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Dishroom Operator in Burleson, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Nutritional Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Texas Health Huguley Hospital

Job Description

Dishroom Operator - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth
Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028
Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX
  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  
Work Hours/Shift:
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Responsible for providing clean sanitized dishes, flatware, utensils, pots and pans, etc., according to safety and sanitary regulations to assure vessels, utensils, etc. 
  • Prepares all items to be cleaned and sanitized by scraping and presoaking as necessary.
  • Flatware to be presoaked in proper solution and not allowed to stack more than 2" per rack.
  • Remove all visible soil before running through dish machine to be sanitized.
  • Meets established schedules and deadlines in all phases of dish room operation.
  • Deliver late trays accurately and on schedule as assigned.
  • Transport patient carts to and from nursing units each meal.
  • Works various stations on patient tray line as assigned.
  • Replaces all clean dishes, pot and pans, utensils, etc., to the proper locations by using proper handling techniques.
  • Cleans and sanitizes all carts transported to and from the dish room.
  • Delivers food trays to patients following specific procedures and observing strict confidentiality.
  • Procedures to be followed according to established policies and regulations to ensure a smooth running, efficient and cost effective operation. 
  • Must understand and comply with procedures for operating, caring for and cleaning all dish room equipment - which includes all aspects of dish machine, disposal, power hoses, etc.
  • Understands and complies with all procedures pertaining to usage and dilution of all cleaning compounds.
  • Know and comply with standard procedures for emergency ware washing - to accomplish proper sanitizing.
  • Understands and complies with all cleaning and sanitizing procedures regarding ware handling, such as scraping.  Presoaking, proper placement in dish machine, not overloading racks, allowing ware to ride to end of dish machine before removing, touching clean ware with clean, sanitized, gloved hands only and touching only edges, handles and outside surfaces of all clean ware.  Employees must wear gloves while scraping dishes.
  • Understand and comply with procedures related to the various patient tray line stations such as starter, hot vegetable server, bread/beverage, etc.
  • Know and understand procedures for requisitioning adequate amounts of supplies.
  • Expected to attend or review minutes of required in-service meetings to learn and/or review department procedures.
  • Practices proper sanitation procedures according to established regulations in all phases of the work program to assure safe, sanitary food service to all patients, patrons, etc., at all times. 
  • Use proper cleaning/sanitizing chemicals, in correct amounts in dish machine, pot sink, soak tubs, cart wash solution, etc.
  • All service ware, pots, pans utensils, etc., to be sanitized by running through dish machine, unless item is too large.
  • Do not allow flatware to stack more than 1-2" deep in soak tub rack.
  • Place all items in dish machine for optimum sanitizing.  Ask if any doubts or questions.
  • Keep area neat and clean at all times, power hosing and cleaning thoroughly at end of each meal service.
  • Follow special cleaning and sanitizing schedules, being sure to clean traps and de-lime where needed.
  • Report any dish machine or hot water malfunctions immediately.
  • Report to any supervisor immediately if isolation tray is returned to Nutrition Center from nursing unit.  Report any needles, sharps, or any bio-hazardous waste is found on any trays.  Identify (if possible) which patient room or nursing unit tray came from.
  • Always wash hands thoroughly with bacteriostatic soap and then putting on clean gloves each time before handling clean dishes or working patient tray line position.
  • All cooking utensils to be stored inverted.
  • After flatware has run through dish machine the first time, place it loosely, handles down, in flatware cylinders and run through dish machine again.  Immediately invert empty, sanitized cylinder over clean flatware and turn over so handles are upright.  This indicates flatware is sanitized and ready for service.
  • Gloves to be worn if any lesion, etc., on hands.  Treat gloved hands the same as bare hands.
  • No eating allowed in any work area.
  • When delivering patient trays always “foam in” on arrival at each floor and “foam out” as leaving each patient room.
What You Will Need:
  • No previous experience required.  Will train.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Job Summary:
Responsible for running dish machine and disposal and maintaining entire dish room operation, on schedule, according to sanitation and safety regulations.  Transports patient meal carts, operates various patient tray line stations and delivers all patient trays and late trays.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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