MD Anderson Cancer Center Cashier in Houston, Texas


Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Food & Dining at

Dining Services 710382

Requisition #: 109446

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation’s top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals.” MD Anderson’s mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

Cashier opportunity in Dining Services. The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and six months experience as a cashier in a large volume operation. Must be willing to work a varied schedule with rotating weekends and holidays.

The primary purpose of the Cashier is to perform cash handling transactions for food and beverage sales in day-to-day operations and provide front line service in the operation of the food and beverage venues in the Department of Dining Services.


  1. Cash Handling

• At the beginning of the shift, verifies assigned bank is correct and sets up register in accordance with departmental procedures.

• Performs cash handling transactions in the venue in accordance to Institutional and Departmental guidelines.

• Checks out each customer accurately by visually checking employee ID’s, examining items on trays and properly charging for them.

• Provides each customer with a consistent and error free register tally of the total meal transaction. Gives each customer a receipt and correct change.

• Prepares and verifies daily sales totals with Manager, Assistant Manager, Supervisor, Senior Cashier or Vault Room Clerk at the end of each shift. Deposits money at the end of every shift in the prescribed manner.

• Demonstrates strong mathematical skills.

  1. Customer Service

• Exhibits good guest relation skills with patients, visitors, employees and managers.

• May prepare and serve hot and cold beverages and serve pastries, soups, snacks, and other pre-packaged food items.

• Maintains a high level of professionalism through cooperation and receptiveness to others.

• Demonstrates a high level of customer service philosophy and openly supports the Institution’s and Departments Mission and Vision statements.

• Offer assistance to patients, visitors, and staff of all ages, races, cultural backgrounds, beliefs and disease processes.

  1. Inventory Management

• Maintains a well-stocked area by replenishing condiments, food items, trays, plastic-ware and napkins as needed.

  1. Sanitation and Safety

• Maintains a safe and sanitary work area by disposing of clutter around register area; cleaning counter tops frequently, and keeping work area free of personal belongings.

  1. Other duties as assigned which may not be specifically described above. May train new employees as assigned by management


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: One year of college with emphasis on math related courses.

EXPERIENCE: Six months experience as a cashier in a large volume operation or successful completion of the Dining Services Apprentice Program.

Preferred: One year of college with emphasis on math related courses.

Working Conditions

This position requires:

Working in Office Environment

X No

__ Yes

Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic)

_X _No

__ Yes

Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues

_ X _No

__ Yes

Exposure to harmful chemicals

_ _ _No

X Yes

Exposure to radiation

_ X_No

__ Yes

Exposure to animals

_ X __No

__ Yes

Physical Demands

Indicate the time required to do each of the following physical demands:

Time Spent


















Up to 10 lbs


10lbs to 50 lbs


More than 50 lbs



Up to 10 lbs


10lbs to 50 lbs


More than 50 lbs


Use computer/keyboard


It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.