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Dietary Aide: Part-time; days

Company: SKLD Muskegon
Location: Muskegon
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:In keeping with our organization's goal of improving the lives of the Residents we serve; the Dietary Aide is responsible for providing superior customer service to Residents and employees. The Dietary Aide will help to assure that the dietary department is maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner by assisting in all dietary functions as directed and in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures. The Dietary Aide will assist in the preparation of food to assure the quality of nutritional services are provided.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Assist in the preparation of meals and beverages. Participate in the food tray line and prepare trays according to diet cards in an efficient manner to meet scheduled meal and snack times. Assist with loading food carts and serving meals to Residents and staff. Bag and store food items as directed. Clean and wrap silverware, inspecting each piece to make sure it is clean before wrapping. Bus and clean tables after mealtime throughout the facility. Scrape, wash, and rack unclean dishes and utensils. Assist in the operation of the dishwashing machine. Sort and stack clean dishes and inspect for cleanliness. Place clean dishes, utensils and cutlery in their proper storage place. Participate in table setup which includes but not limited to tablecloth, silverware, dishware and filling cups with water. Discard waste/trash into proper containers in accordance with established sanitation procedures and guidelines. Assure that work area is clean and free of hazardous conditions such as spills, excess carts, and etc. Assure that equipment, tools and supplies are properly stored at all times. Report all equipment malfunctions and breakdowns to the supervisor and keep the supervisor informed of supply needs. Report all hazardous conditions and equipment along with any accidents/incidents to the Dietary Supervisor. Maintains a high level of confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA guidelines at all times and protects confidential information by only providing information on a "need-to-know"-- - basis. Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with Residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors. Attend and participate in meetings and in-services as directed or scheduled. Attends in-service and education programs and attends continuing education required for maintenance of professional certification or licensure (if applicable). Understands Infection Control and follows the Company's Infection Control guidelines, such as hand washing principles, understanding of isolation and standard precautions, recognizing signs and symptoms of infection, demonstrating and understanding of the process for identifying and handling infectious waste and cross contamination, maintaining personal hygiene, and complying with OSHA standards in the workplace. Promotes and Protects Resident Rights by assisting Residents to make informed decisions, treating Residents with dignity and respect, protecting Residents' personal belongings, reporting suspected abuse or neglect, avoiding the need for physical restraints in accordance with current professional standards, and supporting independent expression, choice and decision-making consistent with applicable laws and regulations. Perform other tasks as required.Supervisory Responsibility:This position has no supervisory responsibilities.Required/Desired Qualifications:Education, Training, and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. ServSafe Certification preferred One year of experience as a Dietary Aide preferredSpecific skills, knowledge, and abilities: Able to read, write, and follow written and oral instructions including some calculations. Basic knowledge of attractive food service, sanitation, and safety.Motor/Sensory/Physical Requirements:The following physical activity is required (percentage are an approximation and subject to variance)ActivityNot RequiredLess than 25%25 to 49%50 to 74%75% or MoreBending at WaistXStooping, Kneeling, Crouching, CrawlingXClimbing/BalancingXLifting/Carrying Less than 10 lbs.X10-25 lbs.X25-50 lbs.XMore than 50 lbs.XPushing/PullingXTwistingXUsing ForceXSittingXWalkingXTalkingXHearingXSeeingXDriving a vehicle/heavy equipmentXReachingXHandlingXRepetitive MotionXOther Special Requirements: Tolerate potential exposure to blood, body tissues, and fluids with occasional exposure to hazardous materials and infectious diseases.Manual dexterity required to operate modern office equipment.Disclaimer StatementThe above information has been designed to describe the general nature and level of work performed as noted. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.IlluminateHC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Keywords: SKLD Muskegon, Grand Rapids , Dietary Aide: Part-time; days, Other , Muskegon, Michigan

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