This position is in Nutrition and Food Service located at Central Alabama Veterans HealthCare Systems (CAVHCS). Its primary duty is to prepare and serve food to the veterans in the acute, long-term care and outpatient program setting as indicated. NOTE: This is an open continuous announcement and will remain open until 12/31/2021: The first list of eligible applicants will be pulled on 03/11/2021. Subsequent applicant lists will be sent upon hiring manager request. Food Preparation Portions salads, desserts, juices, and other specified food items for service line in accordance with established procedures and 1-IACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) guidelines. Washes fresh fruits and vegetables as assigned by supervisor. Purees food when needed and measures food for diabetics, etc. Stocks tray line with milk cooler and assures that no milk cartons stocked have expired dates. Notifies supervisor immediately if milk has expired dates. Sanitation Fills dish machine, checks temperature gauges and checks for proper functioning of dish machine and records temperatures on temperature log as assigned by supervisor. Cleans dish machine thoroughly after use, according to established policy and communicates any dish machine malfunctioning problems to the supervisor. Tray Delivery and Pick Up Delivers carts without unnecessary delay to designated units and calls patient's name (uses two personal identifiers) before placing tray al bedside to ensure the specified patient is receiving the correct tray. Pulls loaded trucks to the units and serves trays to patient's bedside as well as Dining Halls. Delivers trays to patients eating in dayroom and picks up soiled trays from dayroom. Works with speed and accuracy, observing if all items are on tray Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 6:00a .m - 2:30 p.m or 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Flexible and Rotating Schedule and weekends Position Description Title/PD# Food Service Worker/:619-01-498-A 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.