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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Food Service Attendant - Food and Nutrition Services in Healdsburg, California

We are looking for a Food Service Attendant for the Food and Nutrition Services Healdsburg Hospital Department at Providence Healdsburg Hospital. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Location: Healdsburg, CA

Work Schedule: Part Time - 48 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days (Variable Shifts)

Job Summary:

Responsible for the safe preparation of food for patients, staff and visitors, sanitation of work areas and equipment, receiving and storage of food and supplies.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with preparation of food for patients, cafeteria and special functions that is tasteful and attractively presented.

  • Assists cook as needed in areas of food preparation, assembling of patient trays, washing dishes (manually and using dish machine), works in cafeteria, runs cash register, waits on customers, cleans tables, refills condiments/cups/etc., completes daily and weekly cleaning assignments, completes nourishment requests.

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of primary diet orders: regular, cardiac, low sodium, dysphagia, and diabetic.

  • Demonstrates personal hygiene habits to ensure food safety in accordance with universal precautions.

  • Completes daily and weekly sanitation assignments following departmental policies and procedures.

  • Maintains foods at appropriate temperatures for serving and storage to prevent food borne illness.

  • Follows departmental policy for receiving and storing food and supplies.

  • Documentation meets current standards and departmental policies. FSWs: dish machine sanitation log, dish machine de-liming log, temperature logs, proper labeling and dating of foods.

  • Practices proper sanitation techniques, maintains clean and sanitary workspace, and demonstrates excellent personal hygiene.

  • Uses computer, as needed, to run reports.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the department’s objectives.


  • Knowledge of basic math skills for cash register use.

  • Competent in operation of various electrical and mechanical equipment.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • English language, reading and writing skills.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Experience: 1 year experience in food service field, commercial kitchen.

Licenses/Certifications: California Food Handler Card within 30 days of hire or ServSafe certification.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Coursework/Training - On the job training provided for proficiency in hospital diet orders such as regular, low sodium, diabetic.

Experience: Hospital experience.

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Food Service Attendant

Req ID: R355915