Job Code
8 Hour Day Shift
Employment Status
Average Hours per Week
Food Services



Job Description:

Position Summary:
Assists the resident by performing various tasks relating to nutrition, housekeeping and/or activities.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions: 
  • Arranges and prepares dining room area(s) for meals.
  • Assists in preparing and serving meals, documenting meal/snack intake, and maintaining sufficient inventories of food and supplies. 
  • Responds to residents’ requests, needs or concerns in a timely manner.  
  • Comprehends and follows menus and diet cards taking into consideration resident food preferences, allergies and consistencies. 
  • Buses tables, washes, sanitizes and stores dishes.
  • Cleans and sanitizes working, serving and dining areas including appliances.
  • Properly handles the use and storage of chemicals, supplies and cleaning equipment.   
  • Documents food, dishwasher, and refrigerator temperatures, reporting any variations to supervisor.
  • Ensures compliance with food safety standards and regulatory guidelines.
  • May perform various housekeeping tasks.
  • May assist residents during activities.
  • Communicates resident or family concerns to the appropriate department(s).
  • Escorts residents throughout the ministry.
  • May perform other duties as assigned or requested
Management Responsibilities:
This position has no management responsibilities.
Education and/or Experience
  • High School Degree or equivalent preferred. 

Job Requirements:

Behavioral Skills
  • Possess a personal presence characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Via Christi Health.
  • Creates and maintains a partnership between employees, the community, and those we serve that fosters an environment honoring individual preferences, choices and traditions.
  • Exhibits well developed verbal and written communication skills, and is able to professionally receive and follow oral instructions in English.
  • Ability to cope with mental and emotional stress related to the position, function independently, having flexibility, consistency and professionalism.
  • Develops and sustains safe, positive and productive work habits.
  • Demonstrates compliance with all Via Christi policies and procedures.
            Technical Skills
  • N/A
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • N/A