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Nutrition Services - Diet Aide

Nutrition Services - Diet Aide
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Wabasha, MN 55981

Posted 1 month ago

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Schedule Weekly Hours:


Job Description:


Performs routine foodservice activities related to food preparation, set-up, delivery and clean up.  Participates in cash handling duties. Maintains cleanliness of foodservice facilities. Provides prompt and courteous customer service. 


Assists with food preparation and set-up. Labels, date and store food items as appropriate.

Processes patients meal orders, assembles meal trays for patients.

Follows proper portioning and safe food handling.

Clean and sanitizes counters and equipment; wash pots, pans, dishes and trays in adherence to infection prevention guideline.

Assists with delivery of food to assigned areas, on time and completes necessary temperature checks.

Operates and maintains a variety of standard kitchen equipment; reports faulty equipment as necessary.

Performs cash and charge transactions.

Follows departmental and organization policies and procedures in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

Knowledge and practice of good personal hygiene and adheres to dietary regulatory specific dress code.

Demonstrates core value of the Employee Code of Conduct in interactions with peers.

Assists new coworkers in orientation and adaptation to the department and the organization.

Completes in-house catering duties for meetings, etc. when applicable.

Complies to all HIPAA regulations, all employees must abide by organization and department policies regarding security and privacy. All staff members must work together to ensure patient confidentiality.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Age Specific Population Served:

Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category

Category III - No employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.


Education and Learning:


  • High School Diploma or equivalency or current student status with future proof of graduation or equivalency required

Work Experience:


  • No experience required. 


  • 6 months foodservice experience. 
  • Past experience in a healthcare setting.

Skills and Knowledge: Ability to or Knowledge of...


  • reasoning/Decision Making
  • ability to comprehend recipes and record information accurately
  • ability to be flexible
  • be professional, honest and have personal integrity
  • be self-motivated and be able to work independently
  • cooperative and patient
  • have a positive attitude
  • strong time management skills 

General - All Positions

  • work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
  • perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others
  • provide excellent customer service to people both inside and outside the organization
  • use listening and comprehension skills to identify important information within oral and written communication 


  • Computer Systems/Software/Applications
  • operate computer
  • EPIC experience is a plus 

License and Certifications:


  • Servsafe Certification (SERVSAFE) 
  • Valid Driver's License (DL)  


Static Standing

Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)


Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)


Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)


Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)

Kneeling/Half Kneel

Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)

Reaching - Shoulder Level

Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Reaching - Below Shoulder

Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Reaching - Above Shoulder

Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces

Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Pounds of force 25-50

Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces

Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Pounds of force 0-25

Lifting - Floor to Waist

Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Number of lbs 25-50

Lifting - Waist to Overhead

Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Number of lbs 0-25

Lifting - Other

Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Number of lbs 25-50

Carrying - Short Carry

Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Number of lbs 0-25

Carrying - Right Carry

Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Number of lbs 0-25

Carrying - Left Carry

Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Number of lbs 0-25

Push/Pull (Static Force)

Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Number of lbs 0-25


Subject to inside environmental conditions.
Subject to extreme cold.
Subject to extreme heat.
Subject to noise.
Required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer

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