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Nutrition Aide, Cold Food Assembly - Toronto, Ontario

Position:           Nutrition Aide, Cold Food Assembly                                   
Site:                 Toronto General Hospital
Department:     Nutrition
Reports to:       Supervisor                                                                                            
Scale/Grade:    Level 54
Hours:              Up to 24 hours per week. Various shifts as required during operating hours 0630-2130. Must be available 3 days per week, including                                        alternating weekends and stat holidays.
Status:              Temporary Part-Time (up to 6 months)

As an integral member of the Nutrition Department, the principal responsibilities of the NUTRITION AIDE: COLD FOOD ASSEMBLY include: assembling meals on the cold assembly beltline, as per meal ticket request; retrieving, stocking and setting up food items and supplies at workstations; disassembling, cleaning and maintaining workstation and beltline area; transporting carts to receiving and elevators/units; performing cross-functional duties as assigned and/or required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

  • At minimum, completion of high school or recognized equivalent
  • Food Handler’s/Hygiene Certificate (on the job certification provided)
  • 3 months to less than 6 months practical and related experience and/or 1 month to less than 3 months on the job training
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to Ability to read/understand verbal work orders, instructions, short notes and/or brief forms
  • Ability to do simple mathematical calculations (e.g. adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, etc.)
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job: able to lift 6kg to 10 kg; pushing, loading and unloading food trucks; adding food items to tray
  • Must be able to tolerate a cold environment; in a refrigerated work area
  • Will be required to work rotating shifts on weekends and statutory holidays
  • May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations

POSTED DATE:  February 25, 2019                             CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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