Lincoln Meadows Care Center Dietary Aide in Lincoln, California

On-Call Dietary Aide Position Available

POSITION:

The Dietary Aide is to assist the Cook in the preparation and service of meals.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Set-up trays with proper dishes, glasses, cups and eating utensils for meals to be served including correct assistive feeding devices as indicated on the tray card Prepare hot and cold foods and beverages for residents meals as assigned by the Cook or Dietary Services Supervisor, following recipes and posted menus, for both regular, modified and therapeutic diets Serve food for meal delivery: Read tray card. Check carefully for allergies, food likes/dislikes, specific instructions Place on tray Correct type and amount of beverages Correct type of food and texture as ordered by the diet with attention to serving modified and therapeutic diets Correct portion control Add correct condiments, i.e., salt, pepper, sugar, butter, etc. Special requested items Recheck items on tray with tray card to insure resident receives correct diet Assist with social dining/meal service if required Prepare nourishments Clean food preparation utensils, dishes, and preparation areas after use Follow posted cleaning schedule utilizing proper procedures Practice infection control policies and procedures of the department and facility Practice safety policies and procedures of the department and facility React appropriately to emergencies and disaster situations Be courteous, considerate and cooperative when communicating with all facility personnel, residents and public Attend in-service education and staff meetings as required QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

High School graduate or equivalent preferred Experience in working in kitchen of communities or institutions that provide meals to large groups of people on a daily basis is preferred