Career Awareness

Food Service Worker

 Daily Tasks
Food service workers help assemble hot and cold food items, inventory food products, restock supplies as needed on patient floors, greet patients when delivering patient trays, relay patient needs to nursing or supervisory staff, dishwashing and cleanup.
 
 Skills/Talents
Positive personality, people skills, must enjoy interacting with patients, detail-oriented, organized and self-motivated. Must be able to work independently and with large diverse work group, and have a desire to work with our team to provide excellent food products to our patients.
 
 Work Setting
Hospitals, staff and visitor cafeterias, long-term care facilities, community health centers, adult day care programs, park and recreation departments, school systems, correctional facilities, community centers for people with disabilities, and substance abuse centers.
 
 Work Hours
Hours are from 10 to 30 hours per week. Employees are scheduled for a variety of shifts. Day and evening hours available. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
 
 Education
No education requirements.
 
 Qualifications
Food service experience preferred. On-the-job training will be provided.
 
 Recommended High School Classes
Computer applications, food and nutrition, health education, business math, and public speaking
 

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