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Providence Health & Services Food Service Assistant - Child Center in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Food Service Assistant - Dietary (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Child Center in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Assistant Food Service B - Dietary that will provide attractive, nutritious meals to the children, staff, and guests of Providence Child Center through the performance of food preparation, service and clean-up activities. Performs Daily Charge Job Routine in addition to Dishes and Formula Job Routines. This includes answering department telephones, delivering messages, and generally acting as team public relations person for the day.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Child Center and Food and Nutrition Services department policies and procedures and supports adherence among staff at all times

  • Comprehend and carry out written and oral instructions

  • Utilize good communication skills at all times

  • Attend inservices and department meetings as directed by Child Center policies and/or supervisor

  • Able to work varied schedules and shifts

  • Set up, break down, clean, and sanitize dishes, service carts, and surfaces in Day Care, Nursing Center, Cafeteria, and Kitchen areas, does so according to all federal, state, and local regulations

  • Perform and participate in other related duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, catering and room set-ups

  • Stock supplies inside and outside of department as required

  • Provide accurate and timely meal service to Nursing Center children following individual Nutrition Care Plans

  • Document operations, events, and quality indicators as required

  • Perform rotating Daily Charge duties consisting of answering Team telephones and taking messages both 'live' and from voice mail

  • Deliver messages to appropriate Team member

  • Answer visitor questions or directs them to the appropriate resource person


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • Food Handler's Card

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Food service experience in health care and/or school

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Food Service Attendant

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 324396