University of Washington
Seattle, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
FOOD SERVICE WORKER (TEMPORARY, DAY SHIFT) Req #:205978Department:UWMC - MONTLAKE - PATIENT NUTRITIONJob Location: Harborview Medical Center Posting Date:05/13/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:17.45 to 18.73 hourly Union Position:YesShift:First Shift A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medical Center - Montlake currently has an outstanding opportunity for a part time, temporary, day shift FOOD SERVICE WORKER 1.

  • Serve food in cafeteria line;
  • Serve food in patient tray make-up area following selected or marked individual patient menus;
  • Open cans, apportion contents, wash and prepare vegetables for cooking;
  • Make and serve beverages and soda fountain items;
  • Assemble salads, sandwiches and desserts;
  • Wash dishes, utensils, pots, pans and equipment; may operate ware and utensil washing machines;
  • Clean cafe tables/vending area and chairs, empty ashtrays, fill salt and pepper shakers, salad dressing and napkin containers; empty garbage cans and perform special cleaning projects;
  • Rearrange tables;
  • Finalize (reheat or reconstitute) trays for delivery to patients; may deliver and collect food trays and between meal feedings for patients;
  • May relieve or assist other employees in higher level food preparation tasks to meet emergency or on-the-job training situations;
  • May operate kitchen equipment;
  • May direct work of student trainees and part-time help;
  • May take cash payment for meals;
  • May operate washers and driers and sort and fold laundry for food service operation;
  • Perform related duties as required.

    This position provides the opportunity to promote positive public relations and to help create a congenial and relaxing environment by carrying out responsibilities in an efficient, friendly, helpful and sensitive manner.

    Minimum Requirements:
    Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment.

  • One year experience as a Food Service Worker, or equivalent education/experience
  • Ability to read and correctly interpret patient meal ticket
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours and to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain safety and sanitation standards
  • Actively contribute to continuous quality improvement process to improve quality of services provided to our customers and co-workers
  • Demonstrate team skills; works cooperatively with peers
  • Promote positive customer relations.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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