cafeteria worker resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

School Cafeteria Worker successful at providing nutritious meals for large numbers of students and faculty in educational institution environments. Skilled in preparing large-batch dishes, plating and table-side beverage service. Known for special gluten-free recipe preparation for special dietary needs.

Empathetic CNA commended for chart accuracy, effective team collaboration and unprecedented patient relations. Interacts with patients from diverse cultures and backgrounds. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and HIPAA regulations.

  • Batch Cooking
  • Food Preparation
  • Teamwork
  • Cleaning
  • Health and Safety Standards
  • Food Safety
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Ingredient Preparation
  • Standardized Recipes
  • School Lunch Programs
  • Problem-solving
  • Money handling
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Salad bar
  • Presentation skill
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Menu memorization
  • Timely food delivery
  • Food running
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Beverage preparation
  • Supporting Personal Needs
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Patient Relations
  • Patient Management
  • Observing Responses
  • Measuring Bodily Fluids
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Documenting Behaviors
  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Patient Care
  • Bathing
  • Patient-focused care
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Transporting patients
  • Tube feedings and medications familiarity
  • Adaptable
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Trustworthy companion
  • Inpatient care
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Compassionate
  • Patient Assessments
  • Outpatient care
Work History
Cafeteria Worker, 08/2017 - Current
Umc Health System Lubbock, TX,
  • Cooked food per recipe requirements in large batches for routine school breakfasts, lunches, and special events.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to support efficient cleaning.
  • Tracked meal purchases and accepted payments at cash register.
  • Provided exemplary service to students, staff, and visitors.
  • Received and stored incoming supplies according to procedures.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Restocked condiments, beverages, and utensils per expected use levels.
  • Served food according to temperature, safety, and presentation guidelines.
  • Followed all proper handling procedures for prepared foods, ingredients, and leftovers.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Cleaned and sanitized surfaces, tools, and equipment.
  • Greeted customers and answered any questions.
  • Monitored temperature of cases, shelves and storage areas and reported failures to manager.
  • Prepared ingredients and recipe components ahead of time.
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Assisted cashiers with processing customer payments and documenting orders.
Home Health Aide, 07/2013 - 03/2015
Elara Caring Springfield, MO,
  • Traveled to clients' homes to provide healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report, and discussed observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Provided transportation, managing and scheduling appointments.
  • Assisted clients by performing laundry, meal preparation and other tasks.
  • Constructed cognitively stimulating activities.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Provided information about health system navigation, patient rights and health information privacy.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Provided patients with assistance in completing such tasks as cleaning and bathing , effectively reducing daily burden on family members.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients, consulting with nurses to address concerns and protect each person from any harm.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals, including purchasing ingredients from local shops.
  • Provided direct personal care and administrative services to clients.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Delivered assistance to elderly clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Performed basic household chores, including washing floors, washing dishes, vacuuming, garbage disposal and dusting.
  • Helped clients with managed home care, ensuring efficacy of care by monitoring health status.
  • Assisted with general household activities, such as cooking, meal preparation and grocery shopping.
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patients with high blood pressure conditions to promote better nutrition.
CNA, 07/2009 - 08/2010
Bayada Home Health Care Barnstable, MA,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Cared for average of 15 patients per 16hrs in nursing facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Participated in checkers fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep RNs informed of changes.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering wound treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
High School Diploma : , Expected in 06/2007
Staunton River High School - Moneta, VA
Status -
Cna License : , Expected in 12/2009
Tap This Valley Works CET - Roanoke, VA
Status -

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School Attended

  • Staunton River High School
  • Tap This Valley Works CET

Job Titles Held:

  • Cafeteria Worker
  • Home Health Aide
  • CNA


  • High School Diploma
  • Cna License

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