Company: Eden Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
Posted on: August 5, 2022
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. 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: Eden Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Buffalo , Diet Aide, Other , Eden, New York
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