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CommonSpirit Health Food Service Associate Clinical Nutrition Services in DES MOINES, Iowa


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Shift 3:30p-7:30p with 10-15 average hours a week


Requisitions supplies and replenishes inventory. Hot and cold food production for retail services. Maintains sanitary and organized environment. Practices and abides by food codes and applicable regulatory and accrediting agency requirements to provide safe food to our customers. Serves customers in a professional manner with great customer service.


  • Hot and cold food production for retail sales.

  • Sliced fruit, vegetables, desserts, meats for retail production and sales.

  • Sets up for café sales- stock food and paper products.

  • Checks food temperatures frequently throughout shift. Documents temperatures on applicable forms. Notifies Supervisor immediately of any food out of compliance.

  • Monitors temperature of freezers, refrigeration, dishwasher and heating units throughout shift. Documents temperatures on appropriate forms. Notifies Supervisor immediately of any food out of compliance.

  • Maintain refrigeration units in clean orderly condition, compliant with food codes and regulatory agencies.

  • Requisitions, transports and replenishes foods and supplies to replenish the inventory in the café.

  • Inspects items for integrity. Rotates stock, disposes of outdated products or less than optimum quality or correct temperature.

  • Properly wraps, labels, dates food items.

  • Portions and packages cold food items; stocks and cleans refrigerated display cases inside and out.

  • Makes coffee, juice and smoothies; replenishes and cleans beverage-dispensing machines and areas.

  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work area, the café serving and seating area, and equipment.

  • Pushes food carts, racks and dish bins.

  • May cook at the grill, fryer, or sandwich grill.

  • Deep cleans refrigerators, counter tops and cupboards, tile, and entire café serving and seating areas including microwaves, tables, chairs and tray return. Cleans and sanitizes utensils and equipment.

  • Maintains signage daily.

  • Uses standardized and non-standardized recipes and ingredients to prepare, create, and process foods.

  • Assists in other areas as requested.



  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Requisition ID 2020-110557

Employment Type Part Time

Department Food Service

Hours Per Pay Period 0

Facility MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Shift Evening

Standard Hours 3:30p-7:30p

Work Schedule 4 Hour