Banner Health Food Service Worker in Ogallala, Nebraska

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Food Service Worker - Full Time (32 hours)- Culinary Services

Ogallala Community Hospital is seeking a Food Service Worker to join our culunary team. The Food Service Worker position is a full time (32 hour) position, the ideal candidate will have flexibility to cover rotating weekends and holidays required.

The Food Service Worker is responsible for preparing & serving and cashiering to provide patients, families and staff with meals. Required to work with clinical and food service staff, must possess great customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some cooking/baking experience

  • Effective communication and customer service skills

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About Ogallala Community Hospital

Ogallala Community Hospital combines tradition and technology in the charming small town of Ogallala, Neb. Our 18-bed facility is at the heart of a well-integrated, total care system from primary care to specialty care and is committed to meeting the health care needs of western Nebraska. Serving a patient population from newborns through geriatric patients, we operate a very busy outpatient clinic as well as a specialty clinic with a variety of visiting specialists, including cardiology, urology, OB/GYN, podiatry, ENT and ophthalmology. Our commitment to compassionate, innovative patient care is evidenced in our receiving the Recognition of Quality Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska in 2007, 2008 and 2009. We also provide a uniquely rewarding lifestyle for healthcare professionals. In fact, we are located just a few miles from the shore of beautiful Lake McConaughy, Nebraska's largest body of water. With more than 100 miles of shoreline and white sand beaches you'll enjoy recreational opportunities for all seasons.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position works as a member of the food service team on one or more assignments in cleaning, food preparation, patient trayline or retail caf. Provides service and assistance to patients, staff and other customers in accordance with established dietary and retail cafe policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Sets up work station and prepares all assigned foods and nourishments in the correct quantities, following established procedures, portion control and food quality standards. Assures that food presentation continually meets standards.

  • Cleans and sanitizes dishes, flatware, trays, cups, glasses and cooking utensils. Also cleans and sanitizes designated equipment and kitchen areas disposing of all waste materials. Monitors dish machine temperature.

  • Maintains par levels of foods and/or supplies in assigned areas, orders and/or restocks items in accordance with established routines, rotates food stocks, checks expiration dates.

  • Checks and records food and equipment temperatures according to defined procedures, and reports any discrepancies to the supervisor.

  • May deliver meals, nourishments, late trays and/or tube feedings to units; return excess nourishments as requested. May also assist in catering or special event service.

  • May handle transactions at cash register (if applicable) and/or cafe.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires the ability to learn and follow established policy and procedures, read and understand written and verbal instruction, to communicate effectively and to provide customer service. Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required.

POS (cash register) when applicable.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 206248

Facility Ogallala Community Hospital

Shift Other

Department Ogallala Community Hospital - Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp

Position Type FT: Full-Time

Street Address 2601 North Spruce Street

City & State US-NE-Ogallala

Posting Category Culinary Services / Nutrition