Dietary AideJuly 10, 2017
Highland Healthcare & Rehabilitation Cetner
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Dining Aide performs a variety of food service functions in maintaining clean and sanitary conditions of food service areas, equipment and dining locations. Provides service of meals and snacks to residents/patients, guests and employees. Assists with some aspects of food preparation. RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Puts customer service first. Ensures that residents/patients and families receive the highest quality of service in an attentive and responsive atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights. Maintains resident/patient confidentiality 2. Maintains clean, organized and sanitary work areas. Performs after-use and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment in accordance with established policies and cleaning procedures; 3. Performs warewashing functions including scraping, washing and storing dishes, pots and utensils; monitors warewashing temperatures and sanitizer solutions and assures appropriate temperatures and levels; 4. Operates equipment in a safe manner, reports malfunctioning equipment to supervisor; 5. Routinely removes and properly disposes trash from work areas; 6. Assists with basic preparation and portioning of foods and beverages as assigned; 7. Supports the meal distribution process including basic meal assembly, plate/tray delivery and plate/tray collection in all dining locations; 8. Sets-up, cleans-up and properly stores food, supplies and dishware needed for meal service in the kitchen and all dining locations; 9. Prepares resident/patient food requests, snacks and nourishments as assigned; 10. Stocks foods and supplies in all storage locations assuring areas are neat, orderly and stock is rotated to maintain freshness; 11. Adheres to Food and Nutrition Services policies and procedures; 12. Concerns his/herself with the safety of all residents/patients in order to minimize the potential for fire and accidents. Also, ensures that the center adheres to the legal, safety, health, fire and sanitation codes by being familiar with his/her role in carrying out the center's fire, safety and disaster plans and by being familiar with current MSDS; 13. Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor. SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. 2. High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 3. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.
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