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Nutritional Food Service Cook/Aide (FT)

DEPARTMENT: Nutrition/Food Services

STATUS: Full Time – 40 hours per week

HOURS: Variable day and afternoon shifts may be required to provide department staffing. Requires working weekends and holidays on a rotational basis. Low Census may be required to support workload demand.


  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Previous food service experience in a health care setting preferred
  • Certification in “ServSafe” preferred.
  • Ability to communicate fully in the English language
  • Training in food management, diet therapy preferred
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and effective communication with peers, patients, families, physicians and other support personnel
  • Supports and contributes to the total hospital system by maintaining hospital-wide perspective and serving on department/hospital committees as requested
  • Ability to follow a series of instructions accurately
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate various kitchen equipment and cash register
  • Simple math concepts to include counting and measuring/weighing portions.
  • Maintains a positive perspective/attitude
  • Subject to variances in temperature (refrigeration units, heat from stoves and ovens)
  • Exposure to dishwasher chemicals and nutrition/food service appliance cleaners.
  • Some exposure to clinically infectious disease during indirect contacts in patient units.


Coordinates, prepares and cooks for patients, staff and visitors under the supervision of the Director of Nutrition/Food Services. Is responsible for high standards of quality and quantity food preparation and sanitation. Provides for safe and sanitary food of high nutritional quality coupled with outstanding customer service to promote physical and emotional vitality for all of our customers: patients, visitors and staff. Assists with preparation of salads, desserts, cleaning, dish room activities, etc.

SEND RESUME/APPLICATION TO: Carrie Krampits - Human Resources

DATE OF POSTING: August 28, 2023
Internal Applicants due: two days from posting date.

External Applicants due: seven days from posting date

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McKenzie Health System
120 Delaware Street
Sandusky, MI 48471

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