Sutter Health Dietary Assistant I (Per Diem) in Burlingame, California


Performs a variety of routine duties related to the preparation and serving of food; cleaning and sanitation of kitchen area and cafe; washing of dishes and cooking utensils, cash handling and good customer service. Principal accountabilities include:

  • Prepares for cafeteria\catering services before and after service

  • Prepares a variety of cold food items involving tasks such as selecting, measuring, grinding, slicing, cutting and mixing ingredients

  • Sets up and serves patient trays in accordance with established schedule and procedures

  • Stores and maintains prepared and partially prepared foods in optimum condition and according to department policies

  • Sets up food stations, rotates and keeps them stocked, politely and accurately serves customers, ensuring that all standards of food quality are met (cafeteria, catering)

  • Maintains cafeteria cash register.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Culinary Arts experience preferred

  • ServSafe Certification preferred.

  • Previous experience in food service, preferably in a healthcare environment required.

  • Knowledge of safe food handling and sanitation

  • Ability to perform simple computations, record keeping and cash handling

  • Basic computer skills to include keyboarding, mouse movement and data entry skills, Microsoft Outlook, Kronos, and Micros (cash registers),

  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks in order to complete assignments within the time allotted and maintain standard workflow

  • Ability to work with others in a flexible, cooperative manner

  • Strong communication and active listening skills; including excellent interpersonal skills.

Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Burlingame

Organization: Mills-Peninsula Health Services

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day/Evening

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.