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Kitchen Worker

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


Under direct supervision, performs routine food preparation, tray assembly, serving duties & delivery according to prescribed production schedules & established procedures. Responsible for maintaining sanitation of food service work areas and/or food service stations.

Essential Functions:

  • Upholds KP's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, & applicable state, federal & local laws.
  • Assembles all food & non-food items for patient trays, cafeteria and/or catering services.
  • Delivers food carts w/patient meals/catered meals & nourishment to appropriate pantries & meeting rooms.
  • Collects soiled meal dishes after meal services & returns them to dish room.
  • Ensures quality & appearance of all food & non-food items, ensures proper storage of food & non- food items following Hazard Analysis Critical Control Policy (HACCP) guidelines.
  • Cleans, sanitizes & maintains all dishes, food delivery carts, equipment, work areas, & pantry food stations.
  • Maintains proper stock levels in own work area including taking & filing of inventory & disposal of outdated foods.
  • Utilizes effective communications including telephone conversations w/ patient's, doctors, & members, vendors, staff, & co-workers.
  • Collects & maintains written information including logs, menus, slips, charts, forms, requisitions, filing & scheduling activities.
  • May provide training & orientation.

Pay Grade: 03

Basic Qualifications:


  • N/A.


  • HS Diploma/GED and/or equivalent experience.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow written and oral instructions in English.
  • Ability to lift or move by other means items weighing up to 50lbs, carry items weighing 25lbs or more and push/pull carts weighing 100lbs or more.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years in a food service establishment (hospital, school cafeteria, nursing home restaurant), preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of hospital food service operations preferred.


  • This is an on call position, days and hours may vary.

Primary Location: California,Irvine,Orange Co Irvine Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Working Hours Start: 4:30 PM Working Hours End: 8:30 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B01|SEIU|Local 399 Job Level: Entry Level Department: Food and Nutrition Services Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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