Fairview Health Services Nutrition Services Aide in Edina, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is looking for a Nutrition Services Aide on the Southdale Campus in Edina, Minnesota. This position is responsible forpreparing food portions, assembles and disassembles patient trays in a safe manner. Serves customers, delivers and retrieves patient traysalong with other duties as assigned in the nutrition areas. This is an entry level position where you will be able to acquire experience and knowledge in a fast paced team environment where customer service and food service skills are appreciated. Nutrition Services staff directly influences the patient, guest, and staff experience by preparing and serving the food that sustains everyone through their healing or their work. There is great opportunity to engage directly with patients and/or staff, and an opportunity to work together on a team of engaged employees. There are day, evening and night shifts available where there are casual positions with no guaranteed hours all the way up to full time hours.

About This Position:

  • The position reports tomultiple supervisors and five department managers. (May also report to other department supervisors, as well as operations manager and general manager)

  • Approximately 75 employees in the Department

  • Benefits included for positions with 48 hours per pay period or above.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Prepares and portions food appropriately for designated area.

  • Prepares and portions correct amount of food as determined by tally.

  • Plates and serves food.

  • Handles and stores food in a safe manner following HACCP standard operating procedures.

  • Sanitizes equipment and work area per assigned schedules and designated procedures.

  • Wash and sanitize dishes and utensils.

  • Serves customers in cafeterias, doctor’s dining rooms and other non-patient locations.

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.


Preferred Education:

  • High School diploma / G.E.D

Desired Skills (optional):

Some examples include:

  • Excellent customer service and communication

  • Proficient in the English language

  • Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to problem solve effectively

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-22987

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Support Services-Non Clinical (Nutrition/Housekeeping)

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift evening

Hours per 2 weeks 50

Department Nutrition Services