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Dietary Aide

Santiam Hospital & Clinics
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Come join our Dietary Department at Santiam Hospital & Clinics! We are a 5-star rated Hospital and voted 2021’s Best of the Mid-Valley for Best Hospital, Best Place to Have a Baby, and Best Local Surgery Center!

We are seeking a Dietary Aide to enhance our healthcare team of innovated leaders.

Santiam Hospital & Clinics is an independent, not-for-profit, 40 bed acute-care community-based hospital with 13 clinics across 8 specialties settled in the foothills of the Cascades serving many recreational sites as well as agricultural communities. We are an ever growing, progressive, up-to-date healthcare facility that is proud to serve our community and care for our friends and neighbors, ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered.

Compensation: Starting at $15.00/hr, DOE

Job Summary: Full-time, 11:00 AM – 7:30 PM, rotating weekends.


  • Prepares food trays for general and therapeutic diets and prepares special diet foods as necessary. Prepares and delivers items as requested by patients.
  • Maintains tray line in a clean, neat and organized manner and puts clean dishes and utensils away. Operates dishwasher and washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives.
  • Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed.
  • Mops floors, cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas as scheduled and as necessary.
  • Receives, stores, issues, and delivers necessary food, supplies, and equipment.
  • Answers the telephone, takes messages, and processes phone orders.


  • Basic knowledge of the use and care of simple kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of the principles and practices of safety, sanitation, and personal hygiene as it relates to food preparation and services.
  • The ability to speak, read, and write English is also required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Work well with a team and have the ability to function in a fast paced environment. Current Oregon Food Handler License or obtain within 30 days of hire


  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance with coverage effective on the 1st of the next month following start date.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts at the Cafeteria, On-site Pharmacy, Gift Shop, and Medical Care.
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) & Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
  • Annual PTO Cash-Out Program
  • Hospital Incentive Program
  • Bilingual Pay Differential Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance

Santiam Hospital & Clinics is a drug-free workplace in accordance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekend availability
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