Stanford Health Care

Relief Food Service Worker (Multiple Openings)

Stanford Health Care

Aug 5th, 2022
$ / Hour
Stanford Health Care, with multiple facilities throughout the Bay Area, is internationally renowned for leading edge and coordinated care in cancer care, neurosciences, cardiovascular medicine, surgery, organ transplant, medicine specialties, and primary care. Throughout its history, Stanford has been at the forefront of discovery and innovation, as researchers and clinicians work together to improve health, alleviate suffering, and translate medical breakthroughs into better ways to deliver patient care. Stanford Health Care: Healing humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time.

At Stanford Health Care, your career is supported within a distinctive hospital culture. This environment compliments the pioneering, collaborative atmosphere that has earned us our worldwide reputation for excellence.

500 Pasteur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304

If you’re ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered.

Rotating – 08 Hour (United States of America)

**** We pay starting at $26.90 / hour for Food Service Worker roles ****

Openings on day, evening, and night shifts

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
Under the direction of the Food Service Managers and Supervisors is responsible for preparation, assembly, and distribution/delivery of patient trays, retail and catering services, and other food related services in a timely and sanitary manner while focusing on a consistently high level of customer service. Maintains dish room, washes dishes, utensils, pots and pans. Removes and disposes of trash and cleans and maintains food service areas as directed.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do

  • Adheres to all food handling procedures according to Joint Commission, local health department and all other regulatory standards as required.
  • Assembles nourishment’s accurately per diet order.
  • Assembles patient trays in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assists in the orderly cleanup activities of the tray line and kitchen as required.
  • Check trays for missing or special write-in items. Follows up on absent items.
  • Communicates effectively to achieve desired outcomes and maintains positive working relationships.
  • Conforms to policies regarding dress code, use of Paid Time Off (PTO), time sheets, philosophy, etc.
  • Contributes to cost containment by managing time and supplies so that assignments are completed as scheduled and resources are not wasted.
  • Delivers late trays, new patient trays, special requests and floor stock per department parameters.
  • Delivers trays to patients per established schedule.
  • Exercises proper use of equipment at all times.
  • Follows HACCP guidelines and completes documentation as per departmental protocol.
  • Follows Hospital Infection prevention policies and procedures.
  • Follows Hospital safety guidelines for self, patients, visitors and employees.
  • Functions as a cashier and handles money in accordance with the departmental money handling policies.
  • May assist in pouring, slicing, portioning of food items.
  • Observes proper portion control techniques.
  • Provides customer service in a positive and friendly manner.
  • Removes and disposes of trash.
  • Seeks resources for direction, when necessary.
  • Sets up and cleans up for catering events and other activities as directed.
  • Sets up stations in the retail cafeterias and serves customers.
  • Stocks assigned station per established par levels.
  • Washes and sanitizes all service and cookware in accordance with all health department regulations.

Education Qualifications

  • None

Experience Qualifications

  • None Required
  • 1 year Food/customer service preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain respectful relationships with a diverse population
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments and use time efficiently
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Ability to take direction from patient care providers to meet the needs of the individual, including age related requirements
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player
  • Ability to work with any patient, customer, or coworker, regardless of race, gender, disease process, life-style, religious or cultural beliefs, or treatment
  • Knowledge of and ability to use kitchen and general cleaning materials and equipment
  • Knowledge of basic food preparation practices, common table setting, and the ability to learn the methods and procedures of large-scale kitchen work

Licenses and Certifications

  • None

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family’s perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination inall ofits policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Stanford Health Care directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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