With a 609-licensed-bed hospital and 1,100 physicians, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's clinical services represent one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the area.

Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — caring for the whole person — Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians. Our doctors have been named in the Washingtonian "Top Doctors" for 2014 and our hospital has been ranked as a "high performing" hospital for geriatrics; nephrology; orthopaedics; and urology by US News and World Report 2014-15

Some of our centers of excellence include cancer, neurosciences, gastroenterology, transplant and vascular diseases.

We offer you:

  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
  • Robust wellness program
  • Free shuttle from Metro stations

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Associates live by Our Common Purpose: We Create Caring Moments in the Spirit of Cura Personalis – Care for the Whole Person. Our Quality Standards of Safety, Compassion, Professionalism and Coordinated Care set the priorities for consistent decision making applicable to everyone in every situation.

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Job #32544
Food Service Worker II
Food & Nutrition Services
Full Time, Rotating 6:30am-6:30pm / 12:30pm-8:30pm
Washington, DC
Responsible for patient meal food service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pick-up, special requests and needs, and in-between meal food delivery. Communicates patient food issues/concerns and needs to appropriate persons within the Food and Nutrition department. Interacts with nursing personnel with regard to patient nutrition needs or requirements. Assist Dietitian with monitoring of patients' NPO, clear liquid and full liquid diets and records food intake for patients on intake analysis. Sets up, prepares and delivers food for catering events. Acts as a liaison between Food Services, the hospital staff and external customers. Sets up, prepares, delivers, and serves to retail customers in the Brown Bag and CCC cafeterias and the physician lounges. Handles customer service complaints and informs management of problems or concerns. Operates cash registers in compliance with cash-handling procedures. Maintains all equipment in a safe and sanitary manner in compliance with HACCP guidelines and all applicable laws and regulatory agency regulations. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
  • Completion of Sanitation and Food Handlers course preferred.

Required Experience:
  • One to two years of food preparation experience.
  • Large-scale food preparation and/or hospital dietary experience desirable.
  • Catering experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of a variety of foods, their preparation and serving etiquette.
  • Ability to handle heavy workload.
  • Basic knowledge of sanitary methods used in food preparation.
  • Knowledge of safety precautions and HACCP procedures in cooking food preferred.
  • Must be able to follow directions, understand written and oral instructions, and have basic mathematical skills.
  • Must be courteous and tactful in dealing with customers.
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and initiative in satisfying customer requests.
  • Must meet competency requirements for patient dietary needs.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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