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Providence Health & Services Food Service Assistant - Multiple Positions Available in Oregon City, Oregon


Providence is calling Food Service Assistants to positions throughout the Portland Metro region. If you are someone that is looking for a rewarding position working with people, then this is the position for you! We are seeking individuals with great customer service skills to serve patients, families, guests, physicians and caregivers in our facility cafés and dining locations. We have open part-time and full-time positions in the Portland service areas. All of our positions in the Portland area come with a free annual Tri-met pass. Submit your application today!

Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tigard, Newberg, Tualatin, Oregon City, Clackamas, Gresham, food service worker, dietary, dietary aide, server, hospitality, barista.

In this position you will:

  • Provide a high level of customer service for patients, family members, volunteers, physicians and staff.

  • Adhere to the Service Excellence Standards of Behavior guidelines at all times.

  • Have comprehensive knowledge of, and be compliant with, specified regulatory requirements, and food safety and sanitation regulations for food service in a health care environment.

  • Follow proper sanitation procedures and practices to assure the cleanliness and sanitation of ware-washing, service-ware, equipment in the work area.

  • Adhere to County/State Health department, hospital, and department standards, policies and procedures at all times.

Retail Dining and Barista Food Service Assistant Role:

  • Provide courteous, friendly customer service to all employees, visitors and physicians.

  • Provide excellent services, in taking phone or verbal order, preparing food and beverage per request and serving each customer.

  • Merchandise and set up food service areas.

  • Stock and clean service, dining and production areas.

  • Operate cash register, bus tables, prepare food, operate dish machine, and provide espresso coffee service.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Oregon Food Handlers Certificate or ServSafe Certification at the time of hire

  • The ability to read, speak and understand English in order to: read and interpret menus and interpret catering requests, takes written orders from customers, operate cash register, interact and communicate with patients and customers; this includes the ability to communicate and understand instructions or directions

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1-2 years of experience in retail dining or patient dining with emphasis on customer service and food handling

  • 1-2 years of computer experience, patient interaction, and food service experience

  • 1-2 years of experience in Healthcare or Dietary kitchen using "therapeutic diets"

  • 1-2 years of cashiering experience

  • 1-2 years of barista experience

  • Experience in healthcare facility or large food service operation

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Food Service Attendant

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Hillsboro, Oregon-Oregon City, Oregon-Beaverton, Oregon-Clackamas, Oregon-Tigard, Oregon-Milwaukie

Req ID: 253163