BJC Healthcare WORKER, FOOD SERVICE I, Full Time in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Environmental Health and Safety Department directs the development and implementation of hospital regulatory and accreditation compliance programming in the areas of Environmental Health & Safety, Occupational Health, Workers Compensation, Emergency Preparedness and Licensing and Accreditation. This department acts on behalf of Barnes-Jewish Hospital as an external liaison to all federal, state and municipal regulatory agencies which mandate and enforce worker and environmental health and safety laws. The department works directly with these agencies in the areas of strategic planning, policy development, documentation, permitting, reporting and audits. The department also leads the multi-disciplinary effort of hazard facility surveillance, risk management, data collection, analysis and continuous quality improvement in the areas of Life Safety, Critical Utilities, Public Safety, Emergency Response, Hazardous Materials, Waste Management and Injury Prevention. The department shares the responsibilities of Radiation Safety Compliance Program with WUSM Radiation Safety Department. The Department of Environmental Health and Safety coordinates where applicable safety activities with Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Childrens Hospital, Barnes-Jewish Extended Care and Orthopedic Center. Also, within the departments scope is the collaboration with project management teams for new/ongoing construction and renovation, acting in the role of the duly authorized safety officer of Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for performing a variety of food service functions such as preparation of food, setting up of service areas with food, utensils, and garnishments, food portioning, serving, sanitation, operating cash register, assembling patient trays and assisting with customer requests.


  • Serves customers in a professional and friendly manner, and follows food safety and portion guidelines.

  • Assembles meals according to the menu, diet order and correct protocol.

  • Ensures work area is set up and supplies and products are organized before, during and after shift.

  • Cleans and sanitizes work station and utensils.

  • Uses equipment and materials properly and safely.

Minimum Requirements


  • No Experience

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Preferred Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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