As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Harborview Medical Center received the prestigious Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, one of the most esteemed honors of excellence in community service in healthcare. Our HMC NUTRITION SERVICES Department has an outstanding opportunity for a 50% FTE (20 hours per week) FOOD SERVICE WORKER position. The individual in this role will perform a variety of duties including preparing and serving food, maintaining sanitary conditions of kitchen facilities, and serving food on cafeteria line. Additional duties include:
The Food Service Worker is part the multi-disciplinary team to provide food, service, and nutritional care to Harborview’s patients. Under direct supervision, they perform a variety of duties including preparation of food and beverages, delivery of meal trays to Ambassadors, par stock pantries, and routine cleanup and sanitation duties within the food service operation.
Overview of Work Assignments: • Washes, peels, cuts up vegetables and fruits; opens canned goods • Makes beverages • Assembles salads, sandwiches, and desserts • Transports food, supplies, and equipment to and from kitchen, dining areas, storerooms, and refrigerators • Serves food individually or from steam tables and carts; loads and clears steam tables and carts • Washes dishes, trays, pots, pans, and utensils • Scrubs, mops, and clean kitchen, refrigeration, garbage areas and floors • Cleans and sanitizes equipment and other surfaces • Fills condiment containers • Stocks work areas, including nursing unit pantries, practices First In First Out (FIFO) methods to minimize waste • Operates standard kitchen appliances and equipment (e.g. coffee maker, toaster, dish and glass washers, mixers, dish machine) • Follows department policies and procedures for food safety and sanitation • Complies with infection control policy and hand washing procedures • Performs other work as required
Minimum Requirement: Possession of, or eligible for, a food handler's permit.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.