John Muir Health Food Service Associate - Nutrtition Services - Per Diem - 4 Hour - Days/PM in Walnut Creek, California

Food Service Associate - Nutrtition Services - Per Diem - 4 Hour - Days/PM


Job Overview

The food service associated is responsible for food: storage, production, service, and cleaning duties.

Food Preparation and Service

  • All food is prepared appealing and appetizing

  • Café food is kept well-stocked throughout the day

  • Maintenance of portion control through usages of appropriate utensils, recipe cards, and menus

Food Safety

  • Maintains appropriate food safety according to food regulatory standards.

  • Wears a head covering in all food production areas

  • Runs ice scoop and holder through dish machine daily

  • Checks CO2 tanks daily to be sure they’re chained

  • Checks frequently to be sure storing containers have tight fitting lids

  • Stores all food products in appropriate order per Serv-Safe

Food Storage

  • Maintains a clean and organized storage area consistent with health department and Food Service Department regulations

  • Food items are rotated (FIFO) and remove all dented items

  • Follows meat and dairy rotation policies and all are labeled and dated and dairy products have temperature recorded on delivery

Customer Service

  • Knowledgeable in use of cash register and keeps it accurate to within $5.00 daily

  • Strives for 100% customer satisfaction

  • Has knowledge of products being served and able to communicate this effectively with customers

  • Presents a professional image, and appearance while dealing with all hospital employees and visitors

  • Interacts with all co-workers, hospital employees, and visitors in a polite, professional, and courteous manner


  • Demonstrates competency in use of equipment: Slicer, Knives, Grinder, Other

  • Knows and understands emergency procedures

  • Demonstrates competency in service of the correct spice packets


  • Must be able to read and speak English for patient menus

  • 2 years institutional food service experience desirable

John Muir Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care organization. It includes John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek (554-bed acute care facility) , which serves as Contra Costa County's only designated trauma center and John Muir Medical Center, Concord (245-bed acute care facility).Together, they are recognized as top centers for neurosciences, orthopedics, cancer care, cardiovascular care and high-risk obstetrics. Other areas of specialty include general surgery, robotic surgery, weight-loss surgery, rehabilitation and critical care. John Muir Health also offers complete inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and services at our Behavioral Health Center (73-bed fully accredited psychiatric hospital) located in Concord. In addition, John Muir Health provides a number of primary care and outpatient services throughout the community and urgent care centers in Brentwood, Concord, San Ramon and Walnut Creek.

John Muir Health is a collaborative, patient-centered health care environment; listening, explaining and working together as a team, to help patients achieve their optimal health. We recognize those who exemplify excellence, and reward them for contributing to our collective success. From individual to department to spontaneous recognition, Employee Suggestion Program rewards, Employee Success Sharing Program, and many more, we find unique ways to thank our employees for the outstanding efforts they make every day. Competitive salary and benefit package available.

All hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, a national surveyor of quality patient care. John Muir Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Service

Primary Location: California-Walnut Creek-1601 Ygnacio Valley Road - Walnut Creek Medical Center (WCMC)

Organization 83401001 WCMC Nutrition Services

Schedule Per Diem

Shift Days/PM

Hours Worked Per Day 4

Days of the Week Variable

Job Posting Apr 16, 2018, 3:36:48 PM

Unposting Date Apr 22, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Work Schedule (e.g. 8:00AM — 4:30PM) 1:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Hours Per Week 0

Req ID: 00015296