Dietary Aide/Cook - per diem

Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA
Dietary Aide/Cook

Per Diem

Announcement #18-02-09-42

Jefferson Healthcare ( is looking for an amazing per diem Dietary Aide/Cook. We have a tight-knit team that is committed to providing the very best customer service doing a little bit (a lot) of everything. Our next team member first and foremost has a sense of humor and makes the job fun. They are also driven, an independent self starter, and flexible - sometimes you have to get things done on a moment's notice. We love where we work and we are excited to introduce it to you!

Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula and in close proximity to Seattle, Victoria, BC and Vancouver . We are a DNV accredited, 4 Star rated Critical Access Hospital and provide exceptional care for more than 25,000 residents of East Jefferson County. We have numerous accreditations and awards and are recognized as Achieving Best Care by the Washington State Hospital Association. More importantly, our staff love being with us we recently received a 90% on our employee survey on "I would work here again."

Position Description:

Performs various functions as part of the Dietary Team to prepare and serve nutritious meals in the Hospital cafeteria.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:


* Sets up sandwich bar and prepares sandwiches

* Performs general kitchen cleaning including dish washing

* Operates espresso coffee machine

* Helps with tray line by pouring coffee, serving hot cereal, soup and other foods

* Maintains counter stocks in serving area and all Nourishment Kitchens

* Assists and guides patients with appropriate dietary selections

* Safe checks patient diet trays, expedites patient trays to nursing aide staff

* Provides excellent customer service to patients, visitors and staff

* Uses proper infection control techniques & protective equipment


* Performs full variety of food preparation including julienne, peel, chop, debone poultry, clean and portion fish filets, and portion cuts of meat

* Performs full variety of cooking techniques including saut, pan fry, braise, grill, blanch, steam and roast

* Performs quality control checks on meals leaving the kitchen. Records food temperatures for each meal.

* Performs sanitation checks for quality assurance

* Provides excellent customer service to patients, visitors and staff

* Uses proper infection control techniques & protective equipment

Education and/or Experience:

* Must hold and maintain current Food Handlers Permit

* Must stay current in knowledge of proper handling of food and meet any Hospital-mandated education requirements associated with position

* High school education or GED preferred.

* 1 year previous food service and/or espresso machine experience preferred

* 1 year hospitality experience preferred


Per Diem; variable days and shifts;

If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position and future positions, please visit our website at and select "Careers" located at the middle of the page. This position will remain open until April 25, 2018.

A resume and cover letter are required for full consideration