Wellage - Food and Nutrition Aide - Arbor View
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Food and Nutrition Aide - Full Time or Part Time
The Food and Nutrition Aide’s primary responsibility is to provide assistance in all food functions following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. The person in this role is entrusted to follow established policies and procedures as directed by the Dining Services Director in order to assist in food preparation, serve a well-balanced meal and maintain a clean and sanitary dining hall.
Dining Maintenance Duties: 40% time
Ensure that food and supplies for the next meal are readily available
Assist in cleaning and sanitizing work areas, equipment and floors, dishes and utensils
Remove food trays from carts, dining rooms, etc.
Perform dishwashing/cleaning procedures
Carry out garbage and keep work areas clean, dry and free of hazardous equipment
Wear protective clothing and equipment when handling infectious waste and/or blood/body fluids
Assist/direct daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures
Must maintain the care and 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
Dining Duties: 30% time
Assist cook in preparing meals that are palatable and appetizing in accordance with established portion control procedures
Set up and deliver meal trays, food carts, etc., to designated areas
Assist in checking meal plates/trays before distribution
Serve food in dining room as instructed
Distribute and collect menus as necessary
Prepare and deliver snacks as instructed
Serving Responsibilities:20% time
Work closely with other kitchen staff and other dietary aides
Provide good customer service to residents to ensure the best dining experience
Take orders, serve food and drinks, remove dinnerware from table in timely fashion.
Help with food preparation and cleaning duties
Help create and maintain the dining ambiance for residents
Transmits resident’s food orders to the kitchen, identify residents special dietary needs and requests
Adhere to sanitation and safety requirements in the kitchen and dining room
Department Duties: 10% time
Attend and participate in facility mandatory in-service training programs as scheduled
Participate and assist in departmental studies and projects as assigned or that may become necessary
Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information including protected health information
Maintains a liaison with other department directors to adequately plan for food
Experience: None, on the job training provided; experience in the food industry preferred
Reports to Director of Dining Services
COVID Vaccine or qualifying exemption required.
The above reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular
- Min Hiring Rate $14.77
- Max Hiring Rate $21.69