Food Service Worker (Food & Nutrition Services) - Good Samaritan Hospital (Lebanon)-PRN (as needed)

Lebanon, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 56229

Position Summary:

General Summary:


Under the direct supervision of the Food Services Team Leader, performs a variety of routine duties related to the preparation and serving of food. Cleans kitchen area and cooking utensils. Performs a variety of routine duties in the cafeteria to prepare equipment and foods for service. Serves food and cleans up after meals following established practices and procedures. Serves on tray line. May operate cash register as needed including receiving payment from visitors and staff, balancing the cash drawer after each meal and compiling information for required reports


Duties and Responsibilities:


1 Sets up and serves patient trays in accordance with established schedule and procedures.
2 Works on central tray line and assists with patient tray set up and preparation.
3 Prepares, loads, transports, and cleans food carts.
4 Prepares and sets up steam table, serving line and menu board. Obtains and places dishes, silverware, hot and cold foods, baked goods, beverages, desserts, and condiments.
5 Reviews menu and assembles food and supplies as needed for daily salad and cold foods preparation.
6 Prepares salad mixes and sandwich spreads such as tuna, salmon, egg, and chicken involving tasks such as selecting,
measuring, grinding, slicing, and mixing ingredients.
7 Prepares salad plates and tossed salads by portioning out mixes and adding salad vegetables as well as cutting and
mixing the various salad vegetables.
8 Prepares sandwiches and specialty items as directed.
9 Washes and cuts vegetables and fruits according to procedures.
10 Alerts supervisor to problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies. Detects and reports spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment or other unusual conditions.
11 Serves food as directed.
12 Operates dishwasher to ensure all dishes and utensils are clean.
13 Carries dishes and foods between kitchen and serving lines.
14 Participates in post-meal cleanup tasks as assigned or directed.
15 Collects, processes, and disposes of trash, cans, bottles, and similar debris and transports to disposal area.

Required Skills

High School Diploma or GED preferred,

previous experience with food service helpful. 

Must have strong customer service skills and a high attention to detail.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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