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Providence Health & Services Food Service Assistant 2 - Dietary in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Food Service Assistant 2 - Dietary (0.6 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence St Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Assistant Food Service 2 - Dietary who will provide a high level of customer service for patients, family members, volunteers, physicians and staff. The Service Excellence Standards of Behavior guidelines must be adhered to at all times. Must have comprehensive knowledge of, and be compliant with, specified regulatory requirements, and food safety and sanitation regulations for food service in a health care environment. Proper sanitation procedures and practices must be following to assure the cleanliness and sanitation of ware-washing, service-ware, equipment in the work area. Adhere to County/State Health department, hospital, and department standards, policies and procedures at all times.

Prepare foods requiring little or no cooking for patient and non-patient dining. Items include salads, sandwiches, cold desserts, appetizers and garnishes. Produces, portions and stocks preset food items according to established par levels and recipes. Prepares foods using recipes, department standards, and knowledge of food handling techniques

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Actively support and incorporate Providence Health and Services mission and values into daily activities

  • Meet the Service Excellence Standards of Behaviors

  • Interact and have interpersonal relations with the public, fellow employees, supervisors, and other department employees are positive/professional at all time, regardless of situation

  • Report to work as scheduled and on time per hospital policy

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information per policy

  • Support and contribute to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to policies and procedures, maintaining a safe environment, promoting accident prevention, and identifying and reporting potential liabilities

  • Seek ways to improve quality of service provided and shares ideas with management

  • Ability to work on their feet for a majority of the work day; and to be highly mobile

  • Perform all other assignments as directed by the manager or supervisor

  • Comply with Providence Health & Services, and departmental policies and procedures

  • Attend departmental meetings and in-services per policy

  • Perform physically demanding, repetitive duties for extended periods of time

  • Perform duties requiring one to be highly mobile and work on your feet continuously while meeting time sensitive delivery standards and goals


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Valid County Health Department Food Handlers Certificate, -OR-

  • Serv Safe Certification at the time of hire

  • Serv Safe certification is recommended with in one (1) year of employment

  • Experience in working in a team environment with common goals

  • Ability to communicate effectively with team and read recipes, menus, order tickets and food production records/guides

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • One (1) year experience in customer service, patient interactions, and food service

  • Experience in Healthcare -OR- Dietary kitchen using therapeutic diets

  • Six (6) months experience working on assembly line and delivering patient meal trays

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Food Service Attendant

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 320447