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Food Service Worker / Cold Prep / Dietary / FT / Varied

Universal Health Services
paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Texas, Amarillo
February 22, 2024

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 495-bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

A hospital is only as good as its employees. That's why we're looking for professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.

Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers


Position Summary:

The Food Service Worker position is responsible for the delivery and service of patient meals,
sanitation in food service department including, dish washing, cart washing, pots and pan washing and emptying of trash.
Follows strict sanitation guidelines set up by the State of Texas Health Department.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

1. Delivers food trays to patient's room, and provides service to include: pouring of beverages, removing
plastic covering from food, and setting the food tray so that the patient is able to reach and eat the food.
2. Check patient trays before leaving the kitchen area to assure that all items ordered are on the tray. No
more than one error per day is accepted.
3. Gather and deliver floor stock. Rotate stock when putting away in the refrigerator on the nurse unit.
Discard any out dated products.
4. Washes dishes, pans, and utensils for patients, cafeteria and catering.
5. Sanitizes patient's carts daily.
6. Empties trash in the food service area.
7. Assures that the Dietary Department meets the State, Medicare, The Joint Commission and other
8. Regularly attends and actively participates in department meetings.
9. Other duties assigned

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retention Bonus Program
  • Loan forgiveness Program
  • More information is available on our Benefits Guest Website:

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $14.3 billion in 2023. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 96,700 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related

services located all over the U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.



1. High school graduate or GED preferred.
2. Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.
3. Prefer successful completion of Step One of the Certified Dietary Manager course, The Food Service Worker.
4. Must be able to read and comprehend.
5. Typing and basic computer skills preferred.

Physical and Sensory Requirements:
1. Ability to read and write English.
2. Ability to communicate with staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others.
3. Ability to remain calm under stress.
4. Bending, kneeling, crouching, twisting, lifting (10-30 lbs), grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing and
pulling, prolonged standing or sitting.
5. Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard/metric measurement).
6. Will be subjected to cold when entering refrigerator and freezer as well as fumes from chemicals, cooking odors,
gases and odors from patient rooms.
7. Potential hazards from cuts from knives and meat slicer and/or burns from cooking and heating surfaces.


Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

EEO Statement

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