Mercy Health Food Service Specialist - West Park in Cincinnati, Ohio

Food Service Specialist - West Park

Job ID: 4660544

Updated: March 13, 2018

Geographic Location: Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States

Department: Dietary

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Shift: Days

Standard Hours: 18

Job Summary

SUMMARY: Responsible for performing entry level job functions relative to patient meal service, cafeteria, catering, food prep, and sanitation.


  • Performs tasks on the patient tray line-portioning and assembling food according to menu, write ins, nourishments etc. Restocks supplies on the line as needed. Also makes salads, desserts, and sandwiches per recipes for patient line.
  • Gathers and delivers requisitioned supplies for the pantry stock.
  • Delivers patient trays in acordance with selection and prescribed diets following food safety and sanitation guidelines. Good customer relation skills and communication with the patient is a must.
  • Demonstrates competency in the safe use, care, and handling of equipment. Reprts malfunctions to the supervisor.
  • Works in the dishroom as scheduled, following acceptable procedures. All pots and pans must be properly washed rinsed and sanitized per ServSafe procedures.
  • Follows established safety practices related to the proper use of chemicals.
  • Attends meetings as required to enhance safety knowledge, job skills, and communication within the department.
  • Serves in the cafeteria when necessary utilizing appropriate customer service skills. Follows all recipe and portion control standards. Restocks as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed. May assist in other areas as relief.


  • Preferred High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years in the food industry helpful - Preferred

Shift and Job Schedule

Part-Time; 18 hours/week

Schedule: 7:30am - 2:00pm

Equal Employment Opportunity

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