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Food Service Assistant - Casual/On Call

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

Casual/On Call - 16 hours MINIMUM a month

Were searching for Food Service Assistant. The incumbent will assemble and serve meals for the patients and cafeteria customer.  He/she will protect food quality by following operational procedures for food handling, food safety, and infection control.

Essential Functions/Competencies

  • Supports service excellence initiatives with proactive efforts in service and service recovery and commitment to improve.
  • Follows approved cafeteria menu preparation and service protocols within approved timelines. Trains to all stations within the kitchen and cafeteria to cross cover as needed.
  • Maintains clean, stocked, and continuous service-ready work areas utilizing HACCP and positive food handler techniques.
  • Promotes improvement in patient/customer satisfaction by providing appealing food and excellent customer service.
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives, including taste testing, and displays of positive eye appeal at each service station.
  • Prioritizes work duties due to patient/customer needs.
  • Participates in financial management processes by carefully monitoring portion control, proper pricing, and safe storage of supplies and food.
  • Monitors appropriate inventory of food and supplies by including dating, rotating products for service and documenting outages of same.



  • 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 G.E.D preferred



  • Minimum 6 months food service experience preferred, preferably in a health care setting.



  • Current and valid Food Handlers Certification (ANSI-accredited only) within 6 months of hire.




Make a meaningful difference improving the lives of children!

At Childrens, the regions only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring teamand join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.

Date Posted May 8, 2023
Requisition 300000809925458
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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