UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Food Service Worker - Barista

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/13/2018 1:39 PM)
    Part Time
    8321 FNS Espresso Services
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    New Grads?
  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.


    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE


    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply


    Barista in a licensed Starbucks store providing prompt, efficient and legendary customer service to all guests.  Prepares espresso beverages, serves food and other beverages; cashiers and maintains store and equipment.



    • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

    Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • Current Washington State Food Handler’s Permit is required.
    • If required to drive, must have a valid Washington State driver’s license and an excellent driving record.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Able to learn and operate store equipment, computer/POS register, and bar equipment.
    • Able to deliver legendary customer service to all customers by acting with a customer comes first attitude and connecting with the customer; discovers and responds to customer need.
    • Able to maintain a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive example for the team, able to anticipate customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues.
    • Able to provide quality beverages, whole bean, and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards; able to quickly learn and implement promotional programs.

    Work Experience

    • Previous experience preparing a wide variety of espresso drinks in a large-scale retail or healthcare food operation is preferred.

    Physical Abilities

    • For the efficient delivery of services to customers, this job requires sufficient English-language skills to understand and be understood when interacting with customers, visitors, patients, coworkers, and management.

    Physical Demand Level: Medium                                                                                                                               

    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-



    20 to 50 pounds occasionally

    10 to 25 pounds frequently

    Up to 10 pounds constantly


    As required, must be able to-

    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

    Push and Pull

    Perform fine motor functions

    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and



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