University of Utah Health Nutrition Care Tray Line Associate in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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 maintaining sanitation and cleaning of all areas of the department including kitchen, dining room and service areas while maintain proper food safety measures. This position is also responsible for stocking patient tray line areas and assembling meal trays. The individual may also assist in the pre-meal preparation of meal service.

This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.

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  • Washes dishes and pots using dishwashing equipment, cleans assigned areas and equipment daily, mops floors and performs other light cleaning duties as assigned.

  • Completes cleaning duties as assigned, including deep cleaning of work areas.

  • Removes waste and recyclables from department using access to loading dock and compactor.

  • Sets up food assembly areas, including the patient tray line, and performs other prep duties required to ensure well-coordinated food production and delivery.

  • Prepares food according to instructions written in standardized recipes. Portions and packages food in a timely and sanitary fashion.

  • Rotates, distributes and puts away stock as directed by department.

  • Maintains proper food safety measures.

  • Participates as part of team to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of food service.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of operating mechanized equipment including slicer, mixer, and dishwasher.




  • Current Food Handler permit within one month of hire.

Licenses Required

  • One of the following Current Utah Food Handler Permit.

  • Some Departments may allow for 30 days to obtain certification upon hire, otherwise, it is due at time of hire. Please refer to your department for specific requirements.

  • Current Food Protection Manager certification, accredited by ANSI.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Previous dish washing 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 patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care. This position may be subject to chemical and equipment hazards and is standing and walking for sustained periods of time.

  • Incumbents may face exposure to potentially dangerous cleaning chemicals utilized in sanitation procedures as well as equipment/supply hazards such wet or hot work surfaces and sharp edges on food wrap containers or open cans, meat slicers and food processors. The position involves lifting and/or pushing heavy supply containers, equipment and food carts. Incumbents also face exposure to items discarded on patient and customer trays, including soiled bandages and tubing, spilled medications, bodily fluids, and patient care equipment such as used needles, clamps and scissors.

  • We are University of Utah Health.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Speaking, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

Requisition Number 31384

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Evening

Work Schedule 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm, weekdays and weekends

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.