Dietary Aide
at Lorien Health Services

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Description


Job Description

If you’ve been searching for an opportunity to get into the food service industry, here’s your chance! Lorien Health Services is seeking a Full Time Dietary Aide for one of our healthcare facilities. We are a recognized leader in health care across Maryland and are known for providing a family-focused atmosphere for both our employees and our residents. If you are passionate about food and making a difference in the lives of others, this is the position for you! No experience is needed, we provide on the job training. We also offer an excellent salary and benefits as well as a positive work environment with a fully committed care giving team. Start an exciting career in food service, apply today!

Job Responsibilities

As a Full Time Dietary Aide you will facilitate food service ensuring that dietary procedures as well as safety and sanitary regulations are followed. You will be responsible for assisting with food preparation and service, cleaning up after a meal service, and helping out with other related tasks. Additional responsibilities:

  • Monitoring food distribution, ensuring that meals are delivered to the correct recipients and that guidelines, such as those for special diets, are followed
  • Preparing food items, such as sandwiches, salads, soups or beverages
  • Monitoring food preparation or serving techniques to ensure that proper procedures are followed
  • Cleaning or sterilizing dishes, kitchen utensils, equipment or facilities
  • Examining trays to ensure that they contain required items
  • Wiping tables or seats with dampened cloths or replace dirty tablecloths
  • Setting tables with clean linens, condiments or other supplies
  • Scraping and stacking dirty dishes and carrying dishes and other tableware to kitchen for cleaning
  • Cleaning up spilled food or drink or broken dishes and removing empty bottles and trash

Job Requirements

Food service experience is not required; we will train you! What is required is a positive attitude, eagerness to learn, professionalism, and great communication skills. If that describes you, we want to hear from you! Additional requirements:

  • 10th grade education or higher
  • Integrity and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to professionally interact with co-workers and residents in all situations
  • Willingness to work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile people within the facility
  • Ability to work overtime including nights and weekends as needed

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About Us

Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation & Assisted Living in Maryland.

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