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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Associate Food Service Attendant in Napa, California

We are looking for an Associate Food Service Attendant for the Dietary Department at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Location: Napa, CA

Work Schedule: On Call / Per Diem

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of kitchen duties as assigned in the preparation and serving of hospital meals. Works under direct supervision and follows standard procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks. Provides no supervision to others.

Essential Functions:

  • Follows approved food service safety practices to ensure that safe conditions are maintained in the kitchen, food-serving areas, and in dining areas.

  • Stores food and supplies in accordance with instructions.

  • Sets up service and production stations with food, condiments, and utensils.

  • Serves and replenishes food from counters and steam tables and breaks down stations at end of meal periods (may include patient trayline service which includes conveyor belt).

  • Prepares or assists in the preparations of a variety of foods/beverages in accordance with departmental work production standards (sandwiches, grill items, coffee, tea, salads, etc.).

  • Accepts money for food and beverages served during the day as taught in order to maintain good money handling practices and food sanitation practices.

  • Delivers Meal trays to patients room, when assigned, using infection prevention hand hygiene practices.


  • Ability to work with various pieces of kitchen equipment (large and small) that are appropriate for tasks to be completed.

  • Ability to work perishable and non-perishable food products, cleaning supplies, and service supplies.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively giving and receiving information in a manner easily understood by co-workers.

  • Able to distinguish colors - red/green; blue/yellow; etc.

  • Computer skills (Excel & Word) and cash handling preferred.

  • Customer service/phone skills preferred.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: Food service experience.

For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley. Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on four core values: Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity. These central principles inspire us to reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind, body and spirit.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology available. Because we have such high standards of care, our programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with university hospitals.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Queen of the Valley Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Category: Food Service Attendant

Req ID: R336960