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Our Nutrition Services department has an opportunity for a temporary/hourly, rotating shift food service worker!
JOB SUMMARY: The Food Service Worker will perform routine work in preparing and serving espresso beverages and food items and cleaning activities. Under direct supervision, they perform a variety of duties in the preparation and service of espresso beverages and food items. Maintain sanitary conditions of a food service operation. Obtain and keep current any training, permits, licenses, or certificates required to perform functions of the position. Orient employees in the preparation and service of espresso beverages and food items; cleaning and stocking duties and departmental procedures.
Provide excellent, respectful customer service to a diverse customer base, in a medical setting.
Have knowledge of and achieve departmental goals, policies, and procedures.
Have knowledge of and adhere to Medical Center and departmental safety regulations and guidelines.
Train new or unskilled employees in the preparation and service of espresso beverages and food items; cleaning and stocking duties and departmental procedures.
Operate all espresso and/or food service equipment and machinery.
Clean and sanitize all equipment, utensils, and surfaces used in the preparation and service of beverage and food items. Monitor equipment and report any failures to supervisor.
Prepare and serve espresso and other beverages. Prepare and serve food items.
Stock supplies necessary for preparation and service of beverages and food items.
Display food and espresso items in attractive manner.
Operate cash register. Handle cash, check and charge payments for beverage and food items in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Prepare beginning banks, drops, and balance registers in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
Monitor inventory and supply levels. Inform supervisor when items are low and need to be replenished.
May delegate pre-assigned tasks to work study students and temporary hourly staff.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Ability to lift 30 pounds.
Willingness to wear uniform.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment.
One year experience as a Food Service Worker, or equivalent education/experience
Ability to read and correctly interpret patient meal ticket
Ability to stand for 8 hours and to lift up to 40 lbs.
Demonstrate the ability to maintain safety and sanitation standards
Actively contribute to continuous quality improvement process to improve quality of services provided to our customers and co-workers
Demonstrate team skills; works cooperatively with peers
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.