About the CompanyThe mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos. About the PositionThe Food Service Worker is responsible for performing a variety of food service duties to include providing exceptional customer service, kitchen functions, patient meal assembly, menu item prep, and serving of meals. Work situations are regular and routine, requiring a service-oriented individual, organization, attention to detail and good decision making. Internal contacts are primarily within the department work groups and management.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Follows procedures to assure safety in the handling hot items.
Maintains sanitation of department as required by State law and organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
Maintains documentation of equipment and food temperatures as required by State regulations.
Responsible for prepping and bagging breakfast and snacks items in partnership with purchasing.
Responsible for proper storage and labeling of containers and food items: cereal containers, meals set aside for patients, crackers, etc.
Responsible for collecting the food carrier from the lobby when notified of delivery from food vendor.
Setting up and preparing for lunch and dinner service: pulling items for meal service, temping, use of proper portion utensils, and tableware, other as needed in a safe manner and assuring food handling and processing is in compliance with standards and governing regulations.
Checks delivered meal items against posted menu and reports discrepancies to the dietary specialists.
Responsible for serving patients meals.
Able to follow and serve special diets and allotted portions for each patient and serves accordingly
Responsible for basic clean up after meal service: washing dishes & trays, running sterilizer, cleaning counters, drawers, sinks, refrigerator, ensuring drains are clear. Cleaning is in partnership with EVS (housekeeping) services.
Responsible for providing patients, water, coffee and snacks as requested and allowed per diet.
Assists the MHS staff in preparing water pitchers for patients.
Acts as back up to dietary specialist for completion of food service tracers.
Ensures Food Safety and Hand Hygiene as required by State law and organizational and department policy and procedures.
Adheres to Navos Attendance and Punctuality Policy and Procedure standards, and maintains reliable attendance.
Contributes to the success of the organization by meeting organizational competency expectations and core values (respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence, collaboration and kindness), continuously learning, and by performing other duties as needed or assigned.Position RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The 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.
Ability to work independently
Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, good interpersonal skills, and demonstrates professionalism at all times.
Coordinates and cooperates with staff in all levels of the organization, Navos clients, and the public.
Possesses the knowledge, values, attitude and skills to create a trauma-informed, safe, trusting healing environment that respects the perspectives and experiences of the individuals, families, staff and communities we serve with safety and healing.Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities Education and/or Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
State of Washington food handler's card
Experience in institutional or restaurant food service preferred.
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.