Dietary Aide
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 6/9/2017

Job Description

Edgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center

1101 Windbell Dr.

Mesquite, TX 75149

972-288-8800

About the Position:

Do you love working in the kitchen? Do you find joy in preparing and serving fresh meals to others? Would knowing that the hard work you do, day in and day out, truly makes a difference in the lives of others? The Dietary Aide position truly touches lives every single day – our patients and long term residents look forward to their meal times and count on our staff to make it an enjoyable experience – be part of a team that makes a difference every day.

 

Position Summary:   

The Dietary Aide assists in the preparation and/ or service of meals/ food for patients, employees, and special events as instructed by the Dietary Manager. They serve food and snacks according to the planned menu/spreadsheet and the patient’s/resident's food preferences and diet order. The Dietary Aide also assists the Dietary Cook by ensuring the food prepared/and or pre-portioned using proper food handling/ safety techniques and is of proper quantity, completed on time as scheduled, and is in accordance with the menu & residents’ diet order. They may also wash dishes, etc. when necessary or when instructed to do so by the Dietary Manager. In addition to these core responsibilities, the Dietary Aide may perform other duties as assigned by the Dietary Manager when necessary. 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, high school education
  • Experience in food prep and service preferred.
  • Experiences in food prep and service within a skilled nursing or long term care facility strongly preferred
  • Food handler’s permit required
  • Superior customer service skills required
  • Must be able to speak, understand, and write in fluent English

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefit package for our full time employees, including medical/dental insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, PTO, 401 (k), tuition reimbursement, flexible spending accounts, in-facility education programs and so much more.

Salary commensurate with experience.

*Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug-free Smoke-free work environment.

M/F/H/V

www.fundltc.com

Job Snapshot

About Us

Edgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center is a 142-bed skilled nursing facility located in Mesquite, Texas. As the newest facility to arrive in Mesquite, our team is excited to bring new services to our community; especially our Pulmonary Unit! Our staff is recognized for its quality clinical practices, positive patient outcomes, and innovative therapies- all while being friendly and attentive. Our staff trained provides medical and clinical care for individuals with a broad range of needs, from basic assistance with activities of daily living to residents needing complex medical care.