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We are hiring Dietary Aides
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At the Reserve at Spring Hill, our approach to senior health care is anchored by a deep commitment to always doing the right thing. We take great pride in going above and beyond for the older adults and families who look to our Spring Hill, TN, community for assisted living, skilled nursing, and senior rehabilitation.
Full time employees are eligible for our full benefits package including medical (with available HSA and/or FSA)/dental/vision/prescription coverage as well as life/STD/LTD/disability, 401k with matching and PTO!
Assists with the provision of safe, healthy, and appetizing food services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Other duties as assigned.
Assists with preparation and provision of food and snacks to resident(s) per diet cards and/or other documented individualized plan for resident(s). Related responsibilities include but may not be limited to: preparing supplies/materials for tray line; assembling, loading and delivering diet trays per diet cards and/or other documented plan tailored to resident(s); providing set -up assistance for resident(s); reporting refusal(s) of food to supervisor and nursing; serving food substitutes; and retrieving and reloading trays on cart at end of meal service.
Observes proper safety practices. This includes but is not limited to: operating institutional food preparation equipment according to equipment instructions; using personal protective equipment as necessary; safely and properly handling, unloading, stocking and storing food; safely using and storing chemicals; and follows infection control procedures. Timely corrects and/or reports equipment problems, safety and f ire hazards, environmental services and maintenance issues .
Maintains clean, safe and hygienic food service workspace. This includes but is not limited to: regularly cleaning of, equipment trays, dishes, trash, and other items; and regularly inspecting for and reporting evidence of pests; timely and properly reports injuries and/or incidents, equipment and/or maintenance problems; complying with OSHA mandates and workplace safety practices, including but not limited to: hazard communication, blood borne pathogens, infection control practices, fire safety and proper lifting techniques. In an emergency, carries out assigned duties to assure employee and resident safety.
As directed, assists with quality assessment and assurance functions.
Maintains proper documentation. This may include but is not limited to: documentation of nutritional screening, food preferences, food acceptance, addition of food/fluid-related interventions to plans of care, documenting other matters related to food services.
As directed, assists with survey processes.
Maintains and applies current skills and knowledge through continuing education and in-service programs.
Carries out responsibilities in compliance with federal, state, local laws, regulations, and with facility philosophy, policies and procedures.
As directed, assists with the development and update of food service policies and procedures to reflect the philosophy of the facility, professional standards, and legal requirements.
This position requires standing, sitting, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting.