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Food Service Worker - Cafeteria

Req #:  170181
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.


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Position: Food Service Worker - Cafeteria

Location: Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL.

PRN - no guaranteed hours, scheduled on call as needed

Looking for someone to be available for any shift to cover as needed, on call.


Provides Cafeteria, Catering/Special Function Services to patients, visitors and employees. To input customer's purchases from the café into register. Calculates daily register information and processes forms based on the same. Performs cafeteria food service worker daily operations as necessary.


Position Requirements:

  • High School or equivalent preferred, but not required.
  • No experience necessary ~ will train!!!
  • Ability to read, write speak and understand the English language to fill out simple reports, as related to essential job activities
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Exposed to some extreme temperature changes, heat/dishroom, cold/cooler and freezers.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally with assistance and/or 10 to 15 pounds frequently.
  • Large amounts of bending and lifting, as related to essential job activities

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.


  • Performs duties as assigned Consistently understands all aspects of all cafeteria positions and clarifies actions with an authority and/or Charge person.
  • Treats fellow employees, Managers, Visitors, and Patients with courtesy and respect.
  • Maintains sanitation and safety standards
  • Suggestive sells items to all patrons
  • Accommodates guests’ special needs and requests.



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.