To provide assistance in all dietary functions as directed, in accordance with current Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and facility policies.
High school education or equivalent.
One (1) year dietary experience in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or other related medical facility preferred (but not necessary).
Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with residents, family members, visitors, personnel, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm.
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Assure that all Dietary procedures are followed in accordance with established policies.
Work with the supervisor/designee as necessary to implement procedures and recommended changes as required.
Maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment and appearance of work areas in a clean, sanitary, and orderly fashion.
Recommend to the supervisor the equipment and supply needs of the department.
Review menu extensions prior to preparation of foods.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
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