Catholic Health Initiatives Food Service Associate - CUMC-Bergan Mercy - Days/Evenings in OMAHA, Nebraska

Food Service Associate - CUMC-Bergan Mercy - Days/Evenings


CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at

This position contributes to the mission and vision of CHI Health by supporting patient meals with the proper foods and beverages according to the menus and production sheets. Assists in patient tray line assembly and related duties. Loads, operates, and cleans the dishwasher. Assists in the service of meals to Dining Center patrons and operates the cash register. Maintains the records, inventories, surveys, and other controls relevant to the Dining Center. Works as part of the team on proper storage, equipment operation, in all food service areas to maintain high standards of sanitation and safety requirements of the department, reporting all unsafe conditions.

  • Patient Tray line

  • Accurate and timely patient tray assembly and portioning of food, beverages, etc., for the meal service.

  • Works assigned position on trayline serving patient tray to present an appetizing appearance.

  • Utility/Dish room

  • Disassembles returned patient trays, cleans and sanitizes equipment, dishes, trays and carts before and/or after each meal. Prepares dishwasher for operation and empties and cleans when finished.

  • Operates dishwasher to ensure thorough cleaning, sanitizing, and drying of dishware, pots and pans, and utensils. Sorts, stacks, and soaks all dishes and flatware in proper containers according to standardized procedures.

  • Keeps all equipment and working area clean and orderly.

  • Maintains tray, china, and silverware supplies in the Dining Center.

  • Loads, delivers, and returns food carts to and from all patient areas.

  • Previous food service experience preferred. For Dining Center duties cash handling experience preferred



Required: None

Preferred: High school diploma or GED

Licensure, Certification, Registration

Food Handler permit – If required by the county.

Job Food Service/Housekeeping


Daily Schedule Days/Evenings

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0164988

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.