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Swedish Health Services Nutrition Services Assistant - Cafeteria in Edmonds, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Nutrition Services Assistant (Per Diem, Variable Shift) to work in the Cafeteria at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

Nutrition Services Assistant prepares, assembles, portions, displays, serves and/or delivers various accompaniment menu items to produce quality patient, Cafeteria and catering meals. Serves meals to patients in a professional, efficient manner; instructs patients on meal ordering systems; assists patients in placing meal orders; assesses the patients capabilities to utilize the meal ordering system. Maintains work areas and equipment in order to meet sanitation/safety standards as well as par levels for food and supply stock.

In this position you will:

  • Prepares, portions and garnishes items and/or menu accompaniments to provide variety and nutritive value to Cafeteria, patient and/or catering menus.

  • Stocks work station with food and supplies necessary to prepare menu items as requested by customers.

  • Merchandises and serves food in Cafeteria, on patient trayline, or in conference rooms in order to satisfy customer needs and expectations.

  • Cleans, organizes and sanitizes large equipment, food set-up areas and/or work station areas in compliance with sanitation and safety standards.

  • Assembles and/or delivers food items as assigned to patient and staff customers in response to needs.

  • Handles, stores and labels food in compliance with sanitation and safety standards.

  • Delivers correct (diet compliant) menu to patient. Instructs patients on the meal ordering system following an established script. Assesses patient’s ability to utilize the meal ordering system and follows up with appropriate staff member if unable to participate. Assists patients and/or family members in placing meal orders to meet customer needs and expectations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Current Washington State Food Handler's permit

  • Previous institutional food production experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Health care food service experience desirable

About the Edmonds Campus

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds

  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff

  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel

  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

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


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Food Service Attendant

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 273043