Dietary Aide

Perfect opportunity for high-school students available to work Monday – Friday afternoons and every other weekend with rotating holidays. Approximately 15-18 hours per week. If you have a desire for learning and heart for serving, we’re hiring! Glacial Ridge Health System is seeking responsible and self-motivated dietary aides to perform kitchen preparation and assist cooks in serving attractive and nutritional meals. We hire for attitude and teamwork so we will train the right person.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Kitchen experience desirable, but not required.
  • Able to read, write and make simple calculations.
  • Able to follow written and verbal directions.
  • Able to organize work to meet service time schedules.
  • Able to learn the restrictions of various diets as stated in diet manual.
  • Must meet physical requirements of the job.
  • Must receive annual influenza vaccine.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help the cook with patient tray set-up.
  • Help serve hot food to employees and guests in the café.
  • Help prepare special meals needed for meetings.
  • Prepare portions and serve foods and beverages on the trays.
  • Sanitizes dishes and return dried dishes to the proper areas in kitchen.
  • Perform cleaning duties according to posted cleaning schedule.
  • Cleans and sanitizes all work spaces and equipment.
  • Trash removal to designated areas, sweeping and mopping of floors.
  • Check and stock all supplies throughout hospital.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as requested at any time.
  • Attends scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.

Performance Standards:

  • Perform the work that needs to be completed.
  • To ensure the best quality in all foods served.
  • Consistently maintain high safety and sanitary standards set by the Nutrition Services Department.
  • Ability to work positively in a fast paced environment, ability to multitask and strive for excellence.
  • Regular attendance is necessary for continued performance.


  • Part-Time
  • 4:00-7:00 p.m. weekdays AND
  • Every other weekend and rotating holidays. Weekend and holiday schedules may be 10:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. or 4:00-7:00 p.m.

How to Apply:

  • Apply Online
  • Download, print, and mail completed application or resume to:
    Dana Gorghuber, HR Manager, 10 Fourth Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334

GRHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Glacial Ridge Health System

Glacial Ridge Health System is located in Glenwood, Minnesota to provide Heartfelt Care to the surrounding communities, our patients and our staff. As an independent level IV trauma center and acute stroke-ready hospital, we also provide a wide array of medical services, including clinics, home care, hospice, and physical therapy. We’re doing big things at Glacial Ridge and are hiring new team members and medical professionals who are ready to provide heartfelt care!

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