Ascension Health Food Svc Retail Aide in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Job ID: 246420

Food Svc Retail Aide

Bridgeport, Connecticut


Additional Job Information

Title: Food Svc Retail Aide

City, State: Bridgeport, CT

Location: St Vincent's Medical Center

Department: Cafeteria 001

Additional Job Details: PRN Rotating, 0 Hours, Weekly

Rotating, as needed. Available weekends and holidays.

About Us

St. Vincent’s Health Services, part of Ascension, operates St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport and a number of other sites of care. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional healthcare for all with special consideration for the poor and underserved.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Food Svc Retail Aide provides prepackaged food and beverages for purchase by patients, guests and staff.


  • Provides food and beverage items as ordered. May receive payments for goods. May operate cash register and order supplies.

  • Determines inventory needs and orders food service products.

  • May balance register after shift.

  • Maintains clean and orderly work area.

  • Works all stations, shifts in cafeteria, coffee bar and other assignments in department as required including ensuring set up, stocked, food maintained at correct temperature during service and storage.

  • Transports food appropriately, dates and labels all prepared food for storage cleans and sanitizes work stations; keeps temperature and cleaning logs; and reports any issues/concerns to the supervisor.

  • Follows department and regulatory standards including hair covering, wearing of gloves, dress code, etc.

  • Other Duties as assigned


Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • Must be customer friendly

  • Ability to do simple mathematics

  • Knowledge of working cash register a plus

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently required

  • Customer service experience is preferred.

  • Cash handling is a bonus.

  • Retail service experience a plus.

How To Apply

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For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or any other employment decision made by St. Vincent’s Health Services based on the needs of St. Vincent’s Health Services and the job related qualifications and abilities of the candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, union affiliation, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, job assignments, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees, volunteers and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.