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Dietary Aide Traverse 500 SIGN ON

Traverse City, MI

Posted on October 5, 2017

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Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY
LOCATION: TRAVERSE CITY, MI
FACILITY: TENDERCARE TRAVERSE CITY

We are hiring dietary aides dedicated to provide compassionate service for a position in our kitchen.  Come learn what working in our environment is all about; this can lead to a career in culinary service.

We offer an excellent environment to provide service to the residents and to work with a dedicated team.  Stop by and meet the team, we welcome the opportunity.
Provides assistance in all nutrition services functions as directed/instructed by the Nutrition Services Manager or designee in accordance with the center’s standards and procedures, federal state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.  Assists in providing the resident with nourishing, attractive, well balanced meals and pleasant dining experience.  Follows all center policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1.Assists with preparing and serving meals, snacks and nourishments, in accordance with sanitary regulations, as well as Center standards and procedures.
2.Makes only authorized substitutions to menus, snacks or nourishments.
3.Serves meals that are palatable, appetizing in appearance, garnished and at proper temperature, on a timely basis.
4.Serves food in accordance with established portion control procedures, adhering to extended menus for specific diets.
5.Serves food from steam table and/or transports food delivery carts to the resident areas.
6.Honors resident/patient food likes/dislikes per diet card.
7.Ensures that food and supplies for the next day’s production are readily available.  Completes pre-preparations as required.
8.Assists in maintaining all work/storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times. Moves stock and equipment as necessary to complete daily cleaning duties as assigned.  Signs off cleaning schedule.
9.Maintains records such as production records as directed by Nutrition Services Manager and Culinary Services Manager.
10. Safety:
* Knows and follows center rules.
*  Demonstrates proper use of equipment. Reports equipment needs or repairs to supervisor immediately.
*  Follows center-smoking policies.
*  Reports any incidents or accidents of residents, staff or visitors to the appropriate center personnel.
*  Performs duties, which may include transportation of residents, as assigned in Center Disaster Plan.
*  Uses required safety and personal protective equipment.
*  Reports all hazardous conditions/equipment to Supervisor.
11. Keeps work areas clean, dry land free of hazards.  Sweeps and mops floors as directed.  Transports garbage to designated receptacle.  Performs ware-washing duties as assigned.
12. Maintains temperature logs etc. and reports malfunctioning equipment and improper measures immediately to supervisor.
13. Follows all Nutrition Services standards and procedures.
14. Follows times activity schedule.
15. Complies with laws and regulations applicable to position and acts in accordance with Center’s Corporate Compliance Program.
16. Attends and participates in in-service classes, performance improvement committees, and other meetings as assigned.
17. Treats all residents, visitors, and staff with courtesy.
18. Assist in orientation and training of new employees as assigned.
19. Resident Rights:
*  Knows Residents Rights.  Helps the residents/patients exercise and/or protect their rights.
*  Reports resident/patient complaints to management.
*  Maintains confidentiality of resident/patient information.
20. HIPAA:
*  Follows and adheres to Center’s policies and procedures implementing HIPAA requirements for the privacy and security of protected health information.
*  Uses and/or discloses only minimum amount of Protected Health Information necessary to complete assigned tasks (applies only if position requires access to PHI under Role Based Access Grid).
*  Reports all suspected violation of company’s HIPAA policies or procedures to Facility Privacy Designee

Other Duties:
1.Assists with preparation and portioning food for meal service.
2.Assists in food preparation for special meals, parties, as directed.
3.Participates and assists in departmental studies and projects as directed.
4.Works with the center’s dietitian to implement recommended changes.
5.Performs other duties as assigned by center management.
6.Works overtime, holiday and weekend hours as scheduled.
Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: High school diploma preferred.
Experience: Prior experience working in food service, health care or long-term care environment desirable.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
•Meets all health requirements imposed by law.
•Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents, families, community members, volunteers and other facility staff.
•Able to read, write, speak and understand English.
•Ability to withstand sudden temp… For full info follow application link.

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