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Food Service Worker – Per Diem – JOB #1017

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The EPH Food Service Worker is responsible for the production, preparation and portioning of beverages, desserts, salads and snacks for the patient/resident population, in quantities determined by the cook’s tally of therapeutic diet items and patient/resident selective preferences. Sets up the hot food bar for the employee dining room.  Dishwashing, cleaning and sanitizing as needed.


  • Performs production, preparation and portioning of specific cold food items as indicated on cycle menu, in quantities accurate to the cook’s tally sheet.
  • Utilizes extended spread sheet for diet and portion control specification
  • Prepares dining room tables for residents with beverages, appetizers and condiments per menu selection and/or therapeutic diet requirements. Also ensures that adaptive devices are in place as required
  • Dishwashing and sanitizing as required
  • Assists fellow staff with patient/resident room trays assembly and delivery
  • Assists fellow staff to provide timely serving of residents at meal time, following meal time schedule
  • Provides assistance to residents at meal time, i.e., cutting meats, opening packets, beverage service, plate set up with adaptive devices and menu assistance
  • Maintain compliance with County and State Health Department guidelines on food handling, personal hygiene and dress
  • Assists fellow staff with cleaning and bussing dining room tables after breakfast and lunch meal times
  • Completes daily work/tasks within shift schedule
  • Works cooperatively with other departments to promote good facility relations
  • Maintains compliance with EPH and departmental policies and procedures
  • Participates in departmental CQI activities as requested
  • Perform in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulatory agency standards
  • Perform in accordance with EPH vision, mission and goals


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Food service experience, preferred. Occasional lifting to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English

For more information about this opportunity, call 970-577-4458 and ask for the Human Resources Department, or e-mail questions to jobs@eph.org.