Allina Health

Allina Health

River Falls, WI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

December 11, 2023


45008300 Nutrition Services


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Responsible for the preparation of all food served to patients, staff and customers. Uses proper cooking, cooling and reheating techniques to ensure food safety.

Love cooking but hate late nights. Come work for Allina Health - Prepare and provide nutritious meals helping patients heal, keeping staff energized while they care for patients and hospital surroundings and fill guest’s hearts with comfort while they navigate loved ones stay and care. “We are all together better.”

Key Position Details:

  • 32 hours per week
  • Benefit Eligible
  • Opportunity for additional shifts
  • Weekend and holiday rotations required

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Prepares food in a timely, appealing and appetizing manner.
    • Prepares food using standardized recipes and proper cooking methods for patients, staff and special functions.
    • Adequate quantities of food are prepared based on patient need and cafeteria volumes.
    • Understands special diets and consults with dietitian as needed.
  • Uses proper cooking, cooling and reheating techniques to ensure food safety.
    • Checks temperatures regularly prior to serving food.
    • Labels, dates, covers and store food properly.
    • Utilizes sanitizing techniques for food, self and equipment.
  • May assist in restocking work station.
    • May assist in putting away grocery orders.
    • May operate cash register.
    • May assist with menu development.
    • May maintain adequate food stock to meet the menu requirements and patient requests.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Associate's or Vocational degree in the culinary field preferred
  • Food service experience preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License required upon hire - MN and WI residents must obtain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence within 60 days of employment if providing services for Home Care and Hospice
  • Certification for Food Safety and Handling upon hire preferred

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