Dietary Assistant

Job Description

 

As a Dietary Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting with food and beverage preparation, tray assembly, tray / food delivery and distribution, and sanitation.  Sanitation duties may include following established standards for washing pots and pans, storing food items, and maintaining general departmental cleanliness.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves on tray line and prepares individual resident trays in accordance with diet orders as reflected on meal cards and provides portion sizes that match menu specifications.
  • Prepares and, as assigned, serves beverages according to resident diet orders, providing thickened liquids and other specialized orders as directed.  
  • Prepares and portions desserts and salads for resident meals.  As necessary, wraps salads / desserts in approved covering to support infection control standard

Requirements

 
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills (in the English language) sufficient to perform the principle duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description.
  • Capable of performing the following minimum physical requirements:
    • heavy lifting such as transferring residents from bed to wheelchair and / or lifting and carrying heavy objects;
    • stooping, bending, kneeling, and reaching such as bathing a resident, wiping spills off floor, making a bed, lifting food trays from a cart, placing materials on shelves, etc.
    • frequent walking and standing; d. pushing and pulling heavy carts such as food carts, medication carts, hand trucks, etc.
    • climbing stairs, stools, ladders.
  • Experience Preferred: Food Service or Healthcare

 

NOTE: 

 Cambridge Healthcare values your past experience and wishes to review your full work history as part of its consideration of your suitability for the position.  Although we welcome a current resume and invite you to submit it as part of the application process, it is not a substitute for a complete application, including work history.   

 

EOE – Drug-free workplace

 

key words

Cook Chill Technician (CCT), Diet Assistant, Diet Clerk, Diet Tech (Diet Technician), Diet Tech (Dietetic Technician), Diet Technician Registered (DTR), Dietary Aid, Dietary Aide, Dietary Manager