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Dietary Aide

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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: 66061
  • Ability to fill open shifts as needed
  • Strong verbal, communication, reading and writing abilities required
  • With training, able to operate food service equipment related to the job
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with all hospital employees
  • Must communicate in a positive manner
  • Must be able to interact with patients
  • Complete simple mathematical computations
  • Positive phone etiquette is a must
  • Ability to read, write and speak English in order to process diet information
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions
  • Must be able to cross-train into other positions as needed.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment as in preparation of food, sanitation and safety standards
  • Good communication & customer service skills
  • Using knowledge & skill to maintain precision and appropriate care for patients of varying abilities
  • Ability to flex with rise of census.
  • Ability to work with cleaning chemicals, slippery and wet conditions
  • Exposure to various temperatures – room, cooler, freezer


  • High School Diploma or equivalent degree required.


  • Ability to make appropriate food substitution for meal preparation if patient did not fill out a menu, but has specific likes and dislikes listed.
  • All care is designed to respect the confidentiality, values and history of the customer.

Work Schedule

  • Casual - hours available as needed

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