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CommonSpirit Health Food Service Associate in CORNING, Iowa


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Sets up serving counters with hot and cold food items according to the established guidelines.

  • Serves food graciously and accurately to all customers.

  • Cleans and sanitizes tables, serving counters and other food service equipment.

  • Prepares and serves grill menu items to order.

  • Operates the cash register and maintains cash records per department policy.

  • Maintains inventories, records temperatures, and assists in departmental quality assurance program.

  • Accurate and timely patient tray assembly and portioning of food, beverages, etc., for the meal service.

  • Disassembles returned patient trays, cleans and sanitizes equipment, dishes, trays and carts before and/or after each meal. Prepares dishwasher for operation and empties and cleans when finished.

  • Operates dishwasher to ensure thorough cleaning, sanitizing, and drying of dishware, pots and pans, and utensils. Sorts, stacks, and soaks all dishes and flatware in proper containers according to standardized procedures.

  • Keeps all equipment and working area clean and orderly. Maintains tray, china, and silverware supplies in the Dining Center. Loads, delivers, and returns food carts to and from all patient areas.



  • High School Diploma Preferred but not requred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to read and write or follow oral and written directions.

  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisory and management personnel.

  • Must pass the health screening required by the Hospital. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

  • Ability to be on feet all day. Must have good eye‑hand coordination. Ability to bend, stoop, squat, climb on step ladder, and to reach above shoulder level. Ability to crouch, kneels, and balance. Ability to use both hands at the same time.

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Requisition ID 2020-146319

Employment Type Full Time

Department Food Service

Hours / Pay Period 72

Shift Day

Standard Hours Days

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.