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Food Service Worker (Nutrition Aide) in Emmitsburg, MD at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

Job Snapshot

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

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • The ability to lift/move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time