Mercy Medical Center Clinton Food Service Aide PRN in Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center - Boise, Idaho


ID101_82500 Food Service

Expected Weekly Hours:



Day Shift

Position Purpose:

At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.

Distributes and retrieves menus and serve food trays to the patients. Assists the patients with menu selection and opening packaged food items. Picks up soiled patient trays from the floors. Scrapes, and loads soiled dishes on dish machine. Removes clean dishes, checks for cleanliness, and puts them in their proper location.

Job Description Details:

Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • On-the-job training in the Food Service Associate position or diet therapy orientation by a licensed dietitian.

  • Previous experience in hospital food service helpful.

  • Competency in basic literacy skills including reading and oral communication and basic math skills required.

Essential Functions:

  • Meets Health System's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations.

  • Demonstrates the ability to operate the dishwashing machine, scraping and loading soiled dishes and tableware. Removes and stocks clean dishes and tableware.

  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain a neat, clean and organized work area.

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of basic safe food handling practices.

  • Demonstrates ablility to perform and meet hospital standard for sanitation, personal hygiene, and hand washing.

  • Works as a collaborative member of the team.

  • Demonstrates the ability to operate, including, dismantling and cleaning, off all equipment relevant to specific work area.

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