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Lead Food & Nutrition Assoc

Req #:  126596
Facility:  Trinity Hospital
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Trinity Hospital has a rich and robust history, having served the health care needs of the communities, individuals and families in the southeast side of Chicago for more than 110 years, beginning in 1895 as South Chicago Hospital.   In 1995, Trinity Hospital, part of the Evangelical Health Systems (EHS) merged with Lutheran General Health System to become the present day Advocate Trinity Hospital which is a 193 licensed-bed facility with approximately 300 physicians representing 50 specialties.  This includes advanced heart attack care, expanded Cardiovascular Services, primary stroke care center, oncology/infusion center, Level II special care nursery and an array of surgical specialties not found in most community hospitals.  Trinity earned Joint Commission accreditation, received HealthGrades® recognition with five star ratings for pulmonary and stroke care; also highest rating for total hip replacement surgery and was awarded the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMDSM) Circle of Distinction Award.   Trinity's nearly 1,000 employees, make the hospital one of the area's largest employers.

Responsible for directing activities of all food service associates on shift by providing leadership and guidance to all associates. Ensures that all food service functions are performed in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.


  • Directs Associate Activities on the Shift
  • Responsible for Job Training of New Staff and Continued Training/Education of Existing Staff.
  • Maintenance of Safe and Sanitary Work Environment, Observing Sanitation and Safety Regulations, Ensuring Compliance with Regulatory Agencies
  • Participation in Self Development by Attending Mandatory In~Services and Education Programs Appropriate to the Goals and Needs of the Department


Position Requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Three year related work experience.
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Illinois Department of Public Health Sanitation
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Lifting up to 20 pounds unassisted required.
  • Ability to push and pull associated with duties.
  • Large amount of stretching, bending, stooping, standing, walking, and twisting.

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

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