Pioneer Medical Center is seeking full-time and/or part-time Dietary Aides to join our patient care team. We are, essentially, the county hospital for Sweet Grass County, Montana. We are in a beautiful valley along the Yellowstone River, between three mountain ranges, just north of Yellowstone National Park. We serve our neighbors (ranchers, miners, tradespeople and retirees) and the many tourists who come here on their way to Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, or to fish the Yellowstone, hike, bike, hunt or just get away from overcrowded other places. Big Timber is a stable, vibrant and welcoming small town. Our schools are good and welcoming and to new students, with a lot of community & parent support. Our housing prices are very reasonable. Look through our website, the FB groups "Big Timber Community" and "Big Timber Buzz", or call our HR Director at 4O6.93two.46O3 for more information about the area and this role.

Pioneer Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Job Description:

The Dietary Aide II performs a variety of tasks that facilitate the provision of food services and nutrition support to patients, employees and visitors.





  1. Supports and models individual behavior consistent with the mission, vision and values of Pioneer Medical Center.
  2. Demonstrates commitment to customer service by:
    1. Building effective working relationships and treating others with respect.
    2. Interacting with customers (patients/residents, co-workers, visitors) in a warm and friendly way.
    3. Taking immediate action to meet customers’ needs or requests.
  3. Demonstrates and encourages an ethic of open and effective communication and teamwork throughout the organization.
  4. Adheres to Pioneer Medical Center’s Code of Conduct and Standards of Behavior.
  5. Performs routine duties related to preparation and serving of food.
  6. Prepares food in a clean and sanitary manner.
  7. Operates dish machine and assists in washing pots and pans in 3 compartment sink to clean and sanitize dishes.
  8. Records and monitors proper temperature of dish machine and proper concentration of sanitizer solution.
  9. Completes training to become a Certified Feeding Assistant and helps feed residents.
  10. Prepares dining area for meal service and ensures dining area is properly cleaned after meals.
  11. Assembles trays following menu directives for determining food items for each tray.
  12. Assists cook in preparing special orders, plating desserts and salads as needed.
  13. Keeps working environment clean and in sanitary condition.
  14. Performs clerical, stocking, cleaning and inventory duties as assigned.
  15. May assist with checking in and putting away deliveries.
  16. Assists in training new dietary personnel.



  1. Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment.
  2. Ability to recognize how they can help others to meet the department’s efficiency needs.
  3. Ability to read and write.



  1. Lift a maximum of 50 lbs with frequent lifting/carrying up to 15 lbs.
  2. Frequent standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, crouching, reaching, talking and hearing.
  3. Occasional sitting, pushing and pulling.



  1. Ability to read and write.
  2. Good personal hygiene.



  1. Environmental exposure to weather, extreme heat, extreme cold, noise, dust, vapors, fumes and odors.
  2. Required to work every other weekend and some holidays.

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