Food Service Aide

Portage County
Job Description

Do you enjoy cooking for others? Do you currently cook but want to use your culinary experience by cooking from scratch?  Come join a team where we take our love for food and share our passion with residents at the Portage County Health Care Center.

We currently have a part time opportunity as a Food Service Aide. This is a great opportunity for the right person looking to pick up some part time hours! This position is approximately 4.5 hrs per week.

Part time positions offer:

  • No late night hours
  • Every other weekend off

Hourly rate is $12.61 plus we pay $.30/hour for any hours worked between 2:30 - 11 pm!

Below are some of the job duties:

  • Assists with serving meals on a timely basis, in accordance with food portion control procedures, that are appetizing in appearance.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Arranges diet cards for tray service.
  • Delivers food carts to units.
  • Obtains and documents food and beverage temperatures
  • Preps raw vegetables and fruits as instructed by Lead Cook
  • Understands and adheres to diets and modifications as written.
  • May use institutional equipment such as conveyor toaster, coffee urn, dishwasher or 3 well pot and pans sinks.
  • Performs all cleaning duties as assigned, ex. sweep and wet wash kitchen floor daily, clean refrigerator and freezer units.
  • Scrape, wash, rinse and sanitize dishware, utensils, pots and pans.
  • Holds prepared food at safe temperatures.
  • Monitors refrigeration and freezer thermometers and documents temperatures daily.
  • Document supplies when needing replacement.
  • Assists in unpacking and storing food deliveries and materials as necessary.
  • Assure that needed repairs are reported to Dietary Manager or Lead Cook in a timely manner.
  • Attends departmental meetings and in-services as scheduled
  • Adheres to Infection Control and Universal Precaution policies and policies and procedures when performing daily tasks.
  • Reports all accidents and incidents per Departmental policy.
  • Interacts with residents, families and coworkers in a professional manner.
  • Develop and maintain a good working rapport within the department as well as other departments to assure that food service can be properly maintained to meet the needs of the residents
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 These are the skills we are seeking:

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Experience with preparation and serving of food in an institutional setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of institutional diets desirable.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with residents, family members and visitors, etc.
  • Ability to successfully pass a caregiver background check
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Portage County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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