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Food Service Assistant

posted November 9, 2019

St. Clair Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA
The award winning St. Clair Hospital is looking to add individuals to our nutritional services team!
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About This Job


St. Clair Hospital is currently looking for caring individuals that will be responsible for preparing and serving food for meal service to patients and/or patrons of the Cafeteria and Snack Bar. 

You'll find that our hospital  is committed to hiring exceptional people, as well as to creating an outstanding work environment that reflects the needs and desires of its team of healthcare professionals.

Essential Functions

  • Exemplifies St. Clair Hospital’s Customer Service Behavioral Expectations in all interactions. Treats customers with respect, compassion, and hospitality; anticipates, identifies, and responds to individual needs; makes a positive first impression by acknowledging customers; and demonstrates flexibility while maintaining priorities.
  • Prepares area and/or trayline for daily operation by ordering and stocking food and paper supplies, preparing food and beverages, and setting up service areas.  May be required to work trayline, which involves manual labor including operating dish and pot machine.  
  • Serves patrons by taking their orders and preparing their food and providing takeout service; follows established portion size guidelines; and transfers food carts to nursing units and delivers food trays.
  • Performs cleaning and/or dishroom tasks as assigned, according to sanitation and safety standards including cleaning equipment, sanitizing service areas, monitoring temperatures, and following proper handwashing techniques.
  • Performs customer service tasks including serving patrons and/or patients in a timely manner. 
  • Operates cash register and processes money according to established procedures.
  • May be required to assist in other capacities due to variations in workload and staffing.

The ideal candidate for this position 

  • Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions.


  • Free parking on campus
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage (for full-time and part-time status)
  • 403(b) savings plan
  • Vacation and sick time (for full-time and part-time status)

Where this job could take you

St. Clair Hospital provides a number of opportunities in which employees can practice their skills, develop new talents, achieve their personal goals, and advance their careers.

Compensation: DOE


About This Employer

St. Clair Hospital

1000 Bower Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15243

(412) 942-4000


St. Clair Hospital is a highly honored, independent, 329 bed acute-care medical center that provides advanced, high quality health care to the residents of southwestern Pennsylvania. A member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, St. Clair has 600 physicians and 2,500 employees. St. Clair Hospital is the largest employer in Pittsburgh’s South Hills.

Providing virtually every health care service that residents may need throughout their lives, the Hospital is focused on continuously enhancing its services and technologies to ensure that the community’s health needs are met. The Hospital offers a comprehensive array of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services, including advanced cardiovascular services; specialized care for women and children; oncology services; orthopedics; emergency care; urgent care; and psychiatry and mental health services.

St. Clair is a top decile performer in patient safety, clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and value. A member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, St. Clair is driven by its 2,500 employees and a culture of continuous improvement. The Hospital recently earned its eighth consecutive ‘A’ grade for Hospital Safety and ranks at the top in patient satisfaction throughout the nation.

With its main campus in Mt. Lebanon, the Hospital also offers health care services at five outpatient centers, including diagnostic centers in Peters Township and at Village Square in Bethel Park.