Per Diem Dietary Aide

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities:

Ability to take the patient’s menu order on a hand held device, in a professional and courteous manner. Work in kitchen area to set up trays, deliver trays to assigned Nursing unit and pick up soiled trays after patients have eaten. Return soiled tray to the kitchen area to be washed and sanitized for the next meal.  Assist the patient to open products on trays as needed, under the direction of the Food and Nutrition Supervisors and Managers. Able to work in other areas of the kitchen as assigned including but not limited to preparation of areas for service, sanitation, ware washing, cold food prep, plating of food, or other related tasks.  




1. Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

2. HACCP Certified / State Food Handlers Certification Preferred

3. Must have basic math, grammar, computer and key boarding skills.

4. Must have interpersonal skills, performs service recovery necessary to effectively interact with patients, families, employees and staff.

5. Ability to walk to assigned nursing units several times per day.

6. Previous hospital Food Service menu processing a plus.

7. Detail Oriented                                                  

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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