Diet Aide

A Retirement Community, offering independent living residences, is seeking a part- time Diet Aide.


  Diet Aide

Working in accordance with established policies, procedures, and specific instructions, the diet aide is responsible for courteous and efficient Health Center food service.

Essential Duties:
1. Serves resident meals in the health center in accordance with individual therapeutic diets
2. Ensures accurate record keeping and food tally procedures
3. Sets up tables in the health center dining room and breaks down same after meal
4. Maintains established standards of sanitation in kitchen and health center
5. Transfer hot and cold foods to and from the health center
6. Transports all required non-food items to and from the health center
7. Maintains station equipment and work area in safe and sanitary condition

Other Duties:
1. Maintains good relationships with residents
2. Maintains acceptable standards of personal hygiene and complies with department dress code
3. Attends in-service training and education sessions as assigned
4. Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor or designee

1. Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic.
2. Ability to understand measurements and conversions.
3. Previous experience in nursing home food service preferred.
4. Ability to plan and organize work, set-up trays and plates in accordance with diet orders and interpret specifications and standards.
5. Ability to work in close cooperation with residents, guests, visitors, families, supervisor and peers. Requires empathy for the elderly.


Pay:  $12.75/hr.

Schedule:  PT/ Hours vary

Job ID: #10125 DA

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