Dietary Aide - Full Time

Regency Retirement Community Of Birmingham Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

Regency Senior Living is a Non-Mandate Company

General Purpose:

Assist in food preparation and serving; maintain clean and sanitary conditions in the kitchen and dining areas under the supervision of the Dietary Manager or Cook.

Essential Job Functions:

This facility expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents. Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

Food Preparation, Serving and Cleaning

  • Assist in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks.

  • Assist in checking trays for menu and diet preferences and accuracy.

  • Set up trays and deliver meals to residents.

  • Set up serving line with cold foods, condiments, serving containers, dishes, silverware, etc. according to the menus and as instructed.

  • Work on central tray service line, placing appropriate food on general and modified diet trays, as directed.

  • Deliver loaded food carts to corridor and return unloaded carts to dish washing unit.

  • Collect soiled trays and utensils from dining room tables and transport them to dish washing area.

  • Wash dishes, clean equipment, wipe off dining room and worktables, clean utensils, pots and pans; mop floors in dietary, etc., as assigned.

  • Clean and maintain kitchen and food preparation equipment as assigned.

  • Wash, sanitize, and store trays, dishes and utensils.


  • Stock and store food items as assigned.

  • Maintain a level of food and supplies adequate for the next meal and assist in inventorying and storing incoming foods and supplies.

  • Report hazardous conditions, equipment, accidents and incidents, as necessary.

Other duties

  • Attend in-service education programs in order to meet facility educational requirements.

  • Be familiar with Standard Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill and Evacuation Procedures and know how to use the information.

  • Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility records/information.

  • Protect residents from neglect, mistreatment, and abuse.

  • Protect the personal property of the residents of the facility.

  • Others as directed by the supervisor or administrator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in hospital or skilled nursing facility dietary department preferred.

  • Organized and detailed in work performance.

  • Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.

  • Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility.

  • Comply with the Residents' Rights and Facility Policies and Procedures.

  • Perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below.

  • Perform Essential Duties as outlined above.

Working Conditions:

  • Subject to frustrations in meeting work demands due to frequent interruptions.

  • Fast paced, required to make decisions quickly

  • Involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.

  • May work beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.

  • Subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).

  • Subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.

  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals

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