Dining Services Aide - ALF

Prestige Care, Inc Salem, OR
Questions? Contact Business Office Manager Stacey Richey at srichey@prestigecare.com or drop by our community located at 4795 Skyline Road South in Salem, OR to fill out an application today!

Prestige Senior Living Southern Hills is located in beautiful Salem, Oregon. Our community is conveniently located in a quiet, wooded neighborhood that's just blocks from medical clinics and other local services. At Southern Hills Assisted Living, residents enjoy the comfort of home coupled with the benefits of community-based living.

Southern Hills makes it easy for residents to take advantage of programs and activities that offer camaraderie, variety and support while trying new things or enjoying their favorite hobbies.

At our community, we also offer Celebrations, an innovative 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.

Come join our dining services team!!! We are seeking dependable team members to assist with daily dining services. Hours and days can vary based upon the needs of our community. Your flexibility will be needed to assist in assuring proper dining coverage, including evenings and weekends. Hours are PT so perfect for a college student or someone looking to supplement income. Come join our amazing team and help us make a difference in our residents!!!

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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