Diet Aide
Department Foodservice-Patients
Location La Crosse
Schedule/Shift Days, PM, Rotate, Weekends
FTE 0.01 FTE
Benefit Eligible No
Temporary Position No
Union Y (SEIU HC WI)
Job Details

Have fun with food preparation and delivery while providing great customer service to our patients, guests and staff!


This position is an on-call, non-benefited role typically working the hours of 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. including rotating weekends and holidays. Some earlier shifts may apply.


Shift Differential: PM's - $0.75, Weekends - $1.50


This position has an 8 and 80 overtime computation.


Performs routine foodservice activities related to food preparation, set-up, delivery and clean up.Participates in cash handling duties. Maintains cleanliness of foodservice facilities. Provides prompts and courteous customer service.

Job Responsibilities
  • Assists with food preparation and set-up. Labels, date and store food items as appropriate.

  • Processes patients meal orders, assembles meal trays for patients.

  • Follows proper portioning and safe food handling.

  • Clean and sanitizes counters and equipment; wash pots, pans, dishes and trays.

  • Assists with delivery of food to assigned areas.

  • Operates and maintains a variety of standard kitchen equipment; reports faulty equipment as necessary.

  • Performs cash and charge transactions.

  • Follows departmental and organization policies and procedures in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

  • Knowledge and practice of good personal hygiene.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Scope of the Job
    Age Specific Population Served Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
    Adult (18 - 64 years)
    Geriatric (65 years & older)
    Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
    OSHA Category Category III - No employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
    Position Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    Required High School Diploma or equivalency 
    or current student status with future proof of graduation or equivalency required

    Work Experience:
    Required No experience required. 
    Desired 6 months foodservice experience
    Required Ability to...
    General - All Positions provide excellent customer service to people both inside and outside the organization
    General - All Positions perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others
    General - All Positions work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
    General - All Positions use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication
    Reasoning/Decision Making be patient
    Reasoning/Decision Making cooperate
    Reasoning/Decision Making self-direct
    Reasoning/Decision Making be professional, honest and have personal integrity
    Reasoning/Decision Making be flexible
    Reasoning/Decision Making have positive attitude
    Desired Ability to...
    License and Certifications
    Desired Servsafe Certification (SERVSAFE) 
    Valid Driver's License (DL) 
    Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position
    Static Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
    Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Squatting Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Kneeling/Half Kneel Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Climbing Stair
    Climbing Ladder
    Reaching - Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Reaching - Above Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force: 25-50
    Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force: 0-25
    Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation
    Balance - Right Leg
    Balance - Left Leg
    Lifting - Floor to Waist Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Lifting - Waist to Overhead Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet) Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Short Carry Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Right Carry Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Left Carry Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force) Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Number of lbs:
    Environmental Conditions
    Subject to inside environmental conditions.
    Required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
    Subject to noise.
    Subject to extreme heat.
    Subject to extreme cold.
    Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.

    Diet Aide

    Equal Opportunity Employer