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Wabasha, MN 55981

Posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Full time

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today.

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Job Description:

Organize, prepare and deliver food according to the nutrition needs of Gundersen St. Elizabeth's patients, employees, residents, and guests while maintaining high standards of quality, sanitation and safety. Provide prompt and courteous customer service.

Participates in formal and informal on-the-job training in food preparation, cooking, requisitioning and storing of food and supplies, therapeutic diets, electronic health records and basic computer skills.

Follows standardized recipes and accurately portions according to daily census and production sheet.

Follows the facility diet manual and uses resources to make decisions pertaining to menu substitutions and interpretation of diets ordered.

Processes patient meal orders as well as assembly and delivery of meal trays for patients.

Cleans department; including but not limited to countertops, equipment, dishes, pots and pans, walls, shelving and floors in accordance to sanitation and safety standards. Maintains, monitors and records proper food and equipment temperatures.

Labels, dates and stores food in a safe manner.

Operates and maintains a variety of standard kitchen equipment; reports faulty equipment as necessary.

Provides orientation training of employees as cooks.

Performs cash transactions. Uses a calculator. Uses calibrated thermometers.

Opening and/or closing of the department.

Ensures compliance with state, local and regulatory agencies as it relates to food. Follows department and hospital policies, plans and SOPs.

Provides customer service to internal/external customers by telephone, email and in person. Work may involve problem solving, answering questions and addressing other needs.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Age Specific Population Served:
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)
Infant (less than 1 year)

OSHA Category
Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Education and Learning:
High School or equivalent

Work Experience:
No experience required

No experience required

Skills and Knowledge:
Reasoning/Decision Making
Must be flexible
Must be professional, honest and have personal integrity
Must be self-directed
Must be decisive
Must participate in and support professional organizations
Appreciates people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own
Develops additional knowledge by attending workshops and seminars

Communicates with ease on a professional level
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Establishes priorities in accordance with organizational strategic plans and management objectives while meeting deadlines
Works independently: self-disciplined
Use effective time management
Plan, organize, execute assignments to meet deadlines
Problem solve - evaluate, analyze, negotiate and recommend alternatives legal and regulatory standards

General - All Positions
Work cooperatively with a wide variety of people,
Must have a professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development,
Perceives and respond sensitively to the needs of others,
Use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication.

Computer Systems/Software/Applications
Basic computer skills

License and Certifications:


Servsafe Certification (SERVSAFE)
Valid Driver’s License (DL)

Static Standing - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Walking/Standing - Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Stooping/Bending - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Squatting - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Kneeling/Half Kneel - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Climbing Stair - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level - Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Reaching - Below Shoulder - Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Reaching - Above Shoulder - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation - Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Pounds of force 0-25
Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation - Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Balance - Right Leg - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Balance - Left Leg - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Lifting - Other - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Number of lbs 25-50
Carrying - Short Carry - Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Number of lbs 0-25
Push/Pull (Static Force) - Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Number of lbs 25-50

Subject to inside environmental conditions.
Exposed to infectious diseases.
Subject to extreme cold.
Subject to extreme heat.
Subject to noise.

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer

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