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Cafeteria Aide

Company: Medstar
Location: Olney
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

General Summary of Position
The primary function of the Kitchen Aide is to perform a variety of kitchen tasks while delivering excellence in hospitality and customer services.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Technical Service: Performs variety of kitchen functions for patient services, catering and cafeteria services. Organizes tools and work space for efficiency. Assists with preparing food for cafeteria for all assigned meals. Restocks all food items in the cafeteria, notifies cook/supervisory of needs in cafeteria and any product quality issues. Assists with preparing cafeteria for each assigned meal. Cleans up and disassembles cafeteria food and equipment. Removes food from cafeteria, in accordance with sanitation and food handling. Practices proper deliming procedures. Ensures proper operating temperatures are followed and maintains recording of temperatures. Assists in putting stock up in storerooms and walk-ins. Maintains storerooms and walk-ins in a neat and orderly fashion. Follows first- in, first-out method for rotating stock, adhering to all HACCP procedures. Keeps all equipment clean and maintained after use Follows all cash handling policies and procedures.
  • Customer Service: Consistently displays professionalism in dealings with patients and families, staff, and physicians. Promptly answers customer, staff requests pleasantly and appropriately Approach, greet and offer assistance to patients, family members, physicians and others who may need help. Pitches in to cover shortages within department. Takes initiative to solve problems and recommends improvements of hospital procedures and intra or interdepartmental processes.
  • Development: Participates with supervisors in identifying learning needs. When learning needs are identified, participates in training and development activities. Attends hospital sponsored training programs as required by the department. Meets all mandatory obligations.
  • Organizational knowledge: Works effectively within and between departments.
  • Participates in departmental projects Participates in interdepartmental activities when asked. Demonstrates a constructive approach during all interactions with staff, supervisors, and managers both inside and outside the unit.
  • Department/Unit Specific Functions and Duties Maybe asked to work in both Nutrition Services and Cafeteria


    Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
    • 1-2 years Experience required
    • Experience in retail setting with cash handling preferred

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
      • Ability to follow basic written and oral instructions.
      • Ability to count and perform basic arithmetic.

        Why MedStar Health?
        At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:
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        • Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark. \r
        • Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization. \r
        • Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more. \r
        • More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations. \r \r
          About MedStar Health
          MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.

          MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.

Keywords: Medstar, Olney , Cafeteria Aide, Hospitality & Tourism , Olney, Maryland

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