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Diet Aide

Company: Salamanca Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
Location: Salamanca
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Policy: It is the policy of this facility that each Employee receives and understands his/her responsibilities as outlined in the job description for which the individual is hired. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: This facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This facility will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, disabilities or any other reason prohibited by law. Additionally, it is and shall continue to be the policy of this facility to provide promotion and achievement opportunities in a non-discriminatory fashion. General Statement of Main Function: The primary purpose is to provide our Residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with our established policies and procedures. Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, or related. The Diet aide performs designated work and cleaning routines for the Dietary Department as it relates to meals, nourishments and supplements. Duties and Responsibilities: May include all or part of the following but not limited to: Perform defined work using dietary utensils, supplies and equipment as assigned by the Dietary Supervisor. Meet scheduled meal and snack times. Provide assistance to the cook in the preparation and service of meals. Follow Federal, State and local long term care regulations and Dietary Department policies and procedures. Follow cleaning schedules and perform cleaning duties as scheduled. Set dining rooms for resident service. Serve meals. Stock pantry and cupboards with dishware and food items as per par levels. Attend in-service educational programs. Perform other duties as assigned by Dietary Supervisor. Qualifications & Requirements: Experience in dietary service is preferred. Ability to read and understand recipe directions, diet orders, tallies and work assignments. This position will show a willingness to perform routine, repetitive tasks with frequent interruptions. Physical Demands: Physical and Sensory Requirements may be performed with or without the aid of mechanical devices. Good motor coordination and manual dexterity are required for various work routines such as preparing food items, serving meals, handling soiled dishware, operating dietary equipment and cleaning work area. The Dietary Aide will be able and willing to work flexible hours such as during an emergency situation and must be patient and tolerant toward staff, residents, and family members. This position requires the ability to lift and carry 25 to 30 pounds and stand exposure to temperature and humidity changes as in entering refrigerated storage areas, dish-washing machines and at steam-tables. Work Environment: According to facility protocols. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All pay rates and bonuses are paid and/ or awarded to employees based on the facilities policy and/ or the CBA, depending on the position.

Keywords: Salamanca Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Buffalo , Diet Aide, Other , Salamanca, New York

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