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Diet Representative - Kitchen

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Job ID: 45664
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 0.75
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description


Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

Are you looking for fulfilment in your work? Do you have a passion for serving others and healing through food in the healthcare industry? PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center may be the place for you! Come join our amazing, growing team while working a condensed work week schedule that encourages work-life balance.

We are seeking Diet Representatives for a Part-Time 0.75FTE variable position. Compensation starts at $17.61/hr, more depending on experience. 

Essential Functions:

·Distribute appropriate menus for patients to select from. Assist patient with menu selections as needed. Deliver meals to patients at scheduled times.

·Approve patient food requests based on diet order and food availability. Determine needs of between-meal nourishment and orders as needed.


    • Work collaboratively with department caregivers and leadership as well as patients, Clinical Dietitian, and nursing services.
    • Ensure that food and meal items provided by the kitchen meet patient prescribed diet orders, food allergies/intolerances, and/or special dietary instructions or restrictions.
    • Assist patients with menu selections in accordance with relevant dietary restrictions.
    • Process all orders in approved diet software
    • Approve special patient food requests based on diet order and standard work.
    • Provide appropriate menus for patients to select from.
    • May ensure patient pantries are stocked & inventory is charged.
    • May review meal trays for accuracy & correct as needed
    • Train new caregivers as needed
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Top reasons to work with Peace Health:

    • Competitive compensation, great benefit package including excellent health benefits
    • Career advancement opportunities within your first year!
    • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
    • Premium reduction program (may cover the cost of premiums for your entire household)
    • Peace Health welcomes LGBTQ+ and is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

    What You Bring

    • State of Washington Food Handlers Card
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
    • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills
    • Ability to work well with others
    • Strong customer service skills

    See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

    For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws. 

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