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Dietary Aide 

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Summary of Position:

As a Dietary Aide at Santa Teresita Assisted Living, you will work closely with our culinary team to provide high-quality dining experiences for our residents. Your primary responsibility is to assist in meal preparation, ensure residents' dietary preferences and restrictions are met, and maintain a clean and organized dining environment.

Purpose of Your Job Position:

A Dietary Aide in an Assisted Living Facility plays a vital role in enhancing the overall quality of life for residents by ensuring they receive nutritious and appetizing meals. Their dedication to food safety, dietary preferences, and customer service contributes significantly to the well-being and satisfaction of residents and their families.

 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Previous experience in a food service or dietary role is preferred.

Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.

Servesafe certificate Required

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Compassion and patience when dealing with elderly residents.

Physical ability to stand for extended periods and lift moderate weights.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Meal Preparation:

Assist in the preparation of meals following standardized recipes and portion control guidelines.

Handle and prepare food ingredients safely and hygienically.

Ensure that special dietary requirements and individual preferences of residents are met.

Food Service:

Set up dining areas for meal service, including table settings and utensils.

Serve meals to residents in a courteous and respectful manner.

Provide assistance to residents with mobility or special needs during meal times.

Monitor food temperatures to ensure meals are served at the appropriate temperatures.

Cleaning and Sanitation:

Maintain a clean and organized kitchen and dining area.

Wash dishes, utensils, and kitchen equipment following proper sanitation procedures.

Dispose of food waste and trash in a hygienic manner.

Follow infection control and safety protocols.

Communication and Collaboration:

Communicate effectively with residents, their families, and staff members.

Collaborate with the dietary team to ensure efficient meal service and address residents' dietary concerns.

Report any issues or concerns related to residents' well-being to the appropriate staff members.

Compliance:

Adhere to all food safety and sanitation regulations.

Maintain accurate records related to food preparation, inventory, and meal service.

Attend training sessions and workshops to stay updated on dietary guidelines and best practices.

Job Functions:

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position.  However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position, or in keeping with the individual’s skills and qualifications.

Other Requirements:

Perform responsibilities in keeping with training received as assigned at the discretion of the Supervisor or Manager.

Answer phone inquiries from resident care areas.

Adhere to professional dress code that reflects the mission of Santa Teresita with excellent grooming and appearance.

Follow all guidelines in the handbook and policies, as well as, all safety procedures established by Santa Teresita

Attend all in-services, meetings and other training required by this position

Working Conditions

Unless otherwise agreed upon hire, staff members must generally be available to work weekends and holidays.

Subject to extreme temperatures ranging from 0°F – 200°F.

Subject to strong odors/smells.

Exposure to chemicals that can be skin or eye irritants.

Subject to hostile behavior from residents and families

Physical and Sensory Requirements

Must be able to stand in one place for extended period of time.

Must be able to be on feet, either standing or moving about, for extended periods of time.

Must be able to safely lift at least 25 lbs. individually and 50 lbs. In partnered lifting.

Must be able to safely push at least 150 lbs. on industry approved moving apparatus.

Comfortably use repetitive movements of fingers, hands and arms.

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Salary Range $16.22 - $21.09  
Position Dietary Aide  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Assisted Living Cottages  
About the Organization The Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles celebrate 90 years of service to the Los Angeles Archdiocese through apostolic works in health care, education and spiritual retreats.

Please visit our website for more information: www.carmelitesistersocd.com/directory/  

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