Phelps County Regional Medical Center Diet Aide 1 in Rolla, Missouri

The Diet Aide 1 is responsible for washing and sanitizing of patient and cafeteria trays, utensils, dishware, transporting food to patient areas, and minor food production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Wash, rinse, sanitize, and air dry dishes and pots/pans as per job assignment.

  2. Delivers patient meals to areas, timely to ensure patient satisfaction.

  3. Assembles patient trays per menu.

  4. Completes temperature logs and cleaning logs to ensure proper sanitation.

  5. Cleans and ensures neat and organized work areas including equipment within assigned job area.

Standards of Behavior

v Service: I will seek out opportunities to improve customer satisfaction, always maintaining a positive attitude, showing respect to those we serve, and maintaining a safe environment for everyone

v Opportunity: I will address the needs of my customers and respond in a timely manner. It is my responsibility to provide everyone with prompt service, assist customers, listen courteously and maintain their right to privacy.

v Attitude: I will represent PCRMC with a positive attitude, caring demeanor and professional appearance in all encounters including stressful situations. A positive attitude is demonstrated through a friendly approach, active listening and meeting the needs of our customers.

v Respect: I am dedicated to serving our customers. I will treat everyone with courtesy and respect. I will respect and appreciate the value of all individuals through my behavior and communication.

v Safety: I am committed to promoting a safe culture within our organization.


High school education or equivalent preferred; an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Minimum Work Experience

A minimum of up to 3 months experience in food service which can be learned through on-the-job-training or previous experience.


Not Applicable

Mental/Physical Requirements

Mental ability required to follow written and verbal instructions and perform simple math tasks. Long periods of standing and walking. Ability to read and write. Ability to learn and understand policies and procedures. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs at a time during shift.

Working Conditions

May come in contact with patients. Will experience heat and noise from the kitchen, and ware washing areas. Will experience wet floors and exposure to hot steam, water, chemicals, glass breakage and sharp knives.