8 Hour Day Shift
Average Hours per Week:
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
This position has no management responsibilities.
Education and/or Experience
High School Degree or equivalent preferred.
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.
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