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Dietary Aide

National HealthCare Associates | Rocky Hill, CT

National HealthCare Associates

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Dietary Aide

MAJOR PURPOSE: Provide assistance in all dietary functions as instructed, in accordance with policies and procedures and to ensure that quality food service is provided at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS:


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Ability to read, write and comprehend English.
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Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
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Interest in the dietary needs of the aged and the chronically ill, with the ability to work with the elderly.
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Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties.
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Ability to observe proper safety and sanitary techniques.
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Ability to work hours as scheduled based on the requirements of the position/assignment.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:


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Prepares, portions and serves appropriate and adequate amounts of food items, beverages and desserts for meal service according to menu and prescribed therapeutic diets in a timely, safe and sanitary manner and according to infection control procedures.
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Prepares and delivers nourishments at appropriate times according to procedure in a safe and sanitary manner.
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Sets up trays and/or place settings according to prescribed therapeutic diets using meal tickets according to procedure in a timely, safe and sanitary manner.
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Assists with meal set-up at meal time according to the diet card, considering therapeutic diets, food preferences and consistencies to meet each resident's individual dietary needs.
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Stores all food items and supplies according to procedure including the storage of chemicals.
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Stocks all needed items in appropriate quantities for the proper functioning of the Dietary Department.
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Prepares, washes, sanitizes and properly handles dishes and utensils or pots, pans and cooking utensils according to procedure in a timely, safe and sanitary manner.
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Operates, cleans and sanitizes any equipment or carts utilized according to procedure in a safe and sanitary manner.
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Cleans food service working area as assigned according to posted work and cleaning schedules. Maintains a neat, clean and orderly work environment including trash removal and cleaning of trash receptacles. Keeps dish room clean, orderly and free of standing water.
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Stocks cafeteria with supplies as directed by supervisor.
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Performs related tasks as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


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Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day, proper body mechanics required -- bending, stooping, turning, stretching, lifting and
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reaching above the shoulders are involved.
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Must be able to cope with the mental, emotional and physical stress of the position.
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Must be able to observe, listen and communicate effectively.
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Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
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Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, support agencies, and outside agencies.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Code: 5000093309906
Posted On: 07/18/17
Telecommute: No
Categories: Restaurant - Food Service
Job Status: Part Time
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