Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is seeking experienced Food Service team members for immediate openings on one of Chicago’s leading hospitals. These will start as contract positions with the potential for extension and/or hire. This great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a leader in Healthcare! 

Location: Chicago, 6061

Pay: $15/hr

Schedule: There will be several schedules available between 6am and 8pm 


Food Service Team Members:

  • Prepares, portions, and serves food for patients/ patient families, external retail customers, hospital employees and catering customers in the assigned unit. 

  • Gathers, distributes, and unloads needed supplies and equipment to complete tasks and maintains inventories of these supplies as part of daily work assignment.

  • Sets up, supplies, and dismantles serving stations and organizes food supplies, dishes, utensils, and disposables according to department procedures (Retail serving lines and Central Kitchen patient tray line).

  • Handles food safely following department and healthcare regulatory agency guidelines and standards for the preparation, heating/cooling, labeling, and safe storage of food products.

  • Takes and records temperatures according to directions in order to maintain safe food holding and storage temperatures.

  • Assembles, checks accuracy, and delivers meal/late trays as assigned (Central Kitchen).

  • Cleans, arranges, and sanitizes work, service, and dining areas and cleans equipment frequently using approved chemicals as established by the department and healthcare regulatory agencies.

  • Participates in recipe standardization.

  • Fills ice containers, maintains required sanitation of ice machines, scoops and buckets.

  • Arrange chairs in dining areas; make sure all furniture is thoroughly cleaned and in its proper position.

  • Performs dish room duties such as transporting soiled items, dismantling food carts, scraping, sorting silverware, racking, loading/unloading dish machine, re-supplying work unit areas in the kitchen, dining, and service areas as assigned.

  • Disposes of waste in containers or disposals

  • Follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures.


Required skills & abilities:

  • High School Diploma

  • ServSafe Food Handler Certification

  • Able to perform as an active team player

  • Good interpersonal skills, outgoing personality

  • Able to demonstrate basic math skills  

  • Must be able to lift 30 – 50 pounds and push or pull a cart

  • Work demands 100% walking and/or standing; work duties may demand standing in place for extended periods, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling.

  • Work environment involves the ability to tolerate temperature and climate changes (hot, humid, cold, steam, wet); requires individuals to move in and out of refrigerated areas and work in a dish room operation which is a warm, wet and noisy area.


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