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Providence Health & Services Nutrition Assistant in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Nutrition Assistant, 0.6 FTE 24 hours per week Evening/Part-time to Providence St. Peter Hospital, Food and Nutrition Services in Olympia, Washington.

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In accordance with assigned position, performs a variety of clerical/technical duties in support of patient nutrition. May orient patients to the Room Service program; receive meal orders and perform computer data entry; monitor patients' menu selections; and assemble and deliver orders. Must be able to take orders directly from the customer and read, interpret and expedite customer orders in an organized and timely manner. Must be able to work under the pressure and stringent time constraints and remain calm and organized. Direct customer service and contact with customers in the retail areas is required in this position.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of customer service skills, ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of food safety, food handling, infection control and dietary restrictions.

  • Demonstrate ability to perform basic math skills, calculate percent of food intake and cubic centimeters of fluid intake and records on I /O record.

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

  • Anticipate patient/ team member needs and services them.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Food Service Worker’s permit (State board of Health Rules and Regulations, Chapter 197 Law of 1959 State of Washington)

  • 2 years of experience related to food preparation

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)

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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.

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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: Diet/Nutrition Aide

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 299734