The Dietary Aide will perform specified duties in order to maintain high standards of quality food preparation, production, service, and portion control, using standardized recipes for all customers:
Must be able to be on feet standing or walking most of the working day and must be able to bend, stoop, squat, and twist numerous times daily.
Must be able to lift 50-60 pounds on occasional basis, sweep and mop floors, and push/pull carts.
Must be able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity requirements.
Must possess mental acuity high enough to adequately perform job requirements
Experience in a kitchen is preferred, but will train the right candidate.
Must have a sincere interest in food service, and enjoy working with geriatric and other healthcare patients.
Must have, or be willing to learn, food preparation and cooking skills.
Must have knowledge of, or be willing to learn, therapeutic and modified diet information to use in preparing and serving patient trays.
Must be able to read and interpret standardized recipes for quantity and quality food production.
Must have knowledge of or be willing to learn, correct sanitation procedures and use these on a daily basis.
Must posses and use excellent customer service and communication skills.
Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
Must be able to read, write and understand English
As a recipient of federal assistance, NHC does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of their services and benefits of any of its programs and activities or in employment.