Casual Dietary Aide

The Dryden Regional Health Centre is seeking to fill the following casual position with a highly motivated, team-orientated professional in our Patient Food Services department:

Dietary Aide

As a member of our Patient Food Services Department, the Dietary Aide prepares and serves menu items to clients (patients/customers), continually clean and sanitize work areas, service areas and equipment, while assisting the cook as required


  • Patient Tray Service;
  • Set up regular and theraputic diet meals and nourishments for patients based on the physicians' orders
  • Follow portion control guidelines for meal service in order to meet theraputic diet needs, nutritional requirements and budgetary requirements
  • Serve patients their trays and nourishments at the bed side.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate an industrial coffee machine, microwave, food processor, industrial mixer and blender
  • Clean and sanitize food contact surfaces that they used on a daily basis
  • Cleans up all food trays, dishes, catering, departmental and delivery carts, and pots and pans as requested
  • Follow allergy protocol procedures when delivering allergy patient meals
  • Assist the cook in the preparation of food
  • Stock supplies for the cafeteria and kitchen


  • Knowledge and ability to operate a dishwasher
  • Food Handling safety course, preferred
  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Conscientious with attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to organize a daily workload by priorities
  • Ability to adhere to the DRHC's policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Dryden Regional Health Centre's Code of Conduct and Standards of Behavior
  • Demonstrates DRHC Core Values; Accountability, Integrity, Humility, Compassion and Respect
  • Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination status to be presented prior to hire

Shifts: Days & Weekends - 5, 8 and 12 hr. shifts

This is a unionized position. Salary is as per CBA; $23.55/hr. plus 11% in lieu of benefits. Applicants are requested to forward a completed resume and cover letter to:

This posting will remain open until filled; interviews will commence as applications are received. We thank all interested applicants, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Dryden Regional Health Centre recognizes that it is situated on lands of the Metis and Anishnaabe peoples of Migisi Sahgaigan, Wabigoon, and Wabauskang First Nations. We give gratitude and honor to the Ancestors, Elders, and all Anishnaabe and Metis people for sharing their resources and knowledge. As a community Health Centre, we remember that we serve the people of Treaty #3. Our goal is to improve the health of all our citizens.

The Dryden Regional Health Centre is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. As a French Language Designated Service provider, we welcome applications from bilingual candidates.

Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.



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