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Food Service Worker

Company: Nevada HAND Inc
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFood Service Worker - On CallSummary Duties and Responsibilities: Provide a wide range of food service duties that ensures the highest quality nutritional meals and the highest degree of satisfaction in a manner consistent with the mission of HAND Senior Living. Essential Functions and Work Duties: The following essential functions of this position are performed personally, in cooperation with the supervisor, and/or in coordination with other staff. Additional work functions and duties may be assigned. Food Preparation

  • Make salads, sandwiches, special salads, and menu substitutions.
  • Prepare raw food, vegetables, meats, starches, and desserts.
  • Stock pantry and dry storage areas.
  • Ensure all food is prepared, distributed, and is stored under sanitary conditions.Cleaning and Sanitation
    • Use dishwashing machine, monitoring for proper water temperature, soap and disinfectant level.
    • Wash and sanitize all food carts, garbage cans and lids.
    • Clean and disinfect all kitchen equipment.
    • Clean and disinfect doors, floors, and walls.
    • Wash all shelves, refrigerators, and freezers.
    • Degrease ovens, stoves, and cooking surfaces.
    • Have a clean and neat personal appearance.Dining Room / Tray Service
      • Take menu orders, wait on tables, serve beverages, and set up tables as needed.
      • Set up and deliver trays to residents as required.Attend In-Service Training
        • Attend scheduled in-service training on safe food handling, meal presentation, storage, and special diets as offered.Teamwork
          • Support/assist other departments to ensure highest level of satisfaction from the residents.
          • Respond to requests from other departments timely and appropriately.Communication
            • Communicate effectively with residents, families, visitors, and staff.
            • Be courteous and polite when dealing with residents, families, visitors, and staff.Dress Code
              • Wears clean and wrinkle free white Polo shirt, black pants, black apron and black non slip shoes.
              • Implement specific procedures and programs; insure confidentiality of all information.
              • Cooperate with, participate in, and support the adherence to all internal policies, procedures, and practices in support of risk management and overall safety and soundness.Other Functions and Work Duties:
                • Perform other duties as from time to time may be determined necessary for the well-being of the total operation.
                • Coordinate specific work tasks with other personnel within the department as well as with other departments in order to ensure the smooth and accurate flow of work and information.
                • Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or re-designed upon individual circumstances.Qualifications and Skills Required: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience:
                  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older and have a High school diploma or equivalent.
                  • Must have a valid Food Handler Safety Training Card (Health Card) from the Southern Nevada Health District.Other Skills and Abilities:
                    • Ability to read, write and speak in English.
                    • Demonstrate ability to learn on the job.
                    • Able to follow directions.Physical Requirements:
                      • Stooping - frequently bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
                      • Kneeling - frequently bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
                      • Reaching - frequently extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
                      • Handling - frequently seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands.
                      • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
                      • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
                      • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
                      • Regularly required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms.
                      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., food services) or to make general observation of facilities or structures (i.e., inspection).
                      • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
                      • The worker may potentially be exposed to infectious diseases. Nevada HAND team members create opportunities to live well every day, in every role, and in different ways. Our assisted living staff isn't just responsible for the day-to-day care of our residents. They surround each resident with love and compassion, treating the residents as if they were their own family member. Nevada HAND offers a competitive benefits package (with plans as low as $20 a month), 401(k) with generous company match, career advancement opportunities, and an educational assistance program with tuition reimbursement, among other great benefits. After all, helping others live well starts with ensuring that our team members live well, too! What We Do As the state's largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to the development, management and administration of high-quality affordable homes and supportive services, Nevada HAND serves hardworking families and seniors on fixed incomes. Our mission is providing high quality homes with supportive services that address health and wellness, education, economic stability, and engagement – creating opportunities for residents to live well and for neighborhoods to thrive. Our team members embody our core values of curiosity, respect, resourcefulness, and integrity; and are here to do great things for our residents, our community, and one another.Nevada HAND does not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability as those terms are defined under applicable law.Nevada HAND is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Nevada HAND Inc, Las Vegas , Food Service Worker, Hospitality & Tourism , Las Vegas, Nevada

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