Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Nutrition Services Aide - Nutrition Services in Santa Rosa, California

We are looking for a Nutrition Services Aide I - National Union of Health Workers for the Nutrition Services Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: On call / Per diem

Shift: 8 hour, Days

Job Summary:

Prepares food items for patient trays, cafeteria service or catering events. Cleans and sanitizes dishware, pots, and work areas. Operates kitchen equipment, works trayline, stocks supplies and other related tasks. Works under minimal supervision and acts as a resource to others in the department. Works in a professional, efficient manner to meet the needs of the patients and customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Practices safe food handling by following procedures: including checking and documenting temperatures, storing food correctly (rotate, cover, label and date), and avoiding cross contamination (hand washing, wearing gloves, and sanitizing items, counters and equipment between uses). Maintains the FIFO rule (first in, first out) to ensure proper rotation of food.

  • Uses established sanitation and cleaning procedures (including appropriate chemical use and protective equipment) for ware washing. Maintains work areas and equipment and follows established cleaning schedules.

  • Prepares and handles foods in a way that maintains quality of taste and appearance. Ability to garnish appropriately and make decisions ensuring the use of foods that meet or exceed quality standards.

  • Helps to maintain a safe working environment by following all safety procedures. Takes responsibility for reporting and helping to resolve unsafe conditions in the department.

  • Operates food service equipment according to manufacturer's guidelines and department procedures. Requests repairs or replacements as necessary.

  • Demonstrates basic understanding of normal and therapeutic nutrition by assembling trays accurately and neatly according to patient menu and diet guidelines.

  • Restocks work areas thoroughly and in a timely and efficient manner.

Skills :

  • Efficient, organized and has the ability to prioritize.

  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and techniques.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education : Coursework/Training - On the job training provided.

Experience : 1 year food service experience within the past 3 years.

Licenses/Certifications : Driver’s License

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education : H.S. Diploma or GED

Experience : Hospital or healthcare facility experience.

Licenses/Certifications: ServSafe or other food safety/sanitation certification

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Health Care

Req ID: R333938