Marquis Health Services

Dietary Aide

Job Locations US-MA-Needham
ID
2018-2160
# of Openings
5
Category
Food/Hospitality
Location
Briarwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

Overview

BRIARWOOD REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER - NEEDHAM, MA

 

DIETARY AIDES

 

Briarwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is seeking Dietary Aides to join their Dining Services team!  A Dietary Aide is is responsible for providing assistance in all food functions as directed/instructed and in accordance with established food policies and procedures.

 

Chestnut Woods is a Skilled Nursing Facility, providing sub-acute and long-term care to its residents.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Prior work experience with food preparation a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile people within the Center.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.

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Responsibilities

  • Prepare and/or deliver food to the nurses’ station at appropriate times of day.
  • Complete set up of resident meals trays according to specified diets (napkins, place mats, silverware, glassware, and appropriate condiment for breakfast, lunch or dinner.)
  • Placing appropriate hot and cold food items on residents’ trays at mealtime according to menu, diet cards, or designated by the manager or cook.
  • Prepare sandwiches, juices, special and meal items according to diet cards, and place on trays at meal times.
  • Prepare and/or deliver food items for restorative program as designated by the policy posted on the juice refrigerator.
  • Deliver all meal trays to appropriate destinations on the nursing floor at appropriate times, retrieve trays at appropriate times and collect any trays or dishware from floor before end of shift.
  • Breakdown all trays and items on trays by putting through dish machine, putting items away in appropriate places, and restock machine with appropriate chemicals.
  • Follow safety regulations and precautions at all times.
  • Follow established Infection Control Precautions policies and procedures when performing daily tasks.

 

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