University of Utah Health Food Service Worker in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for performing general food service work and provides routine kitchen help in the preparation, assembly, production and service of food items.

This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.


  • Sets-up and serves a variety of food items to patrons from counters and steam tables by following the established methods, standards and procedures, ensuring that the appropriate sized portions are distributed and prompt, quality service is provided.

  • Prepares various food items, such as sandwiches, salads, garnishes, fresh fruits and raw vegetables to provide daily service to patrons, cooks, and catering clients.

  • Ensures fresh food is properly cared for by wrapping unused portions and refrigerating those items requiring cold storage.

  • Cleans and sanitizes work areas, such as counter tops, coffee, hot chocolate and juice machines, as well as slicers, scales, refrigerators and shelves to maintain a sanitary area for the preparation and serving of food.

  • Uses equipment, such as scales and electric slicing machines to slice and weigh meat, cheese, etc. for catering orders and buffets.

  • Scrapes, sorts and pre-rinses soiled dishware, glasses, and silverware, places them in the dish washing machine, removes clean items, and delivers them to various dining areas for use in daily serving.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to read, write and follow verbal instructions in English.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent service.




  • Current Food Handler’s permit within one month of hire.

Qualifications (Preferred):


  • Six months of food handling experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving equipment or objects. This position is subject to hot or cold temperatures and may be subject to hazards with equipment or cleaning chemicals.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

Requisition Number 25843

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Part-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 10:30am-2:30pm

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Nutrition / Food Services

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.