Dietary Aide

First Atlantic Health Care Machias , ME 04654

Posted 3 weeks ago

POSITION SUMMARY

As part of a strong team, providing amazing service to our Residents is the primary responsibility of our DIETARY AIDES. Ensuring our Resident's health and safety is maintained through our food and nutrition program. This is an important role and must be completed In accordance with all applicable laws and regulations as well as the facility's established dietary policies and procedures. Reports to the Manager / Director of Food and Nutrition Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Knowledgeable of dietary services practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing dietary services functions in the long-term care and assisted living.

  • Serve meals and snacks in a timely manner, providing a good dining experience for our Residents.

  • Properly set up meal trays, food carts, and dining rooms.

  • Deliver food carts and trays and remove them when the meal is finished.

  • Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Food and Nutrition Services department.

  • Communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team.

  • Make independent decisions when needed.

  • Willingness to work with professional and non-professional staff.

  • Read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Dependable, regular attendance.

  • Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment.

  • Assist in daily cleaning duties. (i.e., sweeping, dishwashing, mopping).

  • Follow company policies, including harassment and complaint procedures.

  • Assist in the evacuation of residents.

SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Education: High School Student, High School Graduate, or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Experience: No prior experience necessary, we are happy to train you!
  • Attendance: Able to work scheduled shifts, committing to being there for your team and Residents.
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