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Food Service Worker (FT)

Req #:  115622
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, located on Chicago’s North Side, is one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit medical centers. Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a wide range of medical specialties and is nationally recognized for its medical expertise, use of the most innovative technologies and dedication to patient safety, quality and service.  A commitment to community, medical education and ongoing clinical research affirms our mission of providing patients the highest quality care in Chicagoland, as illustrated by our many honors, including being named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics.

 

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Position: Food Service Worker

Location: IL Masonic hospital; Chiacgo, IL.

Full Time, Day/PM Shift

  • Team member will be trained to work from 6:30am-3:00pm or 11:30am-8:00pm; rotating weekends

 

Purpose:
To perform a variety of duties involving routine food services, using established procedures

 

Position Requirements:

  • 2~3 weeks of the job training
  • Ability to prepare service line for meal service and service customers
  • Ability to deliver routine food order to include food carts to nursing units
  • Ability to assemble patient nourishment
  • Ability to requisition supplies
  • Ability to clean and maintain areas as assigned
  • Ability to easily follow instructions
  • Ability to communicate/respond to a phone.
  • Frequent lifting, bending, stooping, walking or standing. Work may require an awkward or strained position to be assumed for a short period of time in lifting or handling heavy objects
  • May be required to lift equipment, containers up to 25 lbs.
  • Kitchen equipment for trayline and/or cafeteria service may be used: heavy patient carts, steam tables, coffee urns
  • Indoor environment ~ some noise, fumes or other distractions
  • Outdoor environment ~ exposure to various weather conditions
  • OSHA Risk Category ll. Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue, but exposure or potential for exposure may occur.


This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Accountabilities:

  • Informs customers of services available, assists customers with service requests, reports service request to the Support Center. Communicates with the Coordinator and Diet Office on a daily basis or more often as required. Reports specific customer's needs, expectations and status with the Coordinator/Diet Office. Responds to all types of communications promptly (oral and written).
  • Participation in self development by attending mandatory inservice and education programs appropriate to the goals and needs of the department

 

 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago