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Alden Court Nursing Home Dietary Aide in Fairhaven, Massachusetts

PART-TIME Spanish & Haitian Creole Encouraged to Apply Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Food Service Director or Supervisor, the Dietary Aide performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties, as well as other related tasks. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares food trays for general and therapeutic diets. Prepares and delivers items as requested by patients or departments. Maintains trayline in a clean, neat and organized manner. Prepares special diet foods as necessary. Delivers food carts to patient care units. Returns carts to kitchen at designated times. Load and watches dishwashers. Washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives. Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed. Puts clean dishes and utensils away. Mops floors as scheduled and as necessary. Cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas. Assists in preparing salads, desserts and nourishments. Performs special cleaning duties as assigned by the Nutritional Services Director/ Supervisor Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Treats patients and families with respect and dignity. Observes infection prevention and control practices at all times. Participates in departmental performance improvement activities. Assists in orienting new employees to department. Prepares individual fruit dishes for meals