Job Description

Job Title: Food Service Worker
Job ID: 728168
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC McKeesport
Department: Dietary and Cafeteria
Location: 1500 Fifth Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132


Under the supervision of the Food Service Supervisor, is responsible for setting up the patient tray line prior to meal time; portioning patient food items and condiments according to the meal selection and cleaning up tray line after meals, preparing and delivering individual nourishments and unit par stocks.  This position will be varying days, including weekends and holidays, and will be located at UPMC McKeesport. 

  • Accurately performs the duties of the assigned positions in the designated time period.
  • Assists in training of new employees.
  • Assists with the washing, sanitizing and restocking of service ware and tray delivery carts.
  • Carries out job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the service management vision of UPMC McKeesport and the established Nutrition and Food Service Department performance standards.
  • Cleans and sanitizes assigned work areas daily including, but not limited to, work surfaces, patient delivery carts, refrigerators and other related equipment.
  • Cleans, sanitizes and restocks assigned station after each meal to assure the stations are ready for the next meal period.
  • Empties tray delivery carts and disposes trash according to procedure.
  • Ensures that bases and dishes are at an appropriate service temperature.
  • Ensures the necessary items for the tray line operation are secured for assigned area prior to meal service, including food items as well as service equipment and utensils.
  • Handles all food according to HACCP guidelines.
  • Operates the cash register, gives accurate change to customers and performs daily reading and drawer count.
  • Places the appropriate portion of food on patient trays accurately and in the designated area on the tray according to menu selection and specific type of diet.
  • Prepares individual nourishments for patients as needed; provides tube feeding products and supplements as ordered.
  • Provides supplies to other areas as assigned.
  • Provides units with bulk par stocks according to census.
  • Retrieves clean service ware and utilizes the set procedure for placing the service ware and tray delivery carts back into operation.
  • Sweeps and mops floors as assigned following established procedures.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. No experience required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: Yes

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