Job Description

Job Title: Food Service Attendant (UPMC St. Margaret)
Job ID: 748449
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC St. Margaret
Department: Dietary and Cafeteria
Location: 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215


Responsible for the timely assembly, final preparation and service of nutritionally-appropriate and attractive meals. Practices appropriate food handling techniques and food safety procedures in all aspects of job. Demonstrates excellent customer service skills on a consistent basis.  This position will be various shifts, between the hours of 6 am - 8 pm.

  • Accurately cleans equipment, tables, coolers, soiled areas and other areas as assigned.
  • Adheres to department dress code guidelines consistently.
  • Adheres to department procedures regarding operation and cleaning of all food service equipment.
  • Adheres to department procedures regarding the operation of all food service equipment.
  • Adheres to hand hygiene and infection control procedures on a consistent basis when interacting with customers.
  • Assembles and serves meals according to diet orders, menus and patient / guest specific requirements.
  • Assists with washing, sanitizing, and restocking of service-ware and tray delivery carts following established procedures.
  • Assures the caf� service area is maintained during service hours by wiping tables, cleaning dining areas, keeping dirty trays controlled, and servicing customers as needed.
  • Assures the necessary food and service equipment / utensils are secured for assigned area prior to meal service.
  • Checks and records dish machine temperatures to ensure proper sanitation of service-ware, reporting any deficient temperatures to a supervisor.
  • Disposes trash according to procedures and cleans and sanitizes refuse containers.
  • Follows all fire, hazardous, safety and disaster procedures according to Environment of Care policies.
  • Inventories and stocks bulk supplies, following established procedures and designated timeframes.
  • Maintains food safety and cleanliness by applying HACCP concepts throughout service.
  • Maintains food safety and quality by applying HACCP principles throughout service.
  • Patient Service Specific Responsibility: Serves patient meal tray using the designated department script, to include proper patient identification.
  • Performs sanitation for assigned work area in accordance with departmental procedures and health department guidelines.
  • Performs sanitation for assigned work areas in accordance with department procedures and health department guidelines.
  • Sweeps, mops, and cleans floors in caf� service areas and kitchen areas.


  • HS Diploma/GED OR 1 YR previous job experience required in lieu of HS Diploma/GED
  • Previous food and/or customer service experience preferred 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

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

Salary Range: $12.12 to $18.40 / hour

Union Position: No

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