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CommonSpirit Health Food Service Associate in PENDLETON, Oregon


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

  • Accurately transcribes nutrition information from diet order list, order communications and verbal order into nutrition records, patient menus, and production tallies. Collects and enters patient data into appropriate department spreadsheets. Maintains and updates computerized statistics, performance improvement data, meeting schedules, foodservice and office supply ordering, and other clerical duties as needed.

  • Responsible for providing change to a cashier when a manager is not available. Reports any patient safety concerns to a manager. Be available to cover cashier breaks. Will count money with cashiers before and after their shifts.

  • Visit patients daily to assess food preferences, usual eating habits, need special assistance, etc.

  • Maintain stock of patient refrigerator with cold items including juices, dessert, salads, and sandwiches.

  • Other duties as assigned by management


Required Education: High School diploma or equivalent

Required Licensure and Certifications: Food Handler’s Permit

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have good written and oral comprehension skills. Knowledge of basic mathematics and basic computer skills are required. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the patient’s life span

PREFERRED Qualifications: Prior Similar experience preferred

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Requisition ID 2021-156849

Employment Type Full Time

Department Food Service

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours 6:00-2:30

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI St. Anthony Hospital


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.