Kenwood Terrace Care Center - General Description
The primary purpose of this position is to provide assistance in all dietary functions as directed/instructed and in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures.Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
Perform dishwashing/cleaning procedures. Assure that utensils are readily available for next meal.
Ensure that all dietary procedures are followed in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Assist in serving meals as necessary and on a timely basis.
Serve food in accordance with established portion control procedures.
Assist in daily cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures; clean work tables, meat blocks, refrigerators/freezers, sweep and mop floors as directed, carry soiled utensils to wash area and remove food trays from carts, dining rooms, etc., and take to dishwashing area.
Wash and clean utensils as directed, return clean utensils to proper storage areas.
Carry out garbage and keep work areas clean, dry and free of hazardous equipment, supplies, etc.
Set up meal trays, food carts, dining room etc., as instructed.
Communicates with nursing personnel, and other department personnel.
Works beyond normal working hours, on weekends and holidays, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
Is subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
On the job training provided.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Must posses the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm as well as a willingness to handle difficult residents.
Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of the positions can be fully met.
Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times, hostile people within the facility.
Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 4 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 20 feet.