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Food Preparation Technician (Kids First Springdale, AR)

University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas

Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

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COM | Peds Kids First Springdale

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Summary of Job Duties:

The Food Prep Technician is responsible for overseeing the kitchen and food service for the Kids First clinic in Springdale, AR.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Candidate must pass state abuse registry checks, drug screen, submit to a TB skin test and required immunizations or provide proof of immunizations.
  • Preferred 6 months food service experience

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  • Accepts delivery from food supplier.
  • Checks that all menu items are received and food item amounts are sufficient and meet appropriate temperatures.
  • Reports immediately to the Clinic Director if any items of food or amount of food is in error. Inventories and stores food items appropriately and according to regulations.
  • Prepares breakfast, lunch, and snack containers by dividing proper amounts of menu items according to numbers of children reported in each treatment room and delivers at designated mealtimes. Assures that special diets are prepared as ordered and sent to the proper room.
  • Operates dishwasher, cleans containers, and empties garbage.
  • Keeps a running inventory of food and supply items in pantry and notifies Clinic Director of items to be ordered including formula, baby food, and paper supplies. Completes daily lunch count. ​​
  • Cleans the kitchen and pantry shelving area. Washes appliances, counters, and preparation areas. Assures that kitchen is kept clean and in an orderly fashion.
  • Follows Health Department, KIDS FIRST, CAFCP, and clinic regulations as they apply to the kitchen and food service.
  • Completes documentation related to these standards timely and accurately.
  • May be assigned other duties as needed to meet the needs of the Kids First clinic

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Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Must obtain Serve Safe certification within 6 months.

Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact askrecruitment@uams.edu for any recruiting related questions.

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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