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Providence Health & Services Food Service Worker in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Food Services Worker (Food and Nutrition Services, Variable Shift, 0.5 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

• Consistently demonstrates adherence to the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments and Compliance Integrity Program and any other organization or departmental materials related to compliance with laws, regulatory requirements.

• Consistently demonstrates adherence to Medicare and Medicaid regulations which directly or indirectly relate to the performance and job expectations.

• Employee demonstrates knowledge of PSMMC’s policy on Patients Rights and Responsibilities and respects these rights and responsibilities in carrying-out daily activities.

• Actively participates in departmental and organization performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and joint commission standards.

• Demonstrates leadership by performing his/her work in a manner that meets or exceeds the level of care and service that PSMMC promotes to the communities we serve.

• Participates in hospital and department specific practices to maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff.

• Maintains the security and confidentiality of data and information used in performance of his/her daily duties conforming to hospital policy, laws and regulations as appropriate.

• Follows established policies and procedures to identify and reduce the risks of acquiring or transmitting infection.

• Adheres to safety precautions including hazardous wastes and proper sharps disposal.

• Maintains positive working relationships and fosters a cooperative work environment.

• Communicates effectively with patients, physicians and staff in a professional manner.

• Provides clear, concise, pertinent reports/information.

• Assists in patient food service, portioning and assembling food in accordance with menu and diet requirements and portion control.

• Assures appropriate menu is followed and served in a neat and attractive arrangement.

• Prepares and dishes up cold foods for cafeteria customers according to production standards.

• Washes dishes, pots and pans, recording rinse and wash temperatures at each meal in order to adhere to sanitation regulations.

• Cleans assigned areas routinely based on accepted department procedures (can opener, sinks, blenders, robot coupe, coolers, cooler doors, pots and others.).

• Food is prepared in a sanitary method, in sufficient quantity and is available before meal times.

• Maintains proper food safety, cleaning and sanitary standards in work area.

• Expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.


• Attends 75% of department meetings per year.

• Obtains stock from refrigerators and storerooms as needed, and informs director of low quantities of any food or supplies needed.


• Employee completes all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrates initiative to perform job duties autonomously.

• Attends mandatory and other education offerings per department and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Food Handlers Card in Washington State

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)

  • Previous food service worker experience preferred.

About the hospital you will serve .

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Food Service Attendant

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 241548