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Texas State Job Bank Employer Food Service Worker I in RUSK, Texas

Job/Position DescriptionFood Service Worker IAre you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of adynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the Health andSpecialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The HSCS iscomprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state, and oneyouth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellencefor forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilitiesaccredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-arttreatment that is recovery-oriented and science-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of aTexan.The Food Service Worker I works a rotating shift at Rusk State Hospital.The Food Service Worker I does routine entry-level food service work on adesignated part-time shift in a satellite area and/or Central Kitchen under thegeneral supervision of the designated supervisor. Work involves preparing,portioning, distributing and serving food for regular and therapeutic diets;cleaning and sanitation of equipment, work areas, dishes, utensils, pots andpans. Other duties may be required that are reasonably related to the essentialor marginal functions of the position. Maintains sufficient knowledge of dutiesand related work to satisfy the requirements of the job. Handles food inaccordance with federal, state and HACCP guidelines. Follows safetyprocedures and practices for kitchen and food service work. Works under closesupervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and judgment. Mustunderstand that duties, location of work and shift patterns are subject tochange as determined to meet the needs of this facility. May work unusual orextended hours in the event of a disaster and/or operational necessity.Must understand that the duties may include exposure to blood or otherpotential infectious materials. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.Maintains a clean and sanitary work area, following departmental sanitation guidelines.Serves meals to patients following menu guides and diet instructions.Prepares food items in the dining room for patient meals, snacks and feedings following all departmental guidelines concerning preparation and sanitation.Assist stock clerks in receiving deliveries to food service department.Performs all lifting aspects of job duties as needed.Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsNone. Knowledge Skills AbilitiesKnowledge of food preparation methods.Skill in the operation, cleaning, and sanitizing of food service appliances and equipment.This position requires the physical ability to: a) walk or stand for considerable lengths of time; b) pull, bend and lift; c) read and understand diet cards, menus, and chemical labels and to follow oral and/or written instructions and/or procedures.Ability to prepare and serve food; to clean dining room area https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=534577 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

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