Senior Care Center Management LLC Dietary Aide-DAIDE in Texas

Senior Care of Corpus Christi

Shift: Split Shift - Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE*:*DIETARY AIDE

REPORTS TO*:* FOOD SERVICE MANAGER

RESPONSIBILITIES*:*Assisting the cook in the preparation meal services to the residents and guest. Responsible for the delivery of prepared food to all parts of the campus as well as perform custodial duties in accordance with current regulatory standards and the established policies and procedures of the facility.

QUALIFICATIONS*:*

  • Ability to understand, remember and carry out verbal and written instructions in English
  • Must be able to work with little supervision

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*:*

  • Assist cook with food preparation and prepare snacks for residents
  • Properly handle chemicals and cleaning compounds using personal protective equipment and following proper safety guidelines
  • Ensure that all work areas are maintained keeping them clean and safe in accordance with sanitary, safety and infections control procedures
  • Assist with dining services in the dining room as needed
  • Deliver food by pushing, pulling and controlling a 500 pound food cart from the kitchen to all areas of the facility; this job is physically demanding
  • Unload and stock all sizes and weights of food items and supplies on shelves and in the walk-in freezers and refrigerators after deliveries (this requires the ability to safely bend and to lift large, heavy boxes at shoulder height); must be able to withstand extreme temperature variations of the kitchen and walk-in freezers and refrigerators while on duty
  • Deliver bulk food throughout the facility and return empty boxes and/or leftover food back to the kitchen
  • Perform daily scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with sanitation, safety and infection control policies and procedures including sweeping, mopping, scrubbing walls and equipment while wearing personnel protective equipment as instructed by supervisor
  • Remove and properly dispose of dietary trash several times a day in all areas of the campus; clean trash receptacles as scheduled; must be able to tolerate the use of personal protective equipment such as gloves, aprons and eye protection and withstand site and smell of food garbage
  • Safely utilize equipment; report any equipment needing service or repair immediately
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance in accordance with facility absence policies
  • Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations
  • Promotes positive public relations with patients, residents, family members and guests
  • Use appropriate work place behavior; adhere to dress code at all times

OTHER FUNCTIONS*:*

  • Maintain dietary storage areas in a neat and orderly manner according to established standards
  • Assist with cleaning tables and washing dishes
  • Required to attend department and facility in-service training as scheduled
  • Perform other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:*

Able to lift 50 pounds for routine performance of essential functions

WORK SCHEDULE*:*

As assigned, including some weekends, evenings and holidays; non-exempt position

*AA/EEO/M/F/D/V*

JOB TITLE: Dietary Aide-DAIDE

FACILITY: Senior Care of Corpus Christi

FULL-TIME/PART TIME: Full-time