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Food Service Assistant, FT; 40 hrs/wk, 5 days per week, every other weekend (5722)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring Food Service Assistants to assemble and serve meals for the patients and cafeteria customers. Protect food quality by following operational procedures for food handling, food safety, and infection control.

Essential Functions/Competencies

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Supports service excellence initiatives with proactive efforts in service and service recovery and commitment to improve.



1.       Follows approved patient menu preparation delivery and service protocols within approved timelines.


2.       Maintains clean, stocked, and continuous service-ready work areas utilizing HACCP and positive food handlers techniques.


3.       Promotes improvement in patient/customer satisfaction efforts by participating in pace changers, other planned events, and point-of-sale initiatives.


4.       Participates in quality improvement initiatives, including taste panels, test trays, and displays of positive eye appeal at each service station.


5.       Prioritizes work duties due to patient/customer needs.


6.       Participates in financial management processes by carefully monitoring portion control, proper pricing, and safe storage of supplies and food.


7.       Monitors appropriate inventory of food and supplies by including dating, rotating products for service and documenting outages of same.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



1.        Performs other duties as assigned


2.        Serves customers appealing, temperature-controlled food portions.





         Knowledge of basic hygiene principles

         Knowledge of basic infection control policies and procedures

         Skill in customer relations and service recovery

         Skill in safe food handling

         Ability to assess acceptable food quality

         Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

         Ability to work closely with professional staff

         Ability to promote a positive dining experience


         High school diploma or GED preferred


         Minimum six months of food service experience required, preferably in a health care setting


         Current and valid Douglas County Food Handlers Certification required within six months of hire

Job Details

Date Posted November 16, 2017
Date Closes February 14, 2018
Requisition 989906-13630
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Food & Nutrition Services
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Hours Varied
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 35-9099.00 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Infection Control
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Customer Relations / Sales

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  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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