1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 169645
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 04/29/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $17.05- $18.73 per hour 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 
Notes: This position is temporary, which means there is an annual cap on hours worked, but can be renewed each year. To view the UW definition of temporary, click here.  

A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center- Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Reports No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medical Center-Montlake's Food & Nutrition Services has multiple employment opportunities for temporary/hourly, FOOD SERVICE WORKERS.  The Food & Nutrition Services Department aims to improve the health of the community by linking evidence-based nutrition to the healthy foods we serve and to the education we provide staff, patients and the community.  

  • Serve food in cafeteria line
  • Serve food in patient tray make-up area following selected or marked individual patient menus
  • Open cans, apportion contents, wash and prepare vegetables for cooking
  • Make and serve beverages and soda fountain items
  • Assemble salads, sandwiches and desserts
  • Wash dishes, utensils, pots, pans and equipment; may operate ware and utensil washing machines
  • Clean cafe tables/vending area and chairs, fill salt and pepper shakers, salad dressing and napkin containers
  • Empty garbage cans and perform special cleaning projects
  • Rearrange tables
  • Finalize (reheat or reconstitute) trays for delivery to patients; may deliver and collect food trays and between meal feedings for patients
  • May relieve or assist other employees in higher level food preparation tasks to meet emergency or on-the-job training situations
  • May operate kitchen equipment
  • May take cash payment for meals
  • May operate washers and driers and sort and fold laundry for food service operation
  • Perform related duties as required.

    This position provides the opportunity to promote positive public relations and to help create a congenial and relaxing environment by carrying out responsibilities in an efficient, friendly, helpful and sensitive manner. 


    Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment.

  • Ability to read and correctly interpret patient meal ticket.
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours and to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain safety and sanitation standards.
  • Actively contribute to continuous quality improvement process to improve quality of services provided to our customers and co-workers.
  • Demonstrate team skills; works cooperatively with peers.
  • Promote positive customer relations.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2021-07-01

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