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Providence Health & Services Food Service Worker in Centralia, Washington


Providence is looking for a Food Services Worker (0.6 FTE, 24 hours per week Evening Shift) to work at Providence

Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire


In this position you will:

o Complies with food services sanitation and cleanliness requirements. Standards:

o Follows safe food handling principles of temperature control, cleanliness, and non-contamination of food using accepted HACCP protocol.

o Controls contamination of food by proper hand washing and glove use.

o Sanitizes equipment with proper sanitizing solutions. Equipment includes food carts, salad bar, tables, shelves, microwave, ice machine, sinks, counter tops, dishware, glassware, flatware, and utensils.

o Follows cleaning schedule per shift requirements.

o Labels food with appropriate date and ensures proper rotation of potentially hazardous foods using accepted HACCP protocol.

o Practices good safety habits within the hospital and the Nutrition Services Department. Standards:

o Follows procedure for safe use of equipment to minimize injury and breakage of equipment.

o Informs supervisor of malfunctioning equipment, needed maintenance, and general safety concerns.

o Wipes up spills immediately or notifies housekeeping of potential hazards.

o Demonstrates safe use of hazardous materials within department or in hospital areas.

o Accurately follows therapeutic diet prescription and texture orders. Standards:

o Ensures patient order meets prescribed diet.

o Monitors carbohydrate level for patients with diabetes.

o Accurately records diet orders on patient order tickets, tallies selected approved foods.

o Ensures accurate patient trays, beverages, and delivery of food carts and selected catered meals.

o Prepares and serves cold food items according to the diet order.

o Follows texture orders for food and liquid.

o Accurately prepares and delivers nourishments and supplements.

o Prepares and serves cold food that is appealing and flavorful. Standards:

o Presents cold food plate in appealing manner with appropriate two color garnishes.

o Adjusts flavors to meet diet prescription, taste tests products.

o Minimizes food wastage.

o Accurately receives and carries out telephone orders and other changes. Standards:

o Uses telephone log to record message accurately.

o Initiates and communicates diet order changes.

o Accurately lists patient room and diet changes for each meal. Notes patient preferences.

o Allocates time to assure completed daily work. Standards:

o Accurately sets up tray line food and beverages to ensure on time service of patient meals.

o Prioritizes meal tickets to ensure timely delivery of patient meal.

o Monitors tray line to ensure timeliness of tray preparation.

o Completes daily work in the assigned time.

o Restocks and cleans area during and at the end of the shift. Standards:

o Keeps work area clean and tidy during shift.

o Leaves work area clean for the next shift and locks up area as needed.

o Ensures proper rotation, dating, and par level of food and supplies using accept HACCP protocol.

o Places clean dishware in the assigned locations and ensure clean utensils for food preparation and cafeteria service.

o Participates in the orientation of new employees. Standards:

o Conveys knowledge in a concise, complete manner to new employees in an encouraging manner.

o Updates the department manager and/or supervisor of the progress of the new employees.


Required qualifications this position include:


o Food Handlers Permit, or within 14 days of hire.


Preferred qualifications for this position include:


H.S. Diploma or GED Or equivalent educ/experience

Coursework/Training Training in quantity food preparation.

Education/Experience Equivalencies

4 years of work experience.


o Food Handlers Permit, or within 14 days of hire.


6 months Institutional food service experience.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency,

diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint

Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services


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

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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-Centralia

Req ID: 299666