Tracking Code: 203992

Food Services Lead - Full Time - Cafeteria - Nights - York Hospital

Location: WellSpan Health, York, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Full time (80 hours biweekly)

Monday - Friday 8pm - 530am

Weekend and holiday rotation

Shift differential pay

General Summary

Coordinates personnel and activities of the kitchen, including patient tray line, dish room, cafeteria and retail/café service areas and the preparation and serving of food, along with cleanup tasks. Implements established procedures and provides outstanding customer service to patients, staff and visitors.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates patient tray line including preparation and delivery of trays to patients, nourishments, supply and post-meal clean up.
  • Coordinates dishroom activities including ware washing with a dishmachine or manually in accordance to established policies and procedures and post-meal clean up.
  • Coordinates cafeteria and retail/café operations and post-meal clean up.
  • Assesses requirements to avoid over/under production of foods, especially short order items.
  • Stores and maintains prepared and partially prepared foods in optimum condition until served. Devises best methods of storage and presentation.
  • Meets with counter personnel and cashiers to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures regarding menus, portioning, prices and attractive presentation of food items.
  • Coordinates with Sous Chef menu planning and production of food items for cafeteria services.
  • Coordinates a variety of catered services; arranges staffing.
  • Initiates and places orders for foodstuffs, supplies, and other needs. Performs tasks relative to receiving, inspecting, storing, distributing, and delivering the various foodstuffs and supplies ordered.
  • Checks receipts, balances cash drawers and prepares and makes deposits on a daily basis. Collects and records tips where applicable.
  • Ensure that established procedures, standards of quality, hygiene and efficiency are met.

Common Expectations:

  • Prepares work schedules, assigns personnel, evaluates work performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Performs the duties of Food Service Supervisor in the absence of the Food Service Supervisor.
  • Maintains appropriate records, reports, and files as required.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Rarely
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (11 to 25 lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Frequently
  • Reaching - Frequently
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Frequently
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Frequently

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Frequently


Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year Relevant experience. Required and

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English at a level which enables the individual to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and service and record keeping.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communications skills and customer service skills.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

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