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Providence Health & Services Food and Nutrition Services Assistant in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Food and Nutrition Services Assistant (Food and Nutrition Services, Variable Shift, 0.5 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Care Center in Spokane, 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:

  • Assist in security and sanitation responsibilities of the kitchen.

  • Operate and takes care of equipment and work areas according to Washington State Health Department guidelines and facility sanitation and safety standards.

  • Sets up meal trays, checks for quality and accuracy, and delivers to nursing units and/or dining rooms.

  • Prepare and delivers special supplements/snacks to nursing units for residents.

  • Assist in food preparation as outlined on job activity schedule.

  • Answer phone in Food & Nutrition Services Department.

  • Work assigned work schedule which includes weekends and holidays.

  • Adjust daily work assignments to ensure meal carts are delivered on time.

  • Complete cleaning checklist daily.

  • Wash dishes according to sanitation guidelines.


Required qualification for this position include:

  • Food Handler's Permit (or must obtain within 14 days of hire)

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 6 months previous food service experience

About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Care Center in Spokane, Washington is located on the campus of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.

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: Diet/Nutrition Aide

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 308927