Dining Services Aide - ALF

Prestige Care, Inc Bend, OR
Questions? Contact Executive Director James McNama at Jmcnama@prestigecare.com or drop by our community located at 2660 NE Mary Rose Place in Bend, OR to fill out an application today!

Want to make a significant impact while working for a American Health Care Association award-winning community (Check out the article here: https://www.ohca.com/ahcancal-announces-2017-bronze-national-quality-award-recipients/. Join the award-winning team here at Prestige Senior Living High Desert and work for our family-owned and operated organization!

Nestled in the heart of Bend, Oregon, Prestige Senior Living High Desert offers residents the comfort of home and the camaraderie of community-based living.

Residents experience the independence and convenience that comes with community-based living, a myriad of activities, educational opportunities and life-enrichment programming.

At High Desert, we offer Celebrations, a lifestyle program that embraces a philosophy of healthy, fulfilled living to foster happiness and longevity among our residents. Our program's events, activities and educational opportunities are designed to nurture mind, body and spirit, and give you the choices and freedom to celebrate life.

This is a Part-Time position. We are looking for afternoons and weekends.

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

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