UnityPoint Health

  • Nutrition Aide II - Dietary Aide - Muscatine - Full-time

    Requisition ID
    Food Services and Nutrition
    1518 Mulberry Ave
    6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity
    Salary Minimum
    USD $10.61/Hr.
    Nutritional Services
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    6:00 am - 7:00 pm (36 hrs/week)
    Work Remotely within the US
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    UnityPoint Health - Muscatine
    Nutrition Aide II (Dietary Aide) 
    FTE: 0.9 (36 hours/week) FT Benefits
    Shift: 6:00am - 7:00pm


    At UnityPoint Health®, our Nutrition and Food Service Team Members play a key role in the patient and family experience. In alignment with our culture, their positive, day to day interactions with patients, families and guests help impact the lives of the people we serve.

    Delivering a clean, safe and tasty product with a concierge service, our team members provide our patients with the nutrition they need to get back on their feet.



    • On-the-Job Training
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Growth Opportunities
    • Key Role in the Patient & Family Experience
    • Variety of Shift Opportunities
    • Wellness Program
    • Visible Executive Team

    Our team members are the

    compassionate core of who

    we are and how we serve.

    Join our team today!


    Performs a variety of service functions including preparing cafeteria for meal service, serving food items to cafeteria customers, cash register operation, cleaning of cafeteria, patient tray line duties, dish room duties and related sanitation tasks.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Lifting no more than 40 pounds, standing, bending, pushing and pulling of carts.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.



    • Greets cafeteria customers in a pleasant and respectful manner.
    • Prepares/sets up cafeteria for meal service.
    • Reviews production sheets prior to meal service.
    • Inspects food before and during service for proper temperatures and appearance.
    • Serves customers in the cafeteria line.
    • Portions foods utilizing proper portion control techniques.
    • Communicates frequently with cooks to assure adequate amounts of food during service periods.
    • Replenishes cafeteria with serviceware and supplies during meal period.
    • Operates cash register according to standard procedure. Receives cash and makes appropriate change, or processes employee charges.
    • Responsibly handles all monetary transactions. Locks cash register when leaving immediate area.
    • Reconciles cash drawer accurately; fills out reconciliation slip precisely.
    • Dismantles and cleans cafeteria serving area at end of meal service period.
    • Keeps cafeteria supplies stocked.
    • Keeps cafeteria, including tables and chairs, clean, neat and orderly.
    • Updates menu signage as appropriate.
    • Assembles food items, beverages, condiments, and/or silverware on patient trays.
    • Maintains tray line in a clean, neat, and orderly manner.
    • May deliver tray carts to the patient floors.
    • May assist with Meals on Wheels or Congregate meals portioning.
    • Assembles and disassembles dish machine according to procedure.
    • Scrapes trays; loads and unloads dish machine.
    • Collects and cleans/sanitizes pots and pans.
    • Delivers clean serviceware, utensils, and pots and pans to appropriate areas.
    • Takes and records dish machine temperatures.
    • Maintains dish machine and dishroom in a clean and orderly fashion.
    • Collects and disposes of trash and garbage.
    • Sweeps and mops kitchen.
    • Delivers AM coffee to designated areas.
    • Performs routine and special cleaning duties as assigned.
    • Responsible for reporting non-compliance issues to the Compliance Officer.



    • Demonstrates effective interpersonal/customer relations skills.
    • Maintains good working relationships both within the department and with other departments.
    • Demonstrates ability to be flexible, organized, and function under stressful situations.
    • Adheres to dress code. Appearance is neat and clean.
    • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
    • Uses computerized punch time system effectively.
    • Wears identification while on duty.
    • Completes work within designated time.
    • Attends inservices as scheduled; completes annual education requirements.
    • Complies with Safety Guidelines and Universal Precautions.
    • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality at all times.


    SKILLS: Able to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Effective communications; customer relations skills. Planning and organizational skills. Will use basic level of mathematics. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read English and communicate effectively.

    EDUCATION BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: Must have high school diploma or its equivalent. Some prior food service experience is helpful.


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