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Food & Nutrition Team Member

Req #:  191824
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.8


Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.



Position Requirements:
High school, High School enrolled or GED, preferred

Minimum of 1 year previous food handling experience, preferred

Food Service Handler training within 3 months of hire Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language in order to fill out simple reports, as related to essential job activities.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to accurately count and perform basic
mathematical functions.

Ability to relate to a diverse audience of individuals.

Basic Computer skills N/A Exposure to extreme temperature changes, i.e. heat in dish room, ovens, steam table and cold in the freezers.
Stands for long periods of time (95 percent)
Exposed to many cleaning chemicals
All Food Service Jobs require repetitive movement, i.e. Knife usage, continual wrist and arm movements while performing required duties.
Able to access high and low areas.
Able to work safely and continuously while standing on your feet.
Able to meet time constraints in a fast~paced environment.
Able to perform cleaning tasks.
Able to communicate with others.
Able to safely use kitchen equipment.
Able to push wheeled equipment and movable carts.
Able to deliver food carts to patient units.
Able to work flexible hours which includes holidays, nights and weekends.

Ability to lift up to 35 pound without assistant. For lifts greater than 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available.

Under supervision, the Food and Nutrition Team Member performs a variety of department duties working in various areas that may include patient, retail, catering or sanitation.

Team Member is responsible for completing all duties that are listed on the job routine. Duties may include working in Patient, Retail, and Catering areas of the department. Performing sanitation duties is a responsibility of all Food Service Team Members.
Safety and Sanitation
Department Standards

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.