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The University of Kansas Health System DIETARY AIDE in OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

Under the direction of the Dietary Supervisor this position is responsible for preparing meals for patients, visitors and employees. The position will also clean and sanitize work stations and equipment as per regulatory rules and procedures and stock items in the food service department.

  • Prepares and cooks to order foods requiring short preparation times.

  • Reads food order or receives verbal instructions.

  • Maintains patient diet orders, affectively communicates with nursing if any issues arise pertaining to a patient’s diet order.

  • Contacts dietician on call when problems arise with patient diet orders.

  • Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production and keep records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.

  • Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment following regulatory rules and procedures.

  • Promotes effective teamwork.

  • Displays professional behavior and positive attitude at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational policies and procedures.

  • Effectively manages hospital resources (time, supplies, equipment, etc.)

  • Other duties assigned by supervisor or lead dietary personnel.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent


  • One year of experience in related field

Requisition ID: 2020-23552

Display Department Title: Dietetics

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com

Street: 8000 W 127TH ST