00/hour

Job ID

DP8342921227


Openwork is currently engaged in a search to find a Food Service Associate in a healthcare setting in north Austin. 

Job Summary: This position performs the duties on the patient care unit, and is related to providing patients with adequate nutritional intake under the direction/supervision of a Registered Dietician. The Food Service Associate also ensures adequate supplies, proper storage of floor stocks, and the selection, distribution and pick up of the patient meals. This position also performs general food service duties that include preparation, storage and display of cold food items. The Food Service Associate is also responsible for maintaining a clean supply of small equipment for production area and for maintaining a clean supply of dishes and utensils. Additional responsibilities include cleaning and sanitizing the meal delivery carts.

Apply today if you meet the qualifications listed below.

In this Food Service Associate role you’ll be responsible for:

  • Assists patients in completing menu selections.
  • Assists in meal tray assembly.
  • Delivers meals to patient room promptly and removes trays upon completion of meal.
  • Assists in the preparation and delivery of late trays.
  • Uses proper infection control principles.
  • Observes patients’ needs for meals, snack and/or nourishments during rounds.
  • Ensure adequate inventory levels for unit pantries and floor stock.
  • Ensures cleanliness of refrigerators, microwaves and cabinets.
  • Records daily temperatures on pantry/pods refrigerator/freezer log & promptly takes action on any deviation to approved temperatures.
  • Assists in stocking tray line for tray preparation.
  • Assists in sanitation and cleaning duties as needed.
  • Prepares food items, such as sandwiches, salads, soups, and beverages.                                                                                                                 
  • Places servings in blender to make foods for soft or liquid diets.                                                                                                                          
  • Apportions and places food servings on plate according to diet list for special selections and nourishments.                          
  • Pushes carts to halls or unit kitchen when necessary.                                                                                                                          
  • Washes dishes and cleans work area, tables and storerooms.                                                                                                                          
  • Collects and places garbage and trash in designated containers.                                                                                                                          
  • Cleans large and small equipment.                                                                                                                          
  • Assists with special functions and catering.                                                                                                                          
  • Procedures foodstuffs from refrigerators, freezers or other storage areas.                                                                                                     
  • Maintains work area in a clean, neat and orderly manner.           

What you’ll need:

  • Food Handler Permit
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Experience in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to be standing and walking for long periods of time
  • Weekend and evening availability
  • Basic nutrition knowledge

Perks:

  • Healthcare, vision and dental benefits

Pay: $16-$19 DOE

Shifts: 6:30am-3:00pm, 11:00am-7:30pm

Click on Apply Now to be considered for this Food Service Associate job in north Austin or visit our website www.openwork.com to search for other opportunities that are currently available.

About Openwork:

Openwork is a talent-first staffing company on a mission to bring ease and thoughtfulness to an industry we’ve held a footing in for 50+ years. We believe there’s more to life than livelihood, but that finding your dream career or team is a really good place to start. Our family of companies also includes Rock Staffing (GA), QS Nurses (KS), and Aerospace Solutions (CA). Looking for your dream job or hire? Visit us at www.openwork.com to say hello and start building your future, together.


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