Dietary Aide (PRN)

US-NV-Las Vegas
2 months ago(10/5/2017 2:34 PM)
ID
2017-5855
Las Vegas (Flamingo)
Type
PRN
Shift Type
Days

About Us

Emerus and joint venture partner Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, are excited to introduce community based, patient-centered acute episodic care throughout the greater Las Vegas, Nevada region.  Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care.  We have created a special place where patients can expect the highest level of care when every second counts.  From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals take charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise.  With this partnership we are able to expand services to communities in convenient locations with compassionate, efficiency and excellence while maintaining our high stands for quality, safety and service. 

Position Overview

The Dietary Aide performs a variety of food service functions in maintaining clean and sanitary conditions of food service areas, facilities, and equipment. The Aide also prepares and serves “heat and serve” meals and snacks.

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Reports at assigned time, in uniform, ready for duty
  • Handles food and equipment according to sanitation policies and procedures
  • Sets up trays for meals
  • Delivers and retrieves food to and from patient’s area
  • Processes soiled trays, dishes and utensils through dishwasher
  • Operates equipment in a safe manner
  • Reports any discrepancies in his/her area to department supervisor
  • Controls use of soap and cleaning agents in dishwasher
  • Returns clean items to appropriate places
  • Washes other food preparation equipment as necessary
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation through entire work areas
  • Performs daily or scheduled cleaning duties, in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Cleans and sanitizes equipment
  • Empties trash containers regularly
  • Prepares snacks and beverages between-meal service to patients
  • When needed, prepares nutritional supplements and tube feeding products and delivers to patient’s area
  • Reports malfunctioning equipment to the department supervisor
  • Puts Customer Service First: Ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in an attentive and responsive atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights
  • When standard providers aren’t able to supply food as needed, the Aide will pick up food from stores

Other Job Functions

  • Maintain dietary storage areas in a neat and orderly manner according to established standards
  • Travel to all facility locations as required
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED, required
  • 2 years’ experience in food service is preferred
  • Prior health-care experience preferred
  • Experience using dishwashing equipment is helpful
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

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