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Job: Dietary Aide/Cook

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center

Job Description

Job Type: PRN, Hourly

Wage: $16.95-$21.32/hr.

Location: Salida, CO.

Job Description

HRRMC's Dietary department has a PRN position as a Dietary Aide/Cook. This position is eligible for $500 sign on bonus with a one year commitment and is eligible for a 8% pay differential. Apply on line at :www.hrrmc.com


Prepares and assists with cooking all menu items as needed. Prepares and delivers food trays to hospital patients. Acts as a soux chef to the Cook. Able to perform duties of 1st and 2nd Cook. Receives and inspects deliveries for accuracy and quality. Sets up and delivers catering. Maintains clean and organized work area allowing for continual delivery of optimal food service.  


1. Assists cooks and aides with preparing foods on weekly menu.

2. Assists with dishing all patients’ plates for tray line taking food to cafeteria on time placing in serving counters.

3. Washes all pots pans equipment used during the day, if needed.

4. Assists with estimating food preparation according to census cafeteria.

5. Receives food deliveries and restocks all supplies as needed.

6. Follows safety and sanitation rules and takes appropriate safety precautions when performing tasks.

7. Completes monthly cleaning assignments.

8. Assists with ordering of food supplies as needed.

9. Assists patients with menu orders. Communicates with room aide and nursing regarding diet and menu orders.

10. Able to operate Point of Sale (POS) cash register system.

11. Prepares dishes all cold food items for patients.

12. Assembles delivers patient trays for each meal on tray line. Assists patients with tray set up as needed.

13. Serves late trays to patients as needed.

14. Assists patients with menu orders. Communicates with room aides nursing regarding diet/menu orders.

15. Cleans restocks work areas following each meal service as needed.

16. Washes dishes, sanitizes food cart, and cleans dish room after each use.

17. Stocks shelves when supplies are delivered.

18. Prepares and delivers catering orders.



Minimum of three years of cooking experience, preferably in a healthcare setting, or other professional setting.


  • ServSafe Certification required after 90-days of employment.
  • CPR First Aid

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a negative drug screen test*, criminal background check, reference checks, infection prevention procedures (Proof of COVID19 vaccinations, TB test, Flu Shot, immunization records, etc.), physical capacity profile and acknowledgement of policies.

**Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee, time to time; the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Click “Visit” below for more detail on this specific job.

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