• Food Service Worker

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Nutrition Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    Mercy Hospital Folsom
    Standard Hours
    Varied, Weekends Required
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a physician staff of nearly 500, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries.


    Additionally, Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specialty orthopedic care. In 2016, Mercy Hospital of Folsom was one of 12 Dignity Health hospitals recognized by the The Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures.


    Position Summary:
    The Food Service Worker performs a variety of tasks in the kitchen and cafeteria.
    Core Duties:
    • Delivering patient nourishments and floor stock to nursing departments, doctors lounge and surgery
    • Stocking patient cold food cart
    • Working patient trayline
    • Delivering patient meals to patient rooms
    • Picking up soiled trays
    • Washing all patient, cafeteria, and catering dishes and utensils
    • Stocking cafeteria dishes and utensils
    • Performing general sanitation duties
    • Putting away groceries, paper supplies, cleaning agents, and frozen foods
    • Thoroughly cleans and sanitizes all kitchen area
    The incumbent may have access to third party credit card information and transactional systems (cash registers, point of sale devices, applications supporting credit card transactions, and reports or other documents containing credit card information) from single transactions or a single card at a time.


    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Requires demonstrated knowledge of:
      • General therapeutic diets
      • Proper food handling techniques
      • Proper operation of food service dishwashing equipment
      • Proper food service sanitation techniques
      • Proper techniques of storing, preparing, holding and service of perishable meats, dairy products, fresh produce and frozen foods 
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Prior experience with food preparation, proper food handling procedures, and sanitation techniques preferred


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