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Nationwide Children's Hospital Nutrition Services Attendant-Catering in Columbus, Ohio

Nutrition Services Attendant - Catering

The Special Function Attendant is responsible for setting up and breaking down catering functions within Children's Hospital. Ensures appropriate set-up of conference rooms; obtains

Food from various locations; prepares carts with necessary food and non-food items and delivers functions to conference rooms; maintains catering equipment; and works in other Nutrition Services positions (e.g., cafeteria attendant) as necessary.

Schedule: (6:00AM-2:30PM, Full -Time, Benefits Eligible, Nights/Weekends may be required)


700 Children's Dr

Columbus, Ohio 43205

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  1. Reviews a catering worksheet on a daily basis to identify functions; verifies scheduling of conference rooms with Education and Nutrition Services Director?s secretary; sets up conference rooms and confers with the individual responsible for the function regarding the room set-up; contacts Environmental Services regarding problems with cleaning or table and chair set-up.

  2. Identifies food and non-food items required for each function, and asses servability of food product; obtains necessary items from a variety of sources/locations (e.g., cooks, special receiving) and prepares cart with all necessary supplies.

  3. Delivers cart to correct location; maintains contact with Nutrition Services through the use of a pager to determine priority changes and alerts supervisor to problems. Serves food banquet style and/or serves desserts and beverages as needed. Returns to room after function to collect equipment and clean room.

  4. Maintains catering equipment: checks condition of equipment and notifies supervisor of problems; reports items missing after a catering function; maintains targeted levels of supplies in various areas throughout the hospital; suggests need for additional equipment; maintains cleanliness and orderliness of catering storeroom.

  5. Serves as back-up in other Nutrition Services positions (e.g., cafeteria attendant, cashier, cook, dishroom attendant), as needed. Greets and serves customers.

  6. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  1. High school diploma or equivalent.

  2. Three to six months experience in food service or other service oriented field.

  3. Organizational skills required to schedule workload to set up multiple functions within required timeframes.

  4. Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.

  5. Ability to respond to sudden changes in work schedule and maintain composure in stressful situations.

  6. Effective interpersonal skills required in interactions with hospital administration, other Nutrition Services personnel, other hospital employees, and the public.

  7. Valid Ohio driver's license, good driving record, and insurability through hospital auto/vehicle insurance carrier on hospital vehicles. Ability to operate van and vehicle with lift gate.


Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit.

  • Walking/standing Constantly (66-100%)

  • Pushing Carts and ability to lift up to 30 pounds Frequently (33-66%)

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

Requisition ID: 2021-31768

External Company Name: Nationwide Children's Hospital

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