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Diet Aide I

Job ID: 97928 Date posted: September 10, 2019

  • Sharp Mesa Vista
  • Nutrition Services
  • Dietitian Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem


This position is a per diem position with variable hours between 5:30am and 6:30pm. Primary responsibilities include: working in the dishroom; ensuring cleanliness of all dishes, pots, pans and general kitchen area; ensuring floors are kept clean; taking out trash; maintiaing safety and sanitation standards; delivering and retrieving food carts and supplies to patient units; assist in several other kitchen duties as needed.
The main function of The Food and Nutrition Services department is to serve meals to patients, visitors, staff, and patients at satellite facilities.  Sharp Mesa Vista is a 152-bed acute psychiatric hospital.  The Food and Nutrition Services Department has approximately 30 employees. We are looking for committed and reliable individuals to join the Nutrition Services Team.
As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 250 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1963, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.
Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. 
Hours:  Per diem - various 8 hour day shifts with weekends as needed.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • One year recent Dishwashing or Food Service employment experience
  • Ability to perform basic math computations
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate with employees, supervisor and the public
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Great customer service skills   
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Experience in Hospital Food Service


Essential physical requirements may be discussed at interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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