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Nutrition & Food
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00118954 Requisition #
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Your Opportunity:

Imagine a supportive employer, fantastic work-life balance, and the opportunity to make a difference in your community. With Alberta Health Services (AHS), you can have all of that and more. As a Food Service Worker you have the opportunity to make a significant impact on patient and resident focused health care as a dedicated member of the Nutrition Food Service (NFS) team. The Town of Bow Island is only 107 kilometers from the Saskatchewan border and 136 kilometers from the United States border and has plenty to offer individuals and growing families. The rural location provides numerous options to get outside and enjoy nearby parks, lakes, rivers, and streams for activities like fishing, camping, boating, and water skiing. This position will be accountable for performing a variety of tasks to ensure a quality patient, resident and customer experience. Under the general supervision of a Food Services Supervisor, they will use strong customer service, teamwork and organizational skills to: Prepare, handle, portion and package food and beverages. Assemble trays in the kitchen and/or serve meals in a dining room setting. Provide patient meal delivery and pick up. Order and put away unit supplies. Safely operate and clean industrial food service equipment. Adhere to safety, sanitation, and food preparation standards in accordance with AHS policies and guidelines. Complete cash handling duties (in the retail setting). The successful candidate will be able to: Work in a fast paced environment with speed and accuracy. Work under pressure in high stress situations. Communicate effectively in English with patients, co-workers, and other hospital departments. Work as an effective, professional team member. Demonstrate a patient first approach as outlined in the AHS Foundational Strategies. Perform basic math functions to measure out food portions.

Description:

As a Food Service I, you will be responsible for performing a variety of routine tasks associated with basic food preparation in accordance with AHS standards and procedures. Your typical duties may include packaging and portioning food items, preparing food according to set guidelines and menus, serving meals to patients and customers and cleaning and sanitizing equipment, dishes, tables and serving areas.

  • Classification: Food Service I
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: SZ BID HC FdSrv Pnt/Rs/Clnt
  • Primary Location: Bow Island Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 18-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 07-OCT-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 3, 3.25, 6.5, 7
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $17.60
  • Maximum Salary: $19.20
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent. Physically capable to lift food, supplies and equipment up to 46lbs and must be able to push/pull meal carts up to 250lbs. This position requires you to walk and stand on your feet for the duration of your shift.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Customer service experience. Food service experience. Knowledge or experience with operating a computer. Experience in a hospital or long term care environment. Cash handling experience. Experience with inventory management; receiving deliveries, managing expiry dates and minimizing waste while utilizing “First in- First Out” procedures. Experience with Industrial Food Service Equipment. Food Safe Certificate or equivalent. WHMIS training.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.


We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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