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Good nutrition is vital to supporting and maintaining total body wellness. Whether you're a registered dietitian, a nutritionist, or a food services professional, you'll promote our mission and spread good health through good nutrition when you join our team.

Kitchen Helper

Location: Kula, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 671921 Date posted: 02/09/2018
Description:

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 Responsibilities:

  • 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:

    Experience

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

  • Education

  • High school diploma; or equivalent combination of education (lesser) & 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,Kula,Kula Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Nutrition / Food Services Department: Nutritional Svcs-I/P 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

    Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

    Whether you're supporting the health of our members, employees, or communities, the work you do supports our proactive approach to health. Opportunities exist in outpatient and inpatient care, health education, menu planning, food preparation, and more. In many of these roles, you may find yourself counseling members and community groups on their nutritional practices and educating them on how the right diet can help prevent disease and promote health.

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