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Physical Location

River Falls, WI

Posted Date


Schedule Type


Dept. Name

Nutrition Services

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

River Falls Area Hospital (RFAH) is located in western Wisconsin, just 30 minutes east of St. Paul, Minn., and is part of a shared medical campus that provides easy access to hospital services, an Allina Health primary care clinic, specialty clinics, a long-term care facility and a wellness and fitness center. With 270 employees, more than 174 affiliated physicians and 25 staffed beds, RFAH provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, as well as surgical, cardiovascular, cancer treatment and rehabilitation services to approximately 28,000 patients each year. 



Req ID: 65233
  • Assist the Nutrition Manager with duties as directed
  • Assist the Nutrition Manager with responsibilities for quality service as reflected in internal or external patient satisfaction survey results
  • Assist the Nutrition Manager in orientating, ongoing education activities for the staff to ensure competencies are met
  • Follow production records for each meal period.
  • Record production numbers, including leftovers
  • Record all hot food temperatures.
  • Monitor & react to demands for menu items as required for meal service.
  • Communicate with manager / applicable leadership regarding and maintenance needs.
  • Assist the Nutrition Manager in directing the activities of the staff to ensure patient flow and cafeteria needs are met
  • Prepare attractive, quality tasting meals for patients and Cafeteria
  • Serving patient trays and cafeteria customers
  • Preparing modified food items according to the patient’s diet
  • Determine food amounts to make according to census and special functions
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment
  • Meet sanitation and safety requirements for food and equipment
  • Ability to prepare food for all age groups when identified
  • Prepares, displays foods for catered events
  • Clean, organize all work and storage areas, especially coolers
  • Adheres to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe, and sanitary food handling
  • Complete applicable logs and checklists


  • Post high school education degree in related field (technical/vocational school minimum)


  • 3+ years related cooking experience
  • Previous lead or supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Trained in all production positions & passed each competency phase
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to direct, lead, motivate a staff
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Must be able to cross-train into other positions as needed
  • Complete simple mathematical computations
  • Must communicate in a positive manner
  • Ability to exercise good judgment as in preparation of food, sanitation, and safety standards
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with all hospital employees
  • Patient Centered Care attitude

Work Schedule

  • Afternoon/Day Shift weekends as needed.
  • 20 hours per week
  • Benefit eligible position

Location/Community Information

Ranked one of the best small cities in the country by Demographic Daily, River Falls truly is a great place to work and live. The River Falls community has the advantage of maintaining a small town atmosphere while benefiting from all the resources of the Twin Cities just 35 minutes away. River Falls is home to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the Chippewa Valley Technical College. Whether it is taking advantage of the recreational opportunities of the Kinnickinnic River, a nationally recognized class one trout stream, River Falls invites you to Grow with the flow as a resident of our exceptional community. River Falls offers the perfect combination of small-town comfort, wide range of outdoor and cultural activities, diverse and active downtown, and convenient access to all that the nearby Twin Cities have to offer.

River Falls:

  • Located 35 miles East of the Twin Cities
  • Population = 14,343

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Nutrition / Food Services