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Food Service Worker, Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital

Company: Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

At Our Lady of Lourdes we offer you much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer career opportunities for people who have a calling to share their gifts and talents as part of our healing ministry. As part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, we are here to create a spirit of healing - and we invite you to join our team today if you would like to be part of that spirit. In addition to competitive salaries and generous benefits, we offer you something special - the chance to do God's work by helping to serve people in need throughout our community, every day.

The Food Service Worker - Catering performs a variety of food service functions including but not limited to preparing and assembling food items, setting up stations, serving and replenishing food. The Food Service Worker - Catering cleans and sanitizes workstations, counters, steam tables and other equipment. Relies on established guidelines to accomplish tasks. Works under close supervision. Specifically the Food Service Worker -Catering who spends a majority of their time in catering is responsible for coordinating activities of catering services. Essential Functions: 1. Reviews catered functions on a daily basis, and plans for preparation of items based on requested service times. 2. Delivers food, dishes, and any needed supplies to appropriate rooms. 3. Inspects set up for proper selections, attractiveness, palatability and temperature of food. 4. Maintains log of food items and any additions once event occurs. 5. Assists in receiving, inspecting, storing and dispersing food items and supplies ordered for events. 6. Maintains department storage areas for catering supplies in compliance with sanitation standards. 8. Follow HACCP guidelines as per policies and procedures. 9. Crosstrained to support the Cafeteria: Serve food, operate cash register, reconcile cash deposits per cash handling policies, stock merchandise, and work equipment in area. 10. At times may assist in other areas of dept including but not limited to: MD Lounge, Cafeteria, and Patient Areas. 11. Other duties as assigned throughout the Department by the Nutritional Services Supervisor and/or Management team.#CB

Description Minimum Required


1 year and previous experience in food preparation, dealing with the general public, service and sanitation, plus experience in cash sales.

Special Skills

Knowledge of Basic Customer Service Skills by dealing tactfully and courteously with employees, physicians, and visitors. Good Verbal Communication with the ability to understand and follow oral and/or written English instructions. Must be able to read, understand, and communicate in English information related to menus, use of chemicals, etc... Ability to complete assignments within prescribed time limits. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. Some exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical parts, potential electrical shock, high pitched noises, needles and/ or other sharp objects, and communicable diseases. Frequent exposure to latex exposure, and hospital approved environmental cleaning products. Needs to be tolerable to extreme temperature changes from moist steam heated environment to cold refrigerator/freezer environment. Very frequent repetitive motions. Ability to stand /walking for long periods of time (6 hours or greater). Ability to stoop, squat, and/or kneel frequently. Ability to push/pull, lift, and carry from 0 to greater than 50 pounds occasionally including pans and trays of food Ability to reach, twist trunk and neck frequently. Require use of personal protective equipment during tasks/activities including but no limited to, back support belts, gloves, masks, and safety glasses.


Keywords: Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Lafayette , Food Service Worker, Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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