COVID-19 Immunization Requirements

All AHS employees are required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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Nutrition & Food
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ALB00237420 Requisition #

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. NFS is a provincial service that is committed to providing nutritious, healthy, high quality meal service to patients, residents, staff, visitors and the community. 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. Provide patient meal delivery and pick up. Safely operate and clean industrial food service equipment. Adhere to safety, sanitation, and food preparation standards in accordance with AHS policies and guidelines. Complete other food service duties as assigned. 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: CZ PNK CNTLCTR FdSrvP/R/S
  • Primary Location: Cent. Ctr for MH and Brain Inj
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 20-OCT-2021
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 08-NOV-2021
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $17.78
  • Maximum Salary: $19.39
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

Food service experience. Experience in a hospital or long term care environment. Experience with Industrial Food Service Equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Customer service experience. Experience with inventory management; receiving deliveries, managing expiry dates and minimizing waste while utilizing “First In, First Out” procedures. Food Safe Certificate or equivalent. WHMIS training.

Please note:

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

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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