Texas Health Resources FOOD PREP WORKER in Denton, Texas



Full Time - 40 Hours

6:00 am - 2:30 pm, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, 11:15 am - 7:45 pm

Including weekdays, weekends and holidays, with varied days off.

Minimum Required Education:

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent; Contingent upon enrollment in High School or GED program with the

requirement to graduate from the program within 1 year of hire.

Minimum Required Licensure/Certification:

FHC - Food Handlers Certificate within 30 days of employment.

Minimum Required Experience:

Previous dish washing experience preferred. This position will perform repetitive tasks, stand for extended period of times and heavy lifting.

Minimum Required Skills:

  • Reading, basic math, written language in English

  • Cooperative, discreet, and courteous.

  • Good communication and organizational skills.

  • Positive customer service attributes

  • Ability to work as a member of a team.

Job Duties:

Serves food on the cafeteria and patient tray lines, utilizing good customer skills when serving patrons.

Assembles, deliver and retrieve patient trays.

Documents food delivery times and food tallies; performs other simple record keeping, i.e. temperature checks on equipment and food.

Reports variances from standards to supervisor.

Performs simple food assembly such as preparing salads, portioning and garnishing foods according to instruction.

Cleans and sanitizes equipment, wares, walls, and floors routinely.

Washes and sanitizes dishes, pots and pans as well as all cooking utensils and cooking equipment, according to department standards and procedures.

Labels and dates foods according to HACCP standards.

Ability to learn HACCP sanitation guidelines and follow for safe food handling. Knows and performs proper procedure for taking and recording temperatures of food items, both raw and cooked and refrigerated units.

Demonstrates and performs procedures when temperatures are inadequate according to standards.

Understands and utilizes the FIFO system of food production.

Ability to follow/learn OSHA safety guidelines.

Collects and delivers floor stock utilizing FIFO, delivers between meal nourishments and late trays according to departmental standards.

Maintains assigned areas and equipment in a safe, clean, neat, and orderly manner to meet/exceed both department and TDH sanitation standards in both department sanitation and personal hygiene.

Disposes of trash and garbage according to standards and procedures.

Follows “clean as you go” as well as proper hand hygiene.

Performs other job duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.