Dietary Assistant

Providence Health & Services

Spokane,WA  

2019-10-21 2019-11-19
hospitality allied.health nutrition health.system

As the third largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S., we are committed to providing for the needs of our communities – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable – across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Our system includes more than 76,000 caregivers (all employees) serving in a range of ministries from birth to end of life, including acute care, physician clinics, long-term and assisted living, palliative and hospice care, home health, supportive housing and education.

We operate 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, 22 long-term care facilities, 19 hospice and home health programs and 693 supportive housing units in 14 locations. Our health plan serves our caregivers and other employer groups covering 436,000 members.



**Description:**

**Providence is calling a Dietary Assistant (Dietary, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Emilie Court Assisted Living in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.**

**In this position you will:**

+ Have phone communication with patients regarding meal preferences and diets.

+ Assist the clinical dietitian and diet technicians in planning menus and food production.

+ Accurately calculate therapeutic diet restrictions.

+ Check the accuracy of patient trays at mealtimes.

+ Provide exceptional customer service.

**Qualifications:**

**Required** **qualifications for this position include:**

+ High School diploma or equivalent (General Equivalency Degree (GED) or 4 years of direct experience)

+ Current Food Handlers Card in Washington State

+ Institutional food service experience

+ Ability to read, write and verbally communicate in English

**Preferred** **qualifications for this position include:**

+ Customer service experience

+ Working knowledge of special diets

+ Proficiency in basic math skills

**About the ministry you will serve.**

Providence Emilie Court Assisted Living provides assisted living on the tree-lined streets of the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital. Emilie Court offers private apartments and a rich quality of life to seniors in a vibrant urban environment.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

**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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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:** On Call

**Shift:** Variable

**Job Category:** Diet/Nutrition Aide

**Location:** Washington-Spokane

**Req ID:** 237105
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