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Food Service Assistant: Evenings, Rotating Sat+Sun=20 hrs/wk OMA

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Omaha, NE

Job Description

*** Long-term Commitment to Evening Shift, rotating Saturday+Sunday evening availability is a must.***   

Job Title: Food Service Assistant -Weekend Evenings, Every other Sat+Sun evening=20 hrs/wk  
Job Code: 880149

Status: Part Time
Location: Omaha Campus  

NOTE:  Variable Evening Shifts, Rotating Saturday+Sunday evenings.  Possible additional hours & overtime available.

Anticipated Examples of shift blocks, hours may vary:    
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.


At Madonna, we combine heartfelt hospitality with incomparable innovation and education. Our clinical expertise, world-class research and state of the art equipment empower us to help all patients, even those whose diagnoses pose the most complex challenges.  Our investment in the exceptional talent, groundbreaking technology and progressive treatments is changing the face of rehabilitation!
Other hospitals treat patients, we change lives!  Madonna Miracles and breakthrough moments happen every day; when patients who could not previously walk or speak independently, joyfully celebrate when they hear: â??Now You Can!â?
The marvelous aspect of working at Madonna, regardless of licensure, is the ability to provide a lifetime of care with dedication, skill and compassion.   We are excited about the opportunity to partner with individuals who wish to enter health care!     Now is the opportunity to be a part of something meaningful!
The Food Service Assistants are critical to a positive patient experience!  They are responsible for the assembly and delivery of food, including meal trays and evening snacks to residents and patients.  Responsible for cleaning dishes, work areas and dining room. The Food Service Assistants serve meals to residents in Dining Room. Must be able to effectively communicate with his/her supervisor, coworkers and customers.  Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. Work schedule requires alternate weekends and holidays. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for the department and Madonna as a whole, including the mission and values for the department and facility.  


  1. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with coworkers and other facility departments to provide a unified approach to patient/resident/customer care.
  2. Serves patients on trayline, dining room and patient care areas according to their diet orders and food preferences.
  3. Takes instruction from supervisor to perform other functions as assigned in order to achieve the goals within the department.
  1. Prepares and delivers floor stock according to established par levels to nursing unit kitchenettes.
  2. Prepares and delivers nutritionally pre-determined sack meals and snacks to appropriate refrigerators.
  3. Performs and documents temperatures and sanitation checklists for unit food storage areas.
  4. Attends non-mandatory in-services.
  1. Cleans and sanitizes dishes, pots and pans, food contact surfaces and floors according to guidelines. 
  2. Attends all mandatory education programs on a yearly basis according to department standards.
  3. Sets up assigned trayline position according to guidelines.
  4. Maintains and assures a safe environment for the department.
  5. Handles and operates all necessary equipment and performs required duties according to established safety standards to maintain compliance with regulations and prevent injury.

Medium work with frequent lifting. Occasional lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Frequent lift and carry of 25 pounds. Constant walking with maximum duration of 75 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and other surfaces.  Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained periods of up to 1 hour. Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels. Requires frequent pushing and pulling generating up to 40 pounds force to move food carts on tile, carpet and other surfaces for maximum distance of 1500 feet.  Frequent grasping of both hands requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent stooping, bending, and twisting are required. Constant near visual acuity, ability to smell and taste, ordinary hearing and speaking skills required.  Nearly 100% of work is inside.  Frequently hot and
humid.  Exposure to chemicals, boiling water, steam, and wet floors.
Must possess basic reading, writing and math skills and have ability to follow written and/or oral instructions.  High school equivalency preferred.  Lincoln Campus: current Prep/Cook Food Handlerâ??s Permit required to start.  ServSafe training provided by Madonna.
Background checks are conducted.  When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.
For those that seek it out, this role is a springboard for your wellness career!  For others, attaining a rewarding part time role provides the perfect balance and supplemental income for their family.   Madonna offers a Competitive Salary; 403b Retirement Plan; Tuition Assistance and varied scholarships to qualifying employees!   We have a Certified Daycare that is on the main campus (childcare coverage for the staff) available for children 6 weeks to 12 years old; and a separate play center at the Madonna ProActive fitness center for members to use as they enjoy the facility. 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information. 

Turn your work into your lifeâ??s mission!  See first-hand impact on members and their families!  Learn new skills and advance your career!   Love your job and your team!   Go home at the end of the day knowing that you have made a difference!  



Job Details

Date Posted May 30, 2020
Date Closes June 14, 2020
Requisition 0003V4
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Omaha-Madonna Main Campus
SOC Category 00-0000.00