Dietary Aide
Ruston Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC
 Ruston, LA

Full Time position with competitive wages and excellent benefit package.

DUTIES

JOB KNOWLEDGE AND ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares patient trays according to instructions/orders.
  • Assists in preparation and portioning of meal items according to menu and dietary requirements.
  • Employs proper food handling techniques whether in preparation of food, setting up, or serving trays.
  • Cleans, washes, and sanitizes dishes, flatware, and utensils used to serve patients and others.
  • Assists in maintaining the general cleanliness of the dishwashing area.
  • Cleans work area and equipment as assigned.
  • Puts up stock in food storage areas and refrigerators as assigned.
  • Delivers food, nourishments, and supplies to Nursing Units and other areas as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possesses a High School Diploma or sufficient knowledge and education to perform job functions.
  • Experience in Dietary Department, large volume food preparation, and service preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with other staff members, referral sources, residents, their families, and physicians.
  • Has no findings of resident abuse, mistreatment, neglect, or misappropriation of resident property listed on the registry.
  • Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, and possess sufficient communication skills to perform the tasks required.