Food Service Work

This position is closed.



  • Prepares patient meals on a trayline serving correct portion according to tray tickets/menus.
  • Delivers patient meal trays, nourishments and tube feedings products, following correct delivery procedures and supervisor's instructions.
  • Performs work assignments to meet Food Service Time Requirements; follows policies, procedures and supervisors instructions.
  • Assists in the assembly of salads and desserts in the cold food unit, and proportions following production guidelines, menus, recipes, and supervisor's instructions.
  • Sets up and works assigned tray assembly stations, placing required food items, etc. on trays according to tray tickets and menu guidelines.
  • Adheres to all safety and sanitation standards and established procedures while working in a kitchen.
  • Retrieves meal trays from patient bedside and dining room utilizing correct procedures for transporting soiled trays and infection control.
  • Cleans work areas, food delivery trucks, lowerators, steam tables and any other equipment using appropriate cleaning solutions, mixed according to guidelines.
  • Equipment and work areas are properly cleaned and sanitized as assigned.
  • Operates ware washing machines (dish or pot and pan), water and steam hoses and any other equipment, following proper operating and maintenance procedures.
  • Appropriate amounts of cleaning agents are used and floors, dishes, pots, pans, utensils, etc. are properly cleaned.
  • Follows all safety sanitation and isolation procedures, avoiding hazards and accidents.
  • Wears proper protective equipment (gloves, goggles, etc.) when using cleaning agents.
  • Serves Veterans, physicians, volunteers and other staff with courtesy, respect and cooperativeness at all times.