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Location:Salmon Arm
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Competition #:01190041
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$18.30
Close Date:DECEMBER 31, 2018*

Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for a motivated team player to join their Support Services team in Salmon Arm. The successful applicant will work as a Food Service Worker I, Food Service Worker II, Cook, and Cleaner in both Bastion Place, and Shuswap Lake General Hospital.

Duties of a Food Service Worker I and II include:

• Portioning and serving meals and beverages within a dining room and/or cafeteria operation;
• Counts, weighs and/or measures ingredients for assigned food preparation area;
• Washing and peeling vegetables and fruit;
• Assembles beverages and food items - tea, coffee, sandwiches, salads, bag lunches, items for Meals on Wheels;
• Prepares items such as meat, fish or poultry for procedures including grinding, flouring and breading;
• Prepares beverages and food items such as sandwich fillings, nourishments and therapeutic diet items including tube feedings and milkshakes;
• Receiving supplies and checking goods received against invoices;
• Takes and records temperature of hot foods at point of service
• Washing dishes and utensils;
• Setting up and delivering meal carts;
• Cleaning of food service areas;
• Clerical duties such as answering the telephone, filing, writing information on menu cards;

Duties of a Cook Include:

• Prepares assigned food items by following established menus, recipes and quantity quotas;
• Plans preparation and cooking schedule;
• Cooks and seasons assigned food and therapeutic diet items such as, soups, sauces, salads, starches, meats and other protein menu items, vegetables and desserts;
• Controls portioning of food items to ensure recipe yield meets assigned quantity quotas;
• Maintains established food rotations in storage in order to minimize spoilage and waste;
• Checks returned diet trays for items not consumed and makes substitutions according to therapeutic diet;
• Portions out and serves food and beverages within dining areas;

Duties of a Cleaner include:

• Maintaining clean and sanitary conditions in areas such as patient rooms, washrooms, corridors, hallways, and common areas;
• Cleans areas including floors, stairways, walls, windows and ceilings by sweeping, vacuuming, dust mopping, spot washing and wet washing;
• Cleans and disinfects washrooms;
• Strips and makes beds;
• Picks up soiled laundry and linens;
• Cleans Nursing area and isolation rooms including washing of furniture;
• Cleans upholstered furniture and carpets by vacuuming, shampooing, and brushing.

Hours of Work: Rotating Days and Evenings, 06:00 to 14:00, 09:30 to 17:30, 10:30 to 18:30, 05:20 to 13:20, 05:30 to 13:30, 10:45 to 18:45, 06:30 to 14:30, 07:00 to 15:00, 23:59 to 08:00, 10:00 to 18:00

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12
• Graduation from a recognized 12-month program in quantity cooking;
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Food Safe Certificate (completed in the last 5 years)

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work
• Ability to operate related equipment.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT