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Providence Health & Services Food Services Worker in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Food Services Worker (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Variable Shift) to work in Food and Nutrition Services at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

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In accordance with assigned position, the Nutrition Food Services employee is responsible for such duties as: washing dishes, silverware, utensils, pots, pans and equipment in accordance with health, safety, and sanitary procedures; retrieving meal trays from patient care units throughout the medical center; cleaning floors and emptying garbage; replenishing floor stock; taking and recording temperatures of refrigerators, freezers, and dish machine; and maintaining cleanliness of the nursing units' refrigerators and/or freezers.

In this position you will:

  • Participate in the workflow of the Food service Department, performing tasks such as scrapping dirty dishes, loading and unloading dishwasher, cleaning pots and pans, cleaning/sanitizing utensils, catering supplies, tables and work areas. Clean patient food tray carts and/or utility carts. Keep kitchen/cafeteria orderly and clean. Sweep and mop floor.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of kitchen cleaning supplies and equipment uses; cleaning techniques, and practices; and ability to effectively perform cleaning tasks.

  • Apply knowledge of floor care and cleaning products/equipment use, storage, and safety concerns.

  • Demonstrate ability to work with patients, managers and clients of various ages’ groups.

  • Consider patient, manager/client background and work history to effectuate positive work experience/relationship.

  • Respond appropriately according to age related needs and considerations.


Required qualification for this position includes:

  • Food Service Worker’s permit

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • Six (6) months related experience and/or training

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173- acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Food Service Attendant

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 327914