UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.The University of Washington Medical Center PATIENT NUTRITION department has multiple employment opportunities for a temporary/hourly FOOD SERVICE WORKER. Your application to this candidate bank will be considered for these outstanding opportunities. The individual in this role will perform a variety of duties including preparing and serving food, maintaining sanitary conditions of kitchen facilities, and serving food on cafeteria line.RESPONSIBILITIES:Serve food in cafeteria lineServe food in patient tray make-up area following selected or marked individual patient menusOpen cans, apportion contents, wash and prepare vegetables for cookingMake and serve beverages and soda fountain itemsAssemble salads, sandwiches and dessertsWash dishes, utensils, pots, pans and equipment; may operate ware and utensil washing machinesClean cafe tables/vending area and chairs, empty ashtrays, fill salt and pepper shakers, salad dressing and napkin containers; empty garbage cans and perform special cleaning projectsRearrange tablesFinalize (reheat or reconstitute) trays for delivery to patients; may deliver and collect food trays and between meal feedings for patientsMay relieve or assist other employees in higher level food preparation tasks to meet emergency or on-the-job training situationsMay operate kitchen equipmentMay direct work of student trainees and part-time helpMay take cash payment for mealsMay operate washers and driers and sort and fold laundry for food service operationPerform related duties as requiredREQUIREMENTS:Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employmentDESIRED:Previous food service experience in a fast paced or health care setting
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.