Work Schedule/Days: Day / Monday – Friday
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Children’s at Forsyth
Requisition #: 55805

JOB SUMMARY

The Food Preparation Specialist in the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program will assist in all aspects related to food production for patients enrolled in the outpatient and day treatment program. This includes preparing foods for treatment, monitoring food safety guidelines, and procuring food and supplies as needed.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • Experience in food preparation and use of common kitchen appliances

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Strong organizational and time management skills along with ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Reliable transportation

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Uses standardized recipes to prepare food for outpatient and day treatment clients following strict hygiene and safety standards.
  • Uses proper techniques and maintains proper temperature when inspecting, handling, preparing, serving, and storing all items.
  • Assists in the purchase and maintenance of supplies necessary for the feeding pantry including bi-weekly grocery shopping for client food.
  • Follows department guidelines, ensuring that all foods in the pantry are current and safe to feed to clients.
  • Assists with food delivery and measurement to therapeutic sessions on the treatment unit.
  • Washes, sanitizes, and stores food preparation equipment in appropriate areas of the pantry.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking – Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

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Address: 410 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA 30041
Function: Facilities – Food Services