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Food Service Worker (Fulltime) - UPMC McKeesport


Have you always wanted to get your healthcare career started?  Are you interested in a position that offers terrific benefits and opportunities to grow?  Do you enjoy working "hands on" in a team environment?  Then you may be a perfect fit for our role in the Dietary and Cafeteria department at UPMC McKeesport.

UPMC McKeesport is currently looking to hire a fulltime Food Service Worker to work various shifts from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm.  This position will also have rotating weekend and holiday responsibility.

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.


  • Empties tray delivery carts and disposes trash according to procedure.
  • Assists in training of new employees.
  • 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.
  • Accurately performs the duties of the assigned positions in the designated time period.
  • Assists with the washing, sanitizing and restocking of service ware and tray delivery carts.
  • 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.
  • Operates the cash register, gives accurate change to customers and performs daily reading and drawer count.
  • Prepares individual nourishments for patients as needed; provides tube feeding products and supplements as ordered.
  • Provides units with bulk par stocks according to census.
  • Handles all food according to HACCP guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Cleans, sanitizes and restocks assigned station after each meal to assure the stations are ready for the next meal period.
  • Retrieves clean service ware and utilizes the set procedure for placing the service ware and tray delivery carts back into operation.
  • Ensures that bases and dishes are at an appropriate service temperature.
  • Sweeps and mops floors as assigned following established procedures.
  • Provides supplies to other areas as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year previous job experience required in lieu of High school diploma/equivalent.
  • No experience required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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