Covenant Health

Job Title
Food Svc Worker I
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
Department Name



Food Service Worker

PRN/OCC, Varied Shifts


Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns. It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility at


Position Summary:

Performs a variety of routine duties related to the preparation and serving of food; cleans kitchen area and cooking utensils. Will mainly be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the cafeteria and washing dishes.


Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || || 865-374-5368


  • Performs ware washing duties according to established procedures ensuring quality service is provided.
  • Prepares patient tray line for meal service periods and dispenses food for patient meal service. Prepares Retail Areas for all meal service. Cleans area when tray line is finished.
  • Notifies supervisor when food quantities are low as indicated by service not being disrupted due to depleted food supplies.
  • Prepares production according to menu, production sheets, or count sheets.
  • Prepares items for modified diets as indicated, pre-dishing according to department procedures.
  • Assemble late trays accurately, ensuring proper temperatures, and visual attractiveness.
  • Maintains assigned areas in a clean, neat, and sanitary manner. Completes all cleaning tasks as assigned within specified timeframe and according to established procedures.
  • Operates equipment safely according to established procedures. Reports all damaged and unsafe equipment to the supervisor immediately.
  • Operates the menu system.
  • Addresses customer service concerns promptly and, if necessary, reports/refers customers to management.
  • Maintains department records, logs, and files as required.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Education:

None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.


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