Dishroom Cleaning Attendant

4 months ago
Job ID
# Positions
Food Services/Housekeeping/EVS
Hours per pay period
Regular Full-Time
Shift Start & End Time
Scheduled days of the week
USD $11.54/Hr.
USD $16.47/Hr.
2 - Evening shift


The Dishroom Cleaning Attendant cleans and sanitizes dishes, cookware, utensils and other kitchen tools utilizing commercial dishwasher.  This position will also perform routine and deep cleaning tasks to maintain kitchen cleanliness in compliance with SCHS standards and Oregon Food Sanitation standards.  This position does not directly supervise any other caregivers.


(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)


Washes dishes, glassware, flatware, kitchen equipment/utensils, pots, and/or pans using commercial dishwashers or by hand


Restocks all clean dishes and equipment once they are sanitized


Retrieves used food trays and carts from patient care areas throughout shift as scheduled


Completes all assigned opening / closing procedures, and check-lists


Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition. Performs routine cleaning of kitchen floors, mats, walls, cooking equipment, carts, ceilings and any other kitchen or food service equipment as assigned. Maintains clean work areas, including work surfaces, floors, walls and equipment in compliance with SCHS standards and Oregon Food Sanitation standards


Uses various chemicals to clean and or sanitize kitchen facility including deep cleaning of equipment, floor mats, dishwashing machine, floors, carts refrigerators, and counters


Clean garbage cans with water or steam


Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas


Sweep and scrub floors


Provides support to other areas of food services as directed by manager, supervisor or coordinator including delivery of food to patients, as needed


Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.


Deliver customer service to both internal and external customers in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate




High school diploma or GED preferred (equivalent education and experience will be considered)



Current county food handler’s card required


Personal Protective Equipment:

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely

Ability to work with various cleaning chemicals and water for extensive periods



Previous experience in a food handling environment preferred




Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS 

Ability to multi-task and work independtly 

Strong team working and collaborative skills

Ability to work in a stressful, fast paced environment while maintaining attention to detail

Basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, electronic email and MS Office applications



Position Specific

Physical Requirements

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing stairs, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 11-25 pounds.

Occasionally (25%): Climbing ladder/step-stool, reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, operation of a motor vehicle, using clear and audible speaking voice and ability to hear normal speech level.

Rarely (10%): Keyboard operation.

Never (0%): Ability to hear whispered speech level.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Occasionally (25%): Heat, cold, wet/slippery area, noise, dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP


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