Food Services Team Leader (Evenings)
Job Ref # 30316
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Category: Food Service

Work Shift: EVENING

Work Week: Varies

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, located at the intersection of TX 242 and I-45, is scheduled to open in July 2017. Construction includes a 150,000-square-foot medical building, which opened March 2016. The Medical Office Building 1 includes a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center & Infusion Center, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Wellness Services, Outpatient Laboratory and Therapy, in addition to multi-specialty physician practices.
Job Summary


Assist in the overall operation of food & nutrition services as lead staff member. Responsible for service, food ordering, food handling, sanitation, safety, employee training, and customer relations.

1) Performs all duties and responsibilities projecting The Methodist I CARE values.

2) Communicates and exemplifies team work will with all staff members and the management team.

3) Communicates appropriately and professionally with peers and management.

4) Assists Executive Chef, Clinical Nutrition Manager and Director in the overall operations of food services as directed.

5) Assists with inventory and ordering. Receives and checks in all food and supplies according to procedure. Signs invoices.

6) Contacts Facilities for maintenance issues.

7) Conducts safety and sanitation inspections to meet all standards of the hospital and regulatory agencies.

8) Maintains high standards of service to meet customer needs. Resolves customer issues that result in positive outcomes.  Greets customers and is available during peak times.

9) Expedites patients¿ trays during peak times and continues to have a strong working knowledge of all the functions on the tray line.

10) Ability to perform all jobs duties in the kitchen (ie; Retail and Tray Line) due staffing issues, to include employee illness, PTO, and terminations.

11) Ability to multitask in all areas of the kitchen; ie - working a station and leading other staff members during scheduled shifts.

12) Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.

13) Must comply with City of Houston Food Ordinances.
14) Performs other job related duties as assigned. 


High School diploma or GED equivalent.


3 years experience within a food service setting is required.  1 year supervisory or lead level experience in a food service operation preferred.  Cashier experience preferred.  Capable of using simple math and operating a 10-key calculator.

Texas Food Handlers Certificate through American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is required effective 9/1/2016.


Physically able to sit/stand for 8 hour shifts.  Operates potentially hazardous equipment.  Must adhere with the Food and Nutrition Services' Standards of Appearance and comply with the City of Houston Food Ordinances.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Houston Methodist The Woodlands will be the eighth in the Houston Methodist system, offering The Woodlands community a full-service, acute care hospital with many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center. The $380 million campus will feature a new 187-bed, 470,000-square-foot facility. 

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