This position is located within the Nutrition & Food Service at the VA Medical Center in Omaha, NE. The primary purpose of this position is to perform and lead employees in food service operations including food handling, preparation, storage and delivery. Lead duties and responsibilities include: Leads the activities of the production and service areas Reviews daily work assignments and makes adjustments accordingly Communicates instructions and information to employees concerning work to be accomplished Relays any problems and/or events to supervisors and managers Provides on the job training to lower graded food service workers and documents training Completes safety and sanitation inspection checks Ensures food production and service areas are properly set up Performs final check of trays for proper temperature and accuracy as indicated on tray ticket Observes work performance of employees and provides feedback to supervisors Participates in performance improvement programs and documents quality improvement data Performs other related duties as assigned. Food service duties and responsibilities include: Sets up tray line station with correct supplies and food items Serves food, cafeteria style Breaks down and cleans assigned station Sets up dining room tables for service Delivers meal trays to patients' bedside and reports comments and/or complaints to supervisor or dietitian Prepares individual and bulk nourishments and supplemental foods/beverages Determines the quantities of ingredients needed Makes conversions between the metric system to standard system Performs heavy duty cleaning tasks throughout food service areas Provides assistance to cooks in the food preparation areas Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, some weekends and holidays, tour of duty to be determined Position Description Title/PD#: Food Service Worker Leader/PD99919S Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.