Cashier

  • Job Summary
    • The Cashier works primarily in the retail operation, handling cash and credit transactions from MedStar/Sodexo customers. Main function of position is to accurately operate the cash register/POS and complete the transactions. Provides support to the retail operation, including setup, maintaining supplies and products, and assisting in cleanup and closedown. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but MedStar/Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.
  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education/Training
      • High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred.

    • Experience
      • 1 year of experience in the food industry preferred.

    • License/Certification/Registration
      • No special certification, registration or licensure required.

    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred. Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and has the ability to uphold honesty and ethics in the workplace, has the ability to maintain a positive attitude and the ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect. Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives and has the ability to provide clear directions and responses to co-workers. Must have basic food handling skills.
  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
    • Operates a cash register (or equivalent), receives payments of cash, checks and charges from customers or employees for goods or services, making change and issuing receipts or tickets to customers.
    • Responsible for accurate ring of proper PLU for sale items and/or accurate barcode scan.
    • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.
    • Maintains proper security of cash at all times.
    • Understands and follows MedStar/Sodexo cash-handling policies and procedures.
    • May also be required to prepare for service before the meal and clean the dining room after the meal (wiping tables, vacuuming the floor, cleaning chairs, ensuring the acceptable appearance of the dining area).
    • May set up and stock the beverage area, grab and go items, service ware and condiments or other assigned areas.
    • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
    • Complies with all MedStar/Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
    • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
    • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
    • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
    • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
    • May assist in locating, reconciling and verifying the accuracy of transactions and operating peripheral equipment that records and supports non-cash transactions.
    • Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves on committees and represents the department and hospital/facility in community outreach efforts as appropriate.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
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