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Title

Dietary / Food Service Aide 

Location Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Description

Unidine is a culinary services management company driven by a culture of “Fresh Thinking,” and we take a fresh approach to customized culinary experiences. We create authentic food from scratch using fresh responsibly sourced, seasonal ingredients and culinary creativity. We are guided by environmentally responsive practices; avoid additives, chemicals and preservatives. Experience the difference with Unidine!


Here at Unidine at Pine Rest, every member of the team is driven to deliver the highest level of customer and client service and shares a belief that our approach to fresh food is fundamentally linked to health and wellness, human interaction and social responsibility. From this common foundation, we deliver the best food and dining management services in the industry and exceed our customers' and clients' expectations every day.

The Dining Services Aide position routinely requires food and meal delivery and interaction with co-workers in food production and service delivery schedules under specific time frameworks and established sanitation and safety standards. The Dining Services Aide assembles meals and serves food under the direction of the General Manager, Dining Services Director or cook/supervisor. The Aide may also perform cleaning, dish/pot washing, and basic food preparation tasks as directed. This position on occasion requires variations to schedule and schedule length to meet client requirements or to cover employee absences.

 

Essential Functions and key tasks:

  • Prepares snacks and nourishments according to facility policy, resident food preferences, and client orders.
  • Assembles plates with correct food items utilizing the resident diets sheets.
  • Maintains relationship with residents and team members and quality satisfaction of food.
  • Performs all assigned side work to include setting/resetting of dining room(s), replenishing condiments and stocking hydration and coffee stations.
  • Consistently practices key sanitation procedures and policies, especially hand washing, proper food labeling and storage, and maintaining and documenting appropriate temperature of foods.
  • Maintains a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance.
  • Maintains a friendly and cooperative manner with residents, guests, client personnel, team members, and supervisors. Responds to Resident’s requests in a prompt, efficient and friendly manner
  • Dependable and able to meet schedule requirements (attendance and punctuality). This is an hourly paid position and may require working on weekends.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Dining Services Director or other designated leader.
 
Position Requirements

Education and Experience: High School or GED equivalent is required. 1-2 years of experience working in a long-term care or assisted living environment is strongly preferred.  Previous food service experience is preferred.

 
About the Organization Pine Rest is a nonprofit, free standing, behavioral health system founded in 1910 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This comprehensive behavioral health center, coupled with the Pine Rest network of 19 outpatient clinics and satellite offices in Michigan and Iowa, provide individualized and group therapy for people of all ages and all levels of need. Pine Rest clinicians offer therapeutic services in behavioral health for people of all ages and all levels of need across the continuum of care within a Christian framework.

Pine Rest has a 200-bed inpatient hospital program with a 36-bed child and adolescent inpatient and a large partial hospital program for adolescents. Additionally, Pine Rest has many inpatient services for adults, including: a 28-bed psychiatric-medical unit in an acute care hospital, four 22-bed adult inpatient units each designed for a different level of acuity, a 22-bed co-occurring substance use disorder adult inpatient unit, a large adult partial hospital program, and a 26-bed older adult inpatient unit.

The Pine Rest Community and Residential Services Division also provides a wide array of services. With over 220 residential beds across a variety of programs, including treatment for substance use disorders, homes for adults with intellectual and developmental disorders, adults with mental illness, and a program for youth aged 11-18 with extensive trauma histories focusing on trauma treatment and life skills programming.

Other campus based services include a forensic psychiatry clinic, a psychological consultation testing center, an attention deficit disorders clinic, an autism spectrum disorders clinic, and a large neuromodulation clinic which provides TMS and ECT services.

The medical staff includes over 70 psychiatrists and other MDs/DOs, more than 120 fully licensed psychologists, more than 250 licensed masters-level social workers, and 30 PAs/NPs.


Pine Rest is an EOE  
Number of Openings 10  
EOE Statement Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with the following:

RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN
Executive Order 11246, as amended, prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.

PAY SECRECY
Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, protects qualified individuals with disabilities
from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. Disability discrimination includes not making reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or employee, barring undue hardship to the employer. Section 503 also requires that Federal contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities at all levels of employment, including the executive level.

PROTECTED VETERANS
The Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212, prohibits
employment discrimination against, and requires affirmative action to recruit, employ, and advance in
employment, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans (i.e., within three years of discharge or release from active duty), active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, or Armed Forces service medal veterans.
 
Department None Specified 

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