Dietary Aide
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

Job Description

Midlands Health & Rehab

1007 N. King Street, Columbia, S.C. 29223

P: 803-699-4111

 

 


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. 

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

Req. ID:003484 | 90535 - Midlands Health & Rehabilitation Center

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Per Diem
  • Location: Columbia, SC
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/11/2018

About Us

Fundamental Administrative Services, LLC is proud to serve its client facilities. Each facility strives to create a caring work environment that supports growth and encourages personal success with every opportunity.

Our client facilities have invested in programs that promote quality care by supporting staff. These support programs are designed to enhance the experiences of both patients and employees. Our client facilities understand that caregivers can make a world of difference in the lives of patients and their families. Each facility wants their team to be as skilled and motivated as possible in order to create a positive experience for its employees. Each facility’s leadership provides continuous educational opportunities and training, management tools, and career development programs. Some of these programs are highlighted below:

Your Choice 365:

A culture change in skilled nursing from a task-oriented, hospital-like environment to one that is more centered around an individual’s needs. The culture envisioned is one where each person’s capabilities and individualities are affirmed and developed. A true improvement of quality of life. Learn how you can become part of this exciting culture change in long term care.

Programs to nurture staff’s professional growth in the healthcare setting. The readily available resources for staff to continue their education coupled with a supportive approach to supervision, teamwork and recognition.

Professional Development:

Education programs for every staff member are offered – to sharpen your current skills or be able to gain new skills. Education programs include Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Computer Software Application classes, public speaking and many more. Additionally, tuition reimbursement programs are offered for those staff members who wish to continue their education (certain requirements must be met)

Guardian Angel Program:

The Guardian Angel program is focused on providing excellence in caregiving while simultaneously, providing superior customer service to internal and external customers. The Guardian Angel Program connects a staff member to each patient to provide extra attention and support, focusing on quality of life.

Orientation Program/Quick-Start:

An in-depth orientation program developed for various facility employees including Directors of Nursing, Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Charge Nurses, Staff Nurses, Nurse Aides, Rehabilitation Staff, Dietary Professionals, Directors of Admissions, Staff Development and Infection Control Nurses. The goal of this program is to help new staff adjust to the expectations and routines of their position, and to ensure they are aware of all resources available to them.