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8 Hour Day Shift
Food Services


Position Summary:
Assists in all functional areas of the Nutrition Services department including, but not limited to: staffing, scheduling, training, ordering, food production, meal service, resident documentation, and resident interviews.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions: 

  • Coordinates the assignments of the Nutrition Services staff, providing leadership to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner. 
  • Provides coverage for shifts when necessary due to employee absence.
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of food.
  • Supervises or assists in cleaning procedures to ensure safety and sanitary conditions are maintained.
  • Effectively communicates policies, expected outcomes, efficient work routines, and work procedures to the Nutrition Services staff.
  • Schedules, orients and trains Nutrition Services employees.

Management Responsibilities:

  • In the absence of the Director, shall have administrative authority over and responsibility for the functions and activities of the department. 
  • Monitors staff compliance with infection control, personal protection equipment, blood borne pathogens, hazardous material handling and fire safety.
  • Participates in the employee evaluation process by providing information on the performance of staff.  



Education and/or Experience

  •  High School Diploma or its equivalent, preferred.

Behavioral Skills

  • Possess a personal presence characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Via Christi Health.
  • Creates and maintains a partnership between employees, the community, and those we serve that fosters an environment honoring individual preferences, choices and traditions.
  • Exhibits well developed verbal and written communication skills, and is able to professionally receive and follow oral instructions in English.
  • Ability to cope with mental and emotional stress related to the position, function independently, having flexibility, consistency and professionalism.
  • Develops and sustains safe, positive and productive work habits.
  • Demonstrates compliance with all Via Christi policies and procedures.

            Technical Skills

  • Proficient culinary skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge, typing skills and 10-key ability.
  • Thorough knowledge of state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to navigate the internet and Via Christi intranet

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • CDM preferred

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to access all areas of the ministry throughout the workday.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Required to obtain assistance of another qualified employee when attempting to lift objects over 25 pounds.
  • Occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds above the head.
  • Occasionally required to sit in a stationary position.
  • Tolerate standing and walking for up to 8 hours at a time on hard and soft surfaces.
  • Frequently performs activities that require climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and reaching with hands and arms throughout the day.
  • Constantly uses hands and fingers to prepare food items and to operate kitchen equipment.
  • Frequently able to communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as voices and phone calls.
  • Frequently able to use all types of vision, such as close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception, to complete daily tasks.
  • Constantly required to detect unusual odors that could indicate spoilage or environmental issues.

Working Conditions:

  • Position is Category II of Potential Exposure, which includes tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, but may require performing unplanned Category I tasks (expected exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues).  OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Standard 1910.1030(c)(2)(i) more specifically defines Category II Potential Exposure as: Normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues but exposure or potential exposure may be required as a condition of employment.
  • Use of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment () should be readily available to employees engaging in Category II tasks.
  • Work is generally performed in an indoor, well-lighted, well-ventilated, heated and air-conditioned environment.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions by staff, residents, visitors, and volunteers.
  • Subject occasionally to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, staff, and visitors.

Position Scope/Resident Population:

  • This position provides services to adult and geriatric resident/participants.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills required of personnel so classified and it is not a contract express or implied.
I have read the above job description and understand the expectations.  I can perform the essential functions and meet the basic requirements.
EMPLOYEE___________________________________________________Date _________
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