Food Service-Dishwasher

Requisition id: 143064

Department: 200510 Food Operations

Facility: Renown Regional Medical Center

Schedule: Part Time – Eligible For Benefits, 4p-8p; 1130a-8p

Shift: Night

Category: Services & Trades

Location: Reno, NV

Position Purpose:

Under the direction of Food and Nutrition Services Leadership, the Dietary Aide performs a variety of patient food services, dining room services, and dish room duties as well as other related tasks.

This position does not provide direct patient care.

Nature and Scope:

The Dietary Aide prepares food items and assembles prepared foods for patient trays, delivers trays to dining room or patients units, works in the dish room and in pot and pan washing area as needed and serves foods in the cafeteria (as applicable). The Dietary Aide is expected to adhere to the facility and departmental policies and procedures and to follow proper sanitation, safety and infection control policies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Ability to interact cooperatively with persons of differing social/economic backgrounds.

2. Meets current objectives and positions the organization for future growth. Completes daily tasks and assignments and processes large volumes of work associated with the operation of the department.

3. Builds positive relationships based on respect for others. Demonstrates a helpful positive attitude. Maintains effective communication with peers, medical staff patients, visitors and families.

4. Meets and exceeds expectations of internal and external customers. All organizational and departmental standards regarding quality of performance are met. Demonstrates a strong commitment to confidentiality. Participates in quality improvement programs as directed.

5. Demonstrates an awareness of and adherence to safety and legal requirements at the facility with an emphasis in maintaining a safe environment for all persons working at the facility.

6. Basic Nutrition Knowledge.

This position does not provide direct patient care.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements – Required and/or Preferred


Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.


Experience in healthcare dietary department preferred.





Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.