Food Service Associate -Per Diem-Evening

JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Neptune Requisition # 2022-117688 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkEvery Other Weekend HolidaysThree of 6 On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursEvening Address1945 State Route 33, Neptune, 07753

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The Food Service Associate prepares and delivers patient meals within strict deadlines while maintaining high level of patient satisfaction for food and nutrition. Responsibilities include preparation/assembly of meals, assisting with dishwashing and utility work and/or handling register.

We invite you to listen to our team members describe what it's like to be part of the Support Services Team at Jersey Shore University Medical Center:


  • Maintains compliance with the diet prescription and obtaining preferences within that diet.
  •  Operates register, when assigned, according to established procedures. This includes all correct close out and deposit steps as well as the completion of the over-ring error slips.
  •  Cleans and sanitizes all equipment - cooking equipment, work stations, refrigerators, and food warmers.
  • Performs routine sanitation assignments such as, sweeping, mopping, garbage removals and completion of the daily checklist.
  •  Completes and maintains proper documentation of the following: dishmachine temperatures, chemical logs, food temperatures, late tray logs and pantry supply sheet for dry and cold items delivered.
  •  Posts menu Board and signage as assigned.
  •  Prepares and serves food accurately following menu and portion guides. Completes pre- portioning of desserts and other foods as assigned.
  •  Stocks station with food, supplies and other needed items.
  •  Inspects china for cleanliness and chippings.
  • Delivers/pick up of food trucks according to schedule and delivers Child Care meals as assigned.
  •  Adheres to proper food handling methods as required by local, State and federal regulations.
  •  Follows all HACCP, Aide & HIPPA guidelines including proper hand washing, personal hygiene, food production, storage, labeling and dating, recording accurate temperatures on a timely basis, and cleaning and sanitation.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  •  Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


  •  Ability to juggle tasks and meet deadlines
  •  Good communication and customer service skills
  •  Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs
  •  Strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers
  • Exceptional focus on teamwork
  •  Dedication to ongoing education
  •  Ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus
  •  High School Diploma or GED
  • Some experience in food service 

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