Food Service Worker II in Live Oak, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Northeast

Food Service Worker II

Live Oak, TX, United States
Full-time  Mixed 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate 
Category: Food Services and Nutrition • Job ID: 187162
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Description

Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Food Service Worker II you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Hospital Northeast which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Methodist Healthcare.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Northeast, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Food Service Worker II where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Food Service Worker II you will perform a wide range of duties involved with preparing and serving foods and beverages in one or more of a variety of food service operations. As a Food Service Worker II you will prepare food, serve food, and may serve as cashier.

What you will do in this role:

Cafeteria

  • As a Food Service Worker II you will demonstrate proper cash handling procedures including but not limited to: cash register operations, opening bank verification, closing bank reconciliation, meal passes and employee discounts, voids and over rings.
  • You will ensure that cafeteria area is stocked with paper goods and inventory items.
  • You will demonstrate a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of cafeteria operations.
  • You will maintain attractive product appearance served in sanitary conditions.
  • You will understand the importance of meeting all deadlines for opening and closing the cafeteria.
  • You will demonstrate the ability to follow all HACCP guidelines for the holding, serving, and storing of food and food products.

Salad Aides

  • As a Food Service Worker II you will follow standardized recipes and monitor food for appropriate taste and appearance.
  • You will review menus to determine type and quantities of salads to prepare.
  • You will follow standardize portion sizes on salads and desserts for cafeteria and patient care areas.
  • You will understand and practice safe food handling techniques 100% of the time including dating/labeling, time/temperature guidelines, HACCP.
  • You will demonstrate ability to complete tasks in a timely manner. Work at acceptable production speed and makes deliveries as scheduled.
  • You will demonstrate proper plating and presentation techniques using the appropriate serving size at all times/practices exceptional customer service skills for special functions.

Nourishments

  • As a Food Service Worker II you will perform routine diet nourishment functions including, but not limited to, tube feed mixing, preparing formulas, assembling supplements, inventory for floor stock, and preparing nourishments.
  • You will demonstrate a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of nourishment operations.
  • You will provide optimum service to patients and caregivers without compromising dietary restrictions of production demands.
  • You will demonstrate a willingness to cross train and work in other areas of the department as needed and assigned.
  • You will demonstrate a high degree of accuracy in the performance of routine and assigned duties.
  • You will understand modified diets, resources for non-typical modified diets, tube feeding/baby formula diet order handling and preparation.

Plugger

  • As a Food Service Worker II you will perform routine patient cart functions, including, but not limited to, plugging in the carts for a predetermined time, adding temperature sensitive items to trays, preparing shakes as necessary, and checking tray temperatures.
  • You will demonstrate a clear understanding of the importance of time sensitive aspects of the patient tray operation.
  • You will provide optimum service to patients and caregivers without compromising dietary restrictions of production demands.
  • You will demonstrate a willingness to cross train and work in other areas of the department as needed and assigned.
  • You will demonstrate a high degree of accuracy in the performance of routine and assigned duties.
  • You will understand modified diets preparation, resources for non-typical modified diets.

Grill

  • As a Food Service Worker II you will prepare all grill and fried items in a sanitary/timely manner based on menu.
  • You will pre-prepare and stock food items for use in the cafeteria grill area.
  • You will demonstrate initiative to assist at steam table/salad bar/ beverage area during service periods.
  • You will demonstrate, understand and practice safe food handling techniques 100% of the time including dating/labeling, time/temperature guidelines, and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points.
  • You will greet and assist all customers/physicians with their food needs/selections in a courteous and polite manner that consistently meets their expectations. You will continuously practice service recovery skills as required.
  • You will maintain a clean work area, following all cleaning schedules..

What qualifications you will need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Some Food Service experience is desirable.
  • Food Handlers permit or must obtain during the first two weeks of hire date.

Methodist Hospital Northeast is a 232 bed, full service hospital. We are home to the Joint Replacement Academy. We offer the latest treatment options for knee and hip pain. We house an impressive neurosurgical program. This program offers services from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain and spine care. 

We are recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Certified Primary Stroke Center. We handle patients with urgency. We are acknowledged by the American College of Cardiology as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCIa. All complaints are handled crucially. We are identified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. We dedicate resources to our employees. We have received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award. This is awarded for implementing specific quality improvements. These measures were outlined by the American Heart Association. The improvements impact the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. This was outlined by the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. We have been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Food Service Worker II opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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