Dietary Aide

at Island Home
Location Knoxville
Date Posted May 12, 2021
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


Island Home - Our recruitment goal is to hire long-term care team members who focus on quality care and excellent employee relations.
It requires caring, dedicated employees to minister to the needs of this country's ever growing senior population. We empower our staff to fulfill this mission.
Island Home Park Health and Rehab employees embrace the concept of socialization for every resident and acknowledge that the healing process and long-term health stability relies on Whole Person Care.

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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 & 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.