Food Service Worker

Michigan, United States
14 May 2019
End of advertisement period
18 May 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Basic duties:-- Maintain clean and sanitized work area, including equipment, counters, and utensils, and using safe food handling procedures.-- Portion food items as requested by Chef Assistant or Manager, including the preparation of after-hours meals boxes.-- Assemble food items accurately on a patient tray according to printed tray ticket.-- Stock tray assembly line to ensure that food items are available as needed for patients, properly rotating products.-- Deliver patient meal trays according to departmental standards, including adhering to infection control guidelines and Joint Commission regulations. -- Operate a dishmachine and cart washer, including setting up and properly cleaning at end of shift, including using chemicals appropriately-- Wash silverware in dishmachine according to standard operating procedures-- Clean frozen yogurt machine, juice machine and hot beverage machines-- Take temperatures and complete temperature logs every 4 hours or as required.-- Label and date food items according to departmental and regulatory guidelines.-- Perform ongoing verbal communication between coworkers and at shift crossover.-- Be flexible with job tasks and job changes.  This includes but is not limited to picking up additional duties when a coworker is absent.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Required Qualifications*

-- One year of continuous work experience in a food service operation.-- Ability to rotate stock using First In First Out method, including identifying and discarding expired products. -- Experience performing physical job tasks safely.  This includes but is not limited to lifting up to 30 pounds, bending, reaching, standing (up to 8 hours), and pushing and pulling up to 35 pounds.-- Excellent communication skills:  ability to read English with comprehension, listen effectively, speak and write clearly, and accurately follow written instructions, including job routines, tray tickets, recipe directions, and precautions on chemical product labels.-- Ability to perform excellent customer service; demonstrating respect for coworkers, working effectively on a team, as well as working independently with minimal guidance.-- Ability to utilize resources responsibly, recognize and minimize food waste. -- Ability to multitask and work at a fast pace

-- Excellent attendance history.

Work Schedule

This is a 22.5 hour traypassing position. 

Tuesday - Saturday 5:30 pm - 10 pm

Off Days: Sunday/Monday

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.