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Cafeteria Aide (Food/Nutrition Serv.) FT/Day

Req #: 17010716
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Nutritional Services
Organization: Florida Hospital Tampa
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Work Hours/Shift
   FT / Day
Florida Hospital Tampa

Our hospital has celebrated many firsts in Tampa’s health care history since we opened our doors in 1968. Today, more than four decades later, Florida Hospital Tampa continues to offer innovative medicine as we elevate health care in the Tampa Bay region.


At Florida Hospital Tampa, our diverse clinical specialties provide world-class health care to our patients. We offer the most trusted, expert care in key specialties including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, cancer and surgery. Our skilled surgeons not only utilize minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures, but they are also leaders in improving these advanced techniques.


You will be responsible for:
  • Recognizes incidents as defined and described in the Hospitals Institutional Policies and Procedures
  • Understands the method and reasoning for reporting incidents
  • Demonstrates ability to complete the Hospitals Incident Report Form
  • Assists the Department Manager or others in recognizing and reducing risk within the Department or other areas of the Hospital
  • Demonstrates FHT PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Daily Endeavors) by providing courteous service, assisting lost guests, and problem solving to meet special needs or requests
  • Performs duties in a timely manner and provides updates if delays occur
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers, in person or on the telephone
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments
  • Maintains a professional appearance and manner and adheres to the FHT dress standards
  • Helps ensure a safe environment for guests and staff
  • Respects patient privacy, confidentiality and dignity
  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities to improve processes and patient care
  • Implements actions, as appropriate, recommended by Quality Improvement teams and the hospital wide Quality Coordinating Council
  • Follows hospital and departmental Safety policies and procedures
  • Wears name tag identification and is aware of role in minimizing Security incidents
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in Hazardous Materials and Waste Program, including procedures to follow in case of spill
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in Emergency Preparedness Program. Participates in Disaster Drills as appropriate
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Life Safety Program and participates in Fire Drills as appropriate
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Medical Equipment Program and how to report malfunctioning equipment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Utility Systems Program and the department’s response to utility failure
  • Follows hospital and departmental Infection Control policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients and families
  • Maintains satisfactory participation and attendance at required and non-required meetings and staff development programs
  • Demonstrates evidence of continuous professional development:
  • Identifies own learning needs and seeks opportunities for self growth and career advancement
  • Attends annual mandatory in-service, required meetings and continuing education
  • Promotes the hospital image and maintains a helpful attitude towards employees, physicians, patients, visitors and the community to enhance the hospitals reputation as a health care center
  • Demonstrates evidence of adherence to the hospital confidentiality policy
  • Reports to work in a regular and timely fashion
  • Maintains personal hygiene and neatness according to departmental standards
  • Performs proper hand washing techniques according to departmental standards
  • Utilizes gloves according to departmental standards
  • Uses hair restraints according to departmental standards
  • Sets up assigned station completing all preparations described by job schedule prior to meal service
  • Sets up cafeteria serving area according to hot food diagram
  • Stock stations with plates, containers and utensils
  • Replenishes food items as needed
  • Notifies cooks on low food items
  • Set up breakfast salad bar
  • Replenish breakfast salad bar as needed
  • Maintains pleasant attitude and harmonious guest relations at all times
  • Serves cafeteria patrons at duty station as described by job schedule during meal times assigned
  • Maintains a clean work area
  • Drains steam tables and clean out
  • Refills steam tables with fresh clean water
  • Cleans tables in cafeteria
  • Cleans microwave ovens
  • Cleans pizza ovens
  • Cleans and polished dessert station
  • Cleans hot box and polish
What will you need?
  • Physical ability to perform designated job
  • Minimum six (6) months direct food service experience or three (3) months related food service experience.
  • High School Education (Preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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