AHMC Healthcare


Posted Date 4 months ago(12/4/2020 12:41 PM)
Requisition ID
Seton Medical Center
# of Openings
Position Type


Under the direction of the Food Service Director, Manager and Supervisors, the Food Service Aide performs the various duties and functions in the therapeutic kitchen, cafeteria and in cash register operations as well as other related duties. Catering wait service is performed as needed.


  • Adheres to department punctuality and attendance guidelines. Consistently clocks in and out at start and end of shift and for lunch break.
  • Put on a hairnet when entering the kitchen.
  • Follows all safe and sanitary practices for food handling, preparation and storage.
  • Operates cash register according to standard procedures.
  • Knows location of supplies for food served on the line.
  • Addresses employees, patients, visitors and customers in a pleasant and courteous manner, offering assistance or giving directions and information as needed.
  • Maintains workstation in a clean, neat, safe, and orderly manner. Sweep floors, mop spills, clean tables.
  • Sets up catering as requested by foodservice manager/supervisor.
  • Assists in setting up, serving and cleaning up catering as assigned.
  • Knows proper response to Hospital Codes and where to report to in a case of emergency.
  • Knows portion sizes and prices.
  • Serves customers when needed.
  • Assembles prepared food on trays for general and therapeutic diets.
  • Assists in preparing and delivering late trays, nourishments, tube-feedings and restocking supplies at work stations, nursing units, and department.
  • May have to communicate with patients, nurses, visitors and other employees while performing services.
  • Follows department policies and hospital policies.
  • Reports accidents, injuries and potential hazards to manager/supervisor.
  • Observes all hospital and departmental safety policies. Use recommended protective equipment for each task performance and be able to access the MSDS.
  • Performs other duties as asked by supervisor.



  • High school graduate or equivalent. Experience (6 months of food service experience)



  • Previous food service exp preferred.



  • Must have basic knowledge of math; know the value of money; able to calculate in ounces, grams and pounds.
  • Can demonstrate knowledge and competence in the handling of money and making change.
  • Exhibits self-confidence and assuredness, especially when dealing with difficult situations with customers and patients.
  • Must comply with departmental standards of appearance and dress code; wearing hair coverings, uniform, and name badge.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English, especially for menus, labels, job descriptions, schedules, manuals and instructions.
  • Must be capable of following a series of verbal and written task.

Hospital Description

AHMC- Seton Medical Center has a long tradition of providing patient-centered, quality care and a commitment to clinical excellence and our community. Founded in 1893, the 357-bed medical center now serves 1.5 million residents of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical specialties, as well as emergency and urgent care services. Its sister facility, Seton Coastside, is a 116-bed skilled nursing complex offering inpatient care and the only 24-hour standby Emergency Department on the Pacific Coast between Daly City and Santa Cruz. We pride ourselves on improving the health and well-being of our patients, community, and populations, we serve with high quality community partnerships, and continuous innovation to our health care delivery system and this is why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to deliver the safest and highest quality patient-centered care


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