Food And Nutrition Assistant

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society West Union , IA 52175

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company. With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society offers an opportunity to weave together imagination with reality and ultimately transform the aging experience in America. Now, partnering with Sanford Health, we are able to provide care through all stages of life. Throughout our organization, you will be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team.

Food and Nutrition Assistant

Location: 2760 - GSS West Union
201 Hall St

West Union, Iowa, 52175-1006

United States

Employment Type: Part-Time

Shift: Various Shifts Available

Job Summary

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service.

Easy Apply Process

Mobile Device Friendly

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists with serving nutritious, appealing meals to residents.

  • Assists with preparing menu items, snacks and supplements following physician's orders, standards and regulations.

  • Clears tables, sanitizes equipment and tables; other cleaning duties as assigned in dining area and in kitchen / work area, including wash, dry, and restock dishes, pots and pans and clean kitchen /dining areas and emptying trash as assigned.

  • Keeps residents' dining areas pleasant and orderly.

  • Maintains residents' self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information.

  • Provides residents with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their care plans. Safeguards residents' property.

  • Observes, measures and documents food intake as assigned.

  • Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents' conditions to appropriate staff. Uses the EMR accurately.

  • Checks equipment before use and notifies supervisors or maintenance staff of problems.

  • Operates dishwashing and kitchen equipment safely. Follows location infection control procedures and OSHA and CDC guidelines that apply to blood borne pathogens while serving food, assisting residents and cleaning.

  • Weekend Differentials rate of pay.

  • Every other weekend, rotating holidays.

Qualifications

Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.

Ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.

Basic ability to communicate and comprehend.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include: health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit: https://www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit: https://www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

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Food And Nutrition Assistant

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society