Full Time Dishwasher

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Olney, MD

About the Job

  • Job Summary
    • The primary function of the Kitchen Support Aide is to perform a variety of kitchen tasks while delivering excellence in hospitality and customer services.
  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education/Training
      • Some High School, (10th grade)
      • High School Diploma preferred
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    • Experience
      • 1 year of experience preferred
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    • License/Certification/Registration
      • N/A
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    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
      • Ability to follow basic written and oral instructions.
      • Ability to count and perform basic arithmetic.
  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Technical Service: Performs variety of kitchen functions for patient services and cafeteria.
      • Organizes tools and work space for efficiency.
      • Performs tray line according to prescribed diets and patient requests.
      • Places selected food items on patient trays, in accordance with sanitation standards and patient requests.
      • Ensures patient food meets any special diet.
      • Assists with preparing food for cafeteria for all assigned meals.
      • Sets up dish machine to ensure proper dish washing, handling and storage. Practices proper deliming procedures.
      • Maintains storerooms and walk-ins in a neat and orderly fashion.
      • Follows first- in, first-out method for rotating stock, adhering to all HACCP procedures.
      • Keeps all equipment clean and maintained after use
      • Clears dishes, trays. Cleans and sanitizes cafeteria tables
      • Collects and disposes of garbage left at tables and garbage containers in the cafeteria and tray return area.
      • Cleans and sanitizes kitchen and cafeteria workstation and equipment as scheduled.
      • May assist with stocking of supplies
      • Sweeps and mops cafeteria servery, tray return area, and main kitchen between meals.
    • Customer Service: Consistently displays professionalism in dealings with patients and families, staff, and physicians.
      • Promptly answers customer, staff requests pleasantly and appropriately
      • Approach, greet and offer assistance to patients, family members, physicians and others who may need help.
      • Pitches in to cover shortages within department.
      • Takes initiative to solve problems and recommends improvements of hospital procedures and intra or interdepartmental processes.
    • Development: Participates with supervisors in identifying learning needs.
      • When learning needs are identified, participates in training and development activities.
      • Attends hospital sponsored training programs as required by the department.
      • Meets all mandatory obligations.
    • Organizational knowledge: Works effectively within and between departments.
      • Participates in departmental projects
      • Participates in interdepartmental activities when asked.
      • Demonstrates a constructive approach during all interactions with staff, supervisors, and managers both inside and outside the unit.
    • Department/Unit Specific Functions and Duties
      • Maybe asked to work in both Nutrition Services and Cafeteria 
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.