Food Production Worker A


Virginia Treatment Center for Children / Food & Nutrition Services / Full time

The Food Production Worker A prepares food in a safe and sanitary manner in accordance with all hospital and local, state, federal regulatory procedures. This position follows production sheets and recipes to ensure diet compliance, portion control, food cost control, etc. as appropriate. This position keeps the work area clean and sanitary at all times. This position also delivers food and pick up meal trays and other dietary equipment/supplies.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Safe Serve Certification preferred.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Safe Serve Certification preferred

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum of two (2) years of cooking work experience

Experience PREFERRED:
Five (5) years of cooking work experience

Education/training REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Education/training PREFERRED:
Professional culinary training

Independent action(s) required:
Reading recipes and production sheets to prepare foods according to standards.
Washing, slicing, dicing, etc. of ingredients necessary for food preparation.
Measuring of ingredients.
Setting temperatures, cook times of production equipment.
Determining doneness of food items. Using of proper portioning equipment to portion food.
Maintaining food temperatures during preparation and holding.
Cleaning and sanitizing of work area.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A

Additional position requirements:
Weekend, holiday, rotation required.
Ability to work operational hours of department as assigned by supervisor.

Age Specific groups served:
Pediatric Adolescence Adult

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs.
Other: Pushing carts up to 50 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged standing, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive)
Mental/Sensory: Problem solving, Hearing, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Other: Addition, Subtraction skills
Emotional: Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent, change

Workday Day (United States of America)

EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.

Practicing here

Want to work in a place where unbridled energy fills the halls, and where you experience unparalleled dedication to helping kids every day? Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is ranked among the nation’s best with an incredible team that’s dedicated to nurturing the champion in every child. It’s the perfect place to build a career where the sky is the limit.

Video thumbnail
Father with children looking at nature

Quality of life

Richmond offers an exceptional environment outside of work as well. The Richmond area has been named among the 50 best places to live in the US with a combination of outdoor fun, history, a booming restaurant scene and an affordable cost of living. It’s the perfect combination of artsy, jazzy, outdoorsy and family-oriented.


At Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we don’t just take care of patients. We treat our team like family. Our unbeatable benefits go beyond excellent health and retirement plans, supporting you in everything from tuition assistance to boosting your career to child and adult care options to make your personal life more manageable.

Female doctor with patient