Food Service Attendant III - Food Services Sanitation, Part-time, Rotating

  • 251 E. Huron, Chicago, IL
  • Part-time
  • Job Shift: Rotating

Company Description

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Job Description

  • Hours: Part-time, 24 hours per week
  • Shift: Rotating Shift 

The Food Service Attendant III performs a variety of foodservice tasks and housekeeping functions, in support of the hospital food service program. Works under minimum supervision primarily in the following areas: Cafeteria, Kitchen, Dish room, Transportation. The employee will be expected to adhere to established guidelines in regards to sanitation standards, personal grooming, health standards, customer service standards and portion control; May serve as Food Service Attendant/Cafeteria Counter Attendant/Dish room, Transporter/Light Cleaning. AA/EOE


Required: High School Graduate or GED. Good time management skills. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, stand/walk on feet 95% of shift, meet timelines. This job requires lifting and moving objects in excess of 50 lbs. Ability to operate all food preparation equipment, including proper cleaning procedures. Must be able to perform motor skills such as reaching out, reaching up, bending, twisting, turning, grasping and finger and wrist manipulation, lifting and walking. Able to withstand sudden changes in temperatures; heat from equipment and cold from refrigeration and freezer. Ability to give and receive verbal communications on a frequent basis. Able to read and write written materials on a continuous basis. Ability to push/pull object using moderate effort frequently, maximum effort occasionally. Demonstrates a cooperative work relationship with fellow employees. Demonstrates a customer service mindset and attitude. Maintains equipment and area in neat, clean, organized manner. Essential Functions: An essential function of this job is the ability to lift/carry weight of up to 40 pounds. An essential function of this job is the ability to push/pull with 50 pounds of force. Desired: Food Service experience (1-2 yrs) with health care background. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Chicago Sanitation Certification. Comprehension and ability to follow JCAHO regulations for food handling, sanitation and food preparation.

Additional Information

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.