Dietary Aide

at The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing of Normal
Location Normal
Date Posted May 12, 2021
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified

Description

The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing of Normal - DIETARY AIDE
The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing of Normal is a skilled nursing facility located in Normal, Illinois. At The Loft our commitment is to quality resident experience along with strong, evidence-based best practices. We know one of the best ways to achieve this is to have the same commitment to employee satisfaction. At The Loft of Normal, you will be a valued part of The Team!
JOB SUMMARY FOR DIETARY AIDE:
We are currently seeking applicants for the position of Dietary Aide. The Dietary Aide is responsible for aiding all food functions as directed/instructed and in accordance with established food policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR DIETARY AIDE:

Review, prepare & serve meals in accordance with planned menus with standardized recipes & special diet orders. Prepare & serve residents nutritional bedtime snacks as well as substitute foods for residents who refuse foods served. Also ensure food, etc., is prepared in accordance with sanitary regulations.
Ensure that the department is maintained in a clean & safe manner by assuring that necessary equipment & supplies are maintained. Dietary Aide must also ensure the facility's standards on Infection Control Precautions are being followed when performing daily tasks.
Perform dishwashing/cleaning procedures assuring that utensils, etc., are readily available for next meal.
Prepare & deliver snacks, etc., as instructed. Deliver food carts, trays to designated areas. Serve food and drinks in the dining room as instructed. Sweeping & mopping floors in the kitchen/dish room as instructed by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR DIETARY AIDE:

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
Must maintain the care & use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition & enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing food practices.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Some food handling experience required
Basic awareness/knowledge of sanitation practices as it relates to food preparation
Experience in a long-term care facility preferred
Ability to read, speak and understand English
Good verbal and written communication skills
Compassion and tolerance for older adults

We offer competitive wages with shift differentials and holiday pay. We also offer medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for all full-time positions.
If you have a desire to make a difference in people's lives, apply today!