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Trinity Health Diet Aide in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Part time


Night Shift


Come join the Food & Nutrition team at Mercy Medical Center, part of Trinity Health Of New England! We are a member of the nationwide Trinity Health family, bringing compassionate care to our communities.

Position Purpose :

Performs a variety of patient food service duties including working various positions on patient tray line, delivering supplies and nourishment items to floors, working in dish room and other related duties. Maintains all work areas and related storage areas in a safe, sanitary condition.

What you will do:

  • Assumes a variety of tray assembly positions on patient tray line including caller, dairy, toast, hot food, soup, salad/dessert, and beverage position.

  • Works in dish room, stripping trays returned from patients and loading onto and unloading from dish machine.

  • Assembles and delivers food supplies to patient food pantries on floors.

  • Delivers meal trays to patient rooms and retrieves trays after meals.

  • Delivers special nourishment items to floors.

  • Delivers celebration meals to Family Life Center.

  • Maintains all work areas in a safe, sanitary manner by performing several cleaning duties.

  • Assures that all products prepared meet dept. quality standards.

  • Maintains productivity to assure that food service needs are met.

  • Follows safe food handling procedures to always assure food wholesomeness.

Minimum Qualifications :

  • High School diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred. Not required.

  • Ability to read and follow directions. A minimum of six months of experience as a diet aide or related job preferred.

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • Per Diem - Night Shift

  • Our Mission and Core Values

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Award-winning Patient Access Department

Ministry/Facility Information

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran