Food Service Associates

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Assists preparing patient trays. Delivers and picks up patient trays. Assists in daily and weekly clean up. Ensures food is labeled and stored at the proper temperature and documented daily. Washes dishes and documents the proper temperatures on the dish machine.




Reports to work as scheduled – attendance, punctuality. (e.g., reliability).
Acts as a role model for other employees within the department or organization.
Adheres to Northern Light Health professional appearance policy / dress code.
Maintains and exhibits a professional, positive attitude towards co-workers, work, and organization.
Demonstrates a commitment to co-workers, job duties, and organization (e.g., team player).
Supports and embraces change in job and organization.
Proactively seeks out solutions to problems.
Continually develops skills and/or job knowledge.
Participates in skills training opportunities available to him/her.
Met/accomplished prior year performance evaluation goals set under growth pillar.
Completed iCare training as required for current year (or preceding year if evaluation occurs in January)
Adheres to”Northern Light Health Code of Conduct” and follows all applicable compliance policies/regulations.
Works safely and follows all safety policies; reports incidents or hazards immediately.
Takes ownership of problems and proactively seeks out solutions.
Met/accomplished prior year performance evaluation goals set under quality pillar.
Assists in preparing meals according to standardized recipes provided
Ensure food safety by properly storing, preparing, cooking and serving food at safe amounts of time and temperature.
Proper Handwashing Techniques
Demonstrates knowledge of basic and modified diets
Observes safety rules
Participates in the Quality Improvement plan and activities
Use creativity and imagination
Provides excellent customer service, both for internal and/or external customers.
Responds to phone calls, voice mail messages, and emails in a timely manner.
Met/accomplished prior year performance evaluation goals set under service pillar.
Reliable and responsible with attendance and adherence to schedules
Maintains a courteous and professional manner
Makes self available upon patient or staff requests
Seeks out ways to reduce operating costs or increase efficiency within role/department.
Acts in a cost-conscious manner with regard to use of supplies.
Met/accomplished prior year performance evaluation goals set under finance pillar.
Contributes in ways to improve productivity and cost control
Proper use of organization property and equipment
Works regular budgeted hours
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Competencies and Skills


Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.




Required No Minimum RequirementPreferred- High School Diploma/GED



Working Conditions


Potential exposure to abusive and/or aggressive people.
Potential exposure to diseases or infections.
Potential exposure to hazardous materials.
Potential exposure to noise levels being uncomfortable.
Potential exposure to noxious odors.
Potential exposure to very hot or cold temperatures.
Work with computers, typing, reading or writing.
Lifting, moving and loading 20 to 30 pounds.
Prolonged periods of sitting.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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