DATE POSTED: September 19, 2023 ***Updated on April 05, 2024***


STATUS: Exempt | WITH Benefits (0.50 FTE)

SALARY: $24 per hour | BU00

LOCATION: These are regional positions located in the Dietary/Nutritional Services department of the HHSC Kaua’i Region. The Kaua’i Region consists of Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH), Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), and Kaua’i Region Clinics of the Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC), a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i. 

The Dietary/Nutritional Services department prepares and serves meals to patients, inclusive of special diets; prepares meals for and operates staff dining room; provides dish washing and cleaning services; maintaining sanitation and infection control in the dietary department; maintaining food storage and control; maintains dietary records; provides staff development and education; maintains diet manual; and submits budgetary requirement for unit.

We are in search of a reliable, customer-focused Transport Meal Deliverers (TMD) (Regional) who will be responsible to assemble, package and deliver meals and food item supplies to homebound customers’ homes in a safe and timely manner. Meal delivery service will include a brief environmental wellness check and distribution of program or nutrition information. The TMDs must practice safety while out on delivery routes and be obey all relevant posted traffic signs and rules. Additionally, the TMDs builds positive meaningful rapport with customers. These positions may be required to work flexible hours, including weekends, holidays and evenings as assigned based on operational needs. These positions report directly to the Regional Director of Nutrition Food Service Operations, position no. 109829, or its designee.


  • 13 paid holidays each year (14 during election years)
  • 21 paid vacation days per year
  • 21 paid sick days per year
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans
  • Retirement and Deferred Compensation plans
  • Potential eligibility for various Student Loan Repayment & Scholarship Programs


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek. All applicants are required to provide evidence of all applicable education, licenses, and certifications. 

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Licensure: Valid, driver’s license with a clean traffic abstract is required.

Experience: Prior experience in customer service or delivery-related roles; Prior experience working with geriatric and/or disabled population preferred.


Knowledge of: Familiarity with local roads and neighborhoods; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong time management and organizational skills.

Ability to: Perform heavy lifting, moving and carrying; work independently and complete all job assignments on a daily basis; walk up to multiple miles within a shift while pulling and/or carrying food items to home delivery customers; stand; walk; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; crawl; lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds.


Applicants must meet the health and physical requirements deemed necessary to effectively and safely perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent may be regularly exposed to normal risks associated with driving, working outdoors, as well as in the kitchen/dining room.


Join our dynamic team at HHSC Kaua’i Region, where we are proud to offer a comprehensive range of healthcare services at our critical access hospitals – KVMH and SMMH. From full-service emergency departments to specialized surgeries, family and internal medicine, intensive care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and a range of ancillary services, and more, we are dedicated to providing quality, accessible, compassionate care to our community. With locations across Kaua’i, including outpatient clinics and urgent care facilities, we strive to make healthcare accessible to all. As part of the Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation, we uphold values of excellence, transparency, accountability, integrity, and teamwork. Join us as we work together to deliver exceptional care and make a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.


To apply for this job email your details to cguirao@hhsc.org