Catholic Health Initiatives Dietary Aide in TACOMA, Washington

Dietary Aide


Job Title: Dietary Aide

Facility: St Joseph Medical Center

Location: Tacoma, WA

Department: Dietary

Job Type: Per diem

Shift: Variable

Important Note: Nicotine (including cigarettes, gum, patches,vapors, etc…) and marijuana is part of our pre-employment drug screen

Job Summary:

Prepares and sets up food, supplies and nourishment for patients in accordance with recognized safety, sanitation and food-handling standards and procedures. Delivers food trays to patients in rooms as required.

Essential Duties:

Serves food in accordance with recognized safety, sanitation, and food-handling standards and procedures.

Assists other department areas to maintain proper levels of stock and services.

Follows department and government safety and sanitation standards.

Maintains a “clean as you go” workspace.


Education/Work Experience Requirements:

Six months recent work experience in a healthcare field and/or large-volume food preparation that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities


  • Current Washington State Department of Health Food Worker Card is required.

  • For Dietary Aide-Lead: Advanced Food Safety Certification (available from NEHA or ServeSafe) must be obtained within 90 days of working in a lead position, and will be verified by department management.

If assigned catering delivery duties:

  • Current Washington State Driver’s License, subject to state vehicle verification to comply with hospital insurance requirements.

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule Variable

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0197797

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.