Dining Services Aide - ALF

Prestige Care, Inc Bend, OR

Job Summary:

Dining Services Aide assists with food service, general duties of the dietary department, and minor food preparation.

Essential Functions:

* Responsible for delivering meals to resident rooms, setting-up meal trays in accordance to diet orders and tray cards, ensuring residents are served proper diet and food preferences in a timely manner.

* Keeps the kitchen, dietary equipment, and dining room clean and sanitary at all times, including work areas and floors and according to assignment.

* Operates the dishwasher and properly stores pots, dishes and utensils.

* Ensures proper labeling of foods to be stored.

* Assists in minor preparation of food and is responsible for serving meals, snacks, and beverages using portion control and applicable sanitation practices.

* Follows community fire safety, infection control practices and hazardous chemical practices, and uses cleaners and other hazardous materials in accordance to health department procedures.

* Reports all unsafe conditions or equipment to dietary services supervisor immediately.

* Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, and in a manner that respects dignity, confidentiality standards and promotes residents and staff rights.

* Resets the dining room for the next meal and makes sure supplies are available for the next meal.

* Assists in storing incoming food and supplies as assigned and performs related duties as requested.

* Assist others with lifting, as required.

* Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

* Meet job-related health department or state regulations by holding required state certification.

* High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

* Some experience working with the public preferred.

* Able to read and understand written and verbal instructions, and write at a level necessary to meet job expectations.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED