Nutrition Aide, Hospital - Waconia
Waconia, MN 
Posted 29 days ago
Job Description

***$1000 Hiring Bonus*** Ridgeview is looking for a motivated and dependable person who plays well with others to join our Nutrition Services department. We currently have a full time opening from 6:30AM-3PM working in our dish room. Shift includes every third weekend and holiday. Opportunities for growth within the nutrition department are available.

Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for assisting in food preparation and serving and maintaining a clean and sanitary condition in the kitchen and dining areas.

Job Functions

  1. Prepares and serves food for patients and cafeteria guests.
  2. Assembles and dissembles patient trays.
  3. Ability to perform cashier duties that include keying appropriate items for total purchase with applicable discounts.
  4. Washes, sanitizes and stores dishes.
  5. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of equipment and work areas.
  6. Practices and adheres to safety guidelines from the State Department of Health.
  7. Provides professional and courteous customer service to internal and external customers.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Work Experience

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Previous cashier/POS experience


  • Accurately count currency and apply credit card payments
  • Ability to meet and maintain the necessary background checks as aligned with position functions
  • Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and work independently and in a team
  • Ability to complete basic mathematical problems
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in the English language and respond accordingly in order to complete job functions as mentioned above

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in food industry
  • Previous experience in healthcare cafeteria
  • Serv/Safe certified
  • Customer service experience
  • Previous cashier

Cognitive and Mental Demands

Time Awareness - Frequent
Writing - Seldom
Initiation of Work - Frequent
Memory - Frequent
Receptiveness to Change - Occasional
Reasoning - Frequent
Required Sequences in Work - Frequent
Problem Solving - Frequent
Attentiveness Duration - Continuous
Social Interactions - Occasional
Mathematical Aptitude - Seldom
Conflict Management - Seldom
Reading - Seldom
Detail Oriented - Frequent

Ridgeview Medical Center will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, union membership, creed, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, or any other category that may be protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
16+ years
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