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Swedish Health Services Nutrition Services Sanitation in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Nutrition Services Sanitation (0.0 FTE, Variable) to work in Nutrition Services at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.

This position is responsible for washing dishes, silverware, utensils, pots, pans and equipment in accordance with health, safety, and sanitary procedures. Retrieve soiled meal trays from patient care units throughout the medical center. On First Hill and Cherry Hill, responsible for janitorial duties such as cleaning floor and emptying garbage. Perform related tasks as required.

In this position you will:

  • Scrapes, washes, rinses and sanitizes service ware, equipment and work area.

  • Handles, mixes, stores and uses chemicals safely and according to department standards.

  • Unloads soiled dishes from carts or conveyor belt.

  • Maintains separate clean and dirty areas. Washes hands when moving from area to area.

  • Takes temperatures of each dishmachine tank and water in the pots & pans sinks. Records temperatures on temperature log throughout the shift.


  • Consistently composts all food waste and compostable products.

  • Maintains correct water temperatures in all sinks.

  • Changes water every two hours.

  • Cleans pots, pans and utensils using basic cleaning techniques.

  • Cleans and sanitizes sinks, walls, counter, carts and garbage disposal daily.

  • Picks up dirty pans and utensils from A la Carte, retail and production soiled pan area regularly throughout the day.

  • Properly delivers to and stores clean pots and pans in designated storage areas throughout kitchen.


  • Assures water temperatures and levels are correct in all tanks of machine throughout shift following established sanitation standards.

  • Cleans machine after each meal period including screens, curtains and sprayer nozzles.

  • Loads and unloads machine using proper techniques so all surfaces are reached by power sprays.

  • Adds soap and rinse additive when indicated.

  • Cleans conveyor belts throughout the day.

  • Stores clean dishes, trays and glassware in established carts and delivers to designated areas.

  • Soaks soiled silverware before washing.

  • Follows proper silverware washing/sorting procedure.

  • Wraps silverware as assigned.

  • Washes and sanitizes all carts used.

  • Places paper tray mats on clean patient meal trays.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school Diploma or GED

  • Current State of Washington Food and Beverage Service Worker’s Permit.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 6 months of related experience and/or training.

About the Ballard Campus.

Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


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-Seattle

Work Locations: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107

Req ID: 296044