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Kitchen Utility Worker

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Manager of Food and Nutrition, the Utility Worker performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties.

Full Time & Part Time

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas

• Meets delivery trucks, unpacks boxes and places food components in designated locations.
• Prepares and delivers items as requested by patient care units or patients.
• Maintains trayline in a clean, neat and organized manner.
• Delivers food carts to patient care units. Returns carts to kitchen at designated times.
• Loads and oversees dishwasher.
• Washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives.
• Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed.
• Puts clean dishes and utensils away.
• Mops floors as scheduled and as necessary.
• Cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas.
• Performs special cleaning duties as assigned by the Food and Nutrition Manager.
• Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
• Treats patients and families with respect and dignity.
• Observes infection prevention and control practices at all times.

• Participates in departmental performance improvement activities.

• Keeps dining room clean and stocked with napkins and condiments.

Regulatory Requirements

• High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
• 6 months experience in related job field.
• Appropriate certification from the health department for food handling



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Why Crescent regional Hospital?

At Crescent Regional Hospital, our goal is, and always has been, to cultivate a community of doctors, nurses, and administrators to breathe new life into a previously dying hospital as to provide a continuum of care for the communities of Lancaster, DeSoto, and all surrounding areas.  Unwavering in our vision and determined to not just be a choice in healthcare, but the choice in healthcare we need to hire the best from the community as to give the best care for the community.

Being of relative size to the communities we serve, both in staff and structure, allows us the ability to collaborate with and learn from one another as a means to provide treatment which is extensive, thorough, and specific to each patient. And because our internal culture is one of recognizing individual strengths and accomplishments, everyone gets their deserved moment to shine. As members of the Crescent Regional Family, we build one another up because we understand when we strive, our patients and community thrive which perpetuates us all into excellence.


We thank you for your interest in seeking employment with Crescent Regional Hospital and look forward to working with you when you become part of the Crescent Regional Family!