Kitchen & Dietary Services, Nutrition Worker, Temporary Relief, Days

Jackson Health System Miami, Florida
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November 2, 2022
Jackson Health System
Miami, Florida


Position Summary:

Nutrition Worker provides food preparation and serving work within a hospital setting. Work involves assistance to cooks, dietitians and other personnel in kitchens or dining rooms in a variety of food preparation tasks such as cleaning and chopping fruit and vegetables, weighing, measuring and assembling ingredients for various recipes and special diets, preparing coffee in large volume, portioning and cutting desserts and serving food in cafeterias, dining rooms and patient areas.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Prepares various foods and beverages for patients, cafeteria and catering. Assembles, portions, wraps and serves foods on terayline, cafeteria line and for catered functions. Sets up tray line stations, serving areas, dining room with supplies ready for service. Replenishes as needed. Maintains work area in a clean, neat and orderly manner, performing cleaning, mopping and washing duties. Disposes of trash, boxes and garbage as needed. Delivers and stores food and supplies in various areas. Delivers and picks up food carts at designated times. May be required to complete duties such as training of co-workers and ordering supplies. Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise). Performs all other related job duties as assigned.



Generally requires 0 to 3 years of related experience.


High School diploma is strongly preferred.

License Certification:

Non-licensed function.

Knowledge Skill Abilities:

Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work accurately while meeting multiple deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with critical thinking and professional composure. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment. Knowledge and skill in use of job appropriate technology and software applications.

Physical Demands:

Job functions requires extended walking or standing. Must be able to climb stairs/ladder, stoop, bend, crawl and perform repetitive motions as needed. Must be able to carry objects weighing 21 to 50 pounds. Must be able to lift , push or pull objects weighing 51 to 100 pounds with the use of appropriate devices. Function requires visual acuity to perform job related activities such as: operating machines or motor vehicles and performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a repetitive and non-repetitive nature. Certain jobs in this group may have specific physical abilities requirement. Additional information and provision requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by the home unit/department in collaboration with the Reasonable Accommodations Committee (RAC).

Work Environment:

Fast paced environment with occasional high pressure or emergent situations. Jobs in this group frequently work outdoors, are subject to potential hazards and may have exposure to extreme weather and high temperatures, noisy or dusty areas and confined spaces. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions. Additional information and provision requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by the home unit/department in collaboration with the Reasonable Accommodations Committee (RAC).

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