Dietary Assistant

Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, MN (30+ days ago)3.6

Is responsible to perform the following according to Good Samaritan mission, location standards and procedures:
• Assists with serving nutritious, appealing meals to residents. Assists with preparing menu items, snacks and supplements following physician’s orders, standards and regulations. • Clears tables, sanitizes equipment and tables; other cleaning duties as assigned in dining area and in kitchen / work area, which may include wash, dry, and restock dishes, pots and pans and clean kitchen /dining areas and emptying trash. • Keeps residents’ dining areas pleasant and orderly. Maintains residents’ self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Provides residents with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their care plans. Safeguards residents’ property. Reports all incidents of Resident abuse immediately. • Observes, measures and documents nutritional care as assigned. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’ conditions to appropriate staff. Uses the EMR accurately. • Checks equipment before use (dishwasher temp, disinfectant levels, pH of 3-compartment sinks, and fridge temps) and notifies supervisors or maintenance staff of problems. Operates dishwashing and kitchen equipment safely. • Follows location infection control procedures and OSHA and CDC guidelines that apply to blood borne pathogens while serving food, assisting residents and cleaning.
Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.

Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status.