Food Service Associate; Per Diem

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Kitchen: To perform duties related to patient meal orders and meal service, food production, inventory, storage, transportation and sanitation.
Cafeteria: Provides food services to employees, volunteers, and visitors while exhibiting exceptional customer service skills at all times.



  • 1. Kitchen
    • 1.1 Must follow established guidelines for use, care, and charging of computer equipment, Spectralink phones, and copy/fax equipment.
  • 2. Cafeteria
    • 2.1 Receives payment (cash or credit) for foods and beverages purchased. Returns indicated change in a courteous manner.



High School or equivalent.


Previous food service experience preferred.


Must read, write and speak English.


Daily physical activity requires the ability to stand and walk, bend and reach, up to 7 hours per day for a full-time employee and the entire shift for a part-time employee with the ability to lift, push and pull carts, pallets, food supplies, pots, pans, and disposable supplies. This can include up to 100 pounds for pushing supplies on a cart as well as other duties involving lifting, pushing or pulling carts, pallets, pots, pans, food supplies, and disposable supplies, with weights occasionally up to 50 pounds, frequently up to 30 pounds and /or continuously up to 10 pounds. Work environment involves moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises which require following basic safety precautions and working with cleaning chemicals requiring personal protective equipment (PPE) provided.

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Yale New Haven Hospital provides diverse comprehensive care in over 100 medical specialties. As the primary teaching hospital of the Yale School of Medicine, YNHH provides around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care. In addition to providing quality medical care to patients and families, Yale New Haven Hospital is the second largest employer in the New Haven area, with more than 12,000 employees.

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