JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs all food service staff level functions, as needed, in the support of various sections in the department. As directed and in partnership with department leadership, oversees the daily shift operation of the various sections such as, patient dining services, retail/catering operations including cash handling, food production, inventory/receiving, storing and issuing, sanitation and safety. Gives daily work assignments to staff based on staffing schedule and daily needs, trains as needed. Gives input into disciplining and evaluating staff. Monitors staff compliance to department policies and procedures. Gives input into scheduling needs.
Assists department leader in various supervisory functions; coordinates staff work activities, monitors and inspects work, monitors attendance and assists in addressing disciplinary problems as needed. Performs supervisory duties in the absence of the department leader. May assist with projects to ensure accurate and timely completion.
Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Ensures staff adhere to Department of Health standards.
Follows-up on customer complaints and attempts to resolve issues. Performs open and close activities. Assists manager in training staff on proper food service prep procedures, developing staff for advancement; including new hires. Conducts daily team huddles and assists leadership with planning staff meetings/ in-services.
Performs all food service staff level functions, as scheduling and operational needs require, in the support of various sections in the department. Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Three years experience in food services. Demonstrated skills in customer service, must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively. Demonstrates critical thinking by making sound judgments while quickly processing information, problem solving and prioritizing needs appropriately. Must have basic computing skills and basic math skills. Must maintain Serv Safe certified or attain certification within 6 months of hire, if not certified at time of hire.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.