Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

Dietary Aide Job

Job Number: TMH15308

Job Title: Dietary Aide

Department: Nutrition Services - 1104304

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Must be able to read, write understand and speak English.

Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift moderate to heavy weight and push patient food carts. Repetitious lifting, bending, twisting and reaching.


Prior experience in food service preferred but not required.

Under the direct supervision of the shift supervisor, performs a variety of tasks related to the assembly and distribution of patient meal trays. Performs specific ware-washing duties as assigned for the sanitation/sanitizing of all china, trays, cradles, domes, silverware, carts, etc., used for patient meals. Also, responsible for the sanitation and upkeep of the tray-line area, dish machine and any other related equipment used in the system. Ensure patient meals are assembled and delivered to patient efficiently and accurately.