Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Opportunity Type: 
Coldwater, OH 45828

Position:  Nutrition Services Float (2 Opportunities)
Shift:  Rotating
Days/PP: 8 days per bi-weekly pay period
Weekends:  Yes, as needed, but not more than Every Other Weekend
Holidays:  Yes, as needed, but not more than (3) per year

We currently have an opportunity for an energetic culinary specialist in our Nutrition Services department. This position will need to be flexible and willing to meet the needs of the department by learning all the cook positions and as needed, other department positions. While being responsible for food safety and accurate recipe development, this role also requires strong customer service skills and will be accountable for meeting the high expectations that our patients, visitors, and community desire. This position reports to the Executive Chef. 

• Food service experience desirable.
• Serve Safe Certification required or obtained within 1st year of employment. 

• Performs prep for the next days’ menu needs
• Prepares menu items for cafeteria, patients and catering functions for all 3 meal times.
• Helps with set up and serving of employees and visitors in the cafeteria, as needed
• Prepares and sets up tray patient tray line, as needed
• Prepares and sets up catering events
• Checks the temperature of foods being served to assure correct temperatures.
• Cleans ovens and assists with cleaning in other areas.
• Cleans, sanitizes pots, pans, carts, equipment to assure a safe, clean and attractive environment
• Performs a variety of other related duties assigned and/or needed to ensure continuity of care and service.

• Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail, including following recipes accurately.
• Ability to effectively communicate with individuals of all ages.
• Individual is self-motivated with strong organizational skills and a positive attitude.
• Must demonstrate ability to work both independently and as a team player, to exercise good judgment, to have a positive attitude and to successfully manage a variety/multi tasks.
• Must have positive and courteous service oriented interpersonal skills
• Computer and keyboarding skills preferred.
• Ability to follow food safety and sanitation standards.
• Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.

 This position also includes a $1.25 differential in addition to the base rate and any potential shift differential.

Expire Date: 
Full Time - Day/Evening Shift

Contact us at
Fax: 419.678.5674
Mail: attn: Human Resources
Mercer Health
800 West Main St.
Coldwater, OH 45828