Dietary Aide

Allina Health

Allina Health

Cambridge, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

November 13, 2023


41008300 Food Services


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:

L70-3-Cambridge Service and Maintenance

Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Assist with the preparation and delivery of meals to all service areas including patients, cafeteria, catering and others. Uses proper cooking, cooling and reheating techniques to ensure food safety. Washes all dishes, trays, cookware, carts and utensils. May also operate a cash register.

Key Position Details:

  • 6-.8 FTE (48-64 Hours per 2 Week Pay Period)
  • Every Other Weekend Rotation
  • This Position is a Flex FTE based off of Union Contract
  • 1st Week Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
  • 2nd Week Tuesday, Friday
  • All Shifts are AM except Thursdays (1030am-630pm)
  • Benefit Eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Assists in preparation and set-up of assigned food for patients and employees.
    • Follows cycle menus, modified menus and standardized recipes when preparing food.
    • Assembles patient food trays according to dietary needs.
    • Delivers and retrieves patient food trays.
    • Prepares items for meal service in cafeteria.
    • During meal service, correctly restocks product and maintains area.
    • May set up catered meals and snacks as scheduled.
    • May operate cash register.
  • Uses proper cooking, cooling and reheating techniques to ensure food safety.
    • Checks temperatures regularly prior to serving food.
    • Labels, dates, covers and stores food properly.
    • Utilizes sanitizing techniques for food, self and equipment.
    • Disposes of garbage and waste properly.
    • Washes all dishes, trays, cookware, carts and utensils.
  • Assists in putting away grocery orders.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description
  • High school diploma or GED preferred with one year of food service experience
  • Experience in food service and/or sanitation standards required with high school diploma or GED preferred

Physical Demands
Medium Work:
Lifting weight Up to 50 lbs. occasionally, Up to 25 lbs. frequently