The Food Service Worker Leader position is located within the Nutrition & Food Service at the Prescott VA Medical Center. The incumbent will oversee employee activities to ensure that diet orders are processed in time for meal service, tray tickets are reviewed, and foods are portioned and served properly, on schedule, and in a sanitary and attractive manner. Duties included but not limited to: Food Service Worker Set up assigned station on the tray line with the correct supplies and food items. Serve food cafeteria style by placing uniform portions of food on customers'/patients'/residents' plates. Follow directions in assembling, measuring, weighing, or mixing ingredients for basic formulas and supplemental feedings following standardized recipes and using sanitary techniques. Make conversions between the metric system to the standard system. Work in one or more functional areas of the kitchen such as food preparation, dish and pot washing, dry and refrigerated storage and receiving, and the serving line. Leader Duties Communicate instructions and information about getting work started and accomplished to other employees. Communicate with supervisors, managers and employees about problems and events, and actively participates in the implementation of problem resolution after obtaining needed information or decisions from supervisors and/or managers. Lead the activities of the production and service areas. Leads food production activities in the absence of a Supervisor or Food Production Manager. May work along with employees so that proper work methods are demonstrated, and the pace of the work can be established and sustained. Complete safety and sanitation inspection check lists of the food service and food production areas, documents problems, and initiates action to resolve them. This includes advising and communicating to employees' instructions for accomplishing corrective actions. Check work in progress and ensures that when finished it complies with instructions on work sequence, procedures (SOP's), quality, and deadlines. Coordinate coverage for unscheduled sick leave, emergency annual leave to ensure that the most essential and necessary work is accomplished in all areas of food production and service. Utilize computer printouts to communicate food preparation requirements. Processes diet changes, tray tickets, supplemental feedings, food tallies, and menu changes, enters food preferences and standing orders, communicating discrepancies to the dietitian. Records on the daily census report meals served and other workload data. Work Schedule: Sunday-Saturday 5:30A-7:30P (rotating shifts to include Holidays) Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Worker Leader/PD99919A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
Internal Number: 599523300
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