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Providence Food Service Worker in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Food Service Worker ( Per diem/ Variable shift ) to Providence Little Company Of

Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Food Service Worker who will perform a variety of routine duties surrounding the preparation and service of food and related sanitation duties according to established policies and regulatory requirements. Areas of service include: Patient Services, Cafeteria, Doctor's Dining Room, and Catering. Exemplifies the Medical Center's core values in every customer contact.

In this position you will:

  • Adhere to Medical Center and departmental policies and procedures regarding job specific duties, safety, accident prevention, sanitation, infection control, and improving organization performance program.

  • Obtain necessary food supplies and equipment in preparation for meal service, ensures proper temperatures, prepares food, and adheres to established timelines for service. Ensure a smooth meal service.

  • Perform job with minimal errors, as identified per specific job routine.

  • Greet all customers appropriately, with a smile, and respond to customer complaints with tact and discretion. Refer customers to Supervisor when appropriate.

  • Clean and sanitize equipment and work unit according to departmental procedures and schedules. Assignments may include, but are not limited to: ovens, stoves, fryers, hoods, steam kettles, mixers, buffalo chopper, walls, vents, ceilings, refrigerators, freezers, grease traps, carts, tables, counters, dish machine, floors, pots, pans, and catering equipment.

  • Operate equipment and uses cleaning agents in accordance to manufacturers' directions and/or departmental guidelines.

  • Work in team like manner with other staff members.

  • Complete appropriate log sheets (i.e. dish machine log) and notifies Supervisor when something is not in compliance.

  • Remove trash and garbage to disposal area; cleans trash containers. Operate trash compactor and garbage disposal.

  • Deliver food carts to floors and collects soiled trays.

  • Report safety hazards to Supervisor immediately and works safely to avoid accidents, whether driving or on the floor.

  • Assist in training new employees if called upon.

  • Attend departmental meetings and in service programs as scheduled.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • Prefer Safe Food Handling practices certification

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 6 monthsInstitutional Kitchen experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Food Service Attendant

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 357975