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Kitchen Helper

Primary Location Honolulu, Hawaii Job Number 1105074 Date posted 09/02/2022
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Under close supervision, performs variety of tasks to ensure proper set up and delivery of meals, snacks and supplies for patient food, guest meals, cafeteria, and catering. Cleans and sanitizes dishware, equipment and work area. Maintains food service areas to ensure a clean and orderly manner. 

Essential Functions:

- Follows proper food handling, sanitation and safety procedures.

- Assembles patient/guest meal trays and/or snacks and nourishment. Loads trays in carts. Delivers meals to patients following established procedures and customer service guidelines and returns soiled dishware, assisting in the dish room as needed.

- Inventories and prepares food items for display in the cafeteria. Serves customer. Restocks with utensils, food and beverages. Cleans serving and dining areas as assigned.

- Maintains supplies and rotates floor stock with items in an orderly manner, completing all necessary documentation.

- Prepares, assembles, and dispenses food and supplies for catered events.

- Collects, scrapes, washes, cleans, dries, stacks and stores trays, pots, pans, dishes, utensils, bowls and cooking equipment by hand or machine.

- Assists with cleaning/sanitizing, following proper sanitation guidelines/procedures, for the following areas/items: kitchen, dispensing, storage or dining equipment, tables, racks, freezers, carts and cupboards. Disposes of waste, garbage or other litter.

- Assists with receiving deliveries and stocking food/items.

Basic Qualifications:


- Six (6) months of food service experience within the past two (2) years AND/OR completed post high school nutrition related course within the past two (2) years.


- High school diploma; or equivalent combination of education (lesser) and experience may be considered in lieu of requirements.

License, Certification, Registration

- N/A.


Additional Requirements:

- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, customer service, customer service, teamwork, oral and written communication, and ability to operate standard foodservice kitchen appliances.

- Effectively communication with co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone.

- Reading, writing, speaking, understanding English.

- Orienting team members, giving and receiving instructions.

- Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing, accuracy), concentration, and alertness.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Food service experience in health care environment preferred.

Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Moanalua Ancillary Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 12:01 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: HL5|UNITE HERE|Local 5 Job Level: Entry Level Department: Moanalua Medical Center - Nutritional Svcs-I/P - 1201 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.