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SSM Health Dietary Aide - Storeroom Clerk in Jefferson City, Missouri

Role Purpose:

The Dietary Aide is Responsible for a variety of cleaning tasks, which include maintaining clean and sanitary conditions in all Food Service areas. May include dish washing, pot washing, general sanitation, cleaning and use of kitchen equipment. May assist in the service and storage of food.


  • Serve on tray assembly line in assigned position involving duties such as the following: start line, serving the food, and pour the soup and coffee.

  • Clean work area after tray line. Store cups appropriately, fill racks of cups.

  • Strip carts and trays, dishes are sorted and rinsed, flatware is soaked using designated chemical with fresh soak water at each meal.

  • Make sure that pots and pans are cleaned appropriately and run through the dish machine in a timely manner, not allowing any to be left for the next meal.

  • Make sure that the temperature log for the dish machine is filled out daily and that irregularities are reported to the supervisor and Plant Operations.

  • Assist with the cleanup after special functions, wash and store flatware and dishes appropriately. If catering carts are returned to department make sure they are stripped and dishes are cleaned and put away.

  • Clean and sanitize patient tray carts. All racks are to be wiped clean and sanitized. The dishroom is clean and orderly upon completion of dishes each meal.

  • Make sure that dirty late trays are picked up 6:30 am, and after lunch and after supper. All dirty trays should be removed from the floors prior to the closing of department.

*SSM Health will implement a new minimum wage of $11 per hour throughout its four-state system which will take effect in January 2017. This job is one impacted by this increase. Learn more here at http://www.ssmhealth.com/system/news/ssm-health-introduces-new- hourly-minimum-wage/ *

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

About SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – Jefferson City

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City is a 167-bed, full-service community hospital located in Missouri's state capital. The hospital moved to a new, state-of-the-art building in November 2014. The hospital features a Wound Center and Outpatient Treatment Center. Other services offered at the hospital include emergency services, cardiology, orthopedic care, cancer care, outpatient surgical services, maternity care and women's health.

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex