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Aperion Care Dietary Aide in Angola, Indiana

less thanp>less thanstrong>SUMMARY:less than/strong>iThe Dietary Aide is responsible for aiding all food functions as directed/instructed and in accordance with established food policies and procedures.less than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:less than/strong>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Review, prepare and serve meals in accordance with planned menus with standardized recipes and special diet orders. Prepare and serve residents nutritional bedtime snacks as well as substitute foods for residents who refuse foods served. Also ensure food, etc., is prepared in accordance with sanitary regulations.less than/li>less thanli>Ensure that the department is maintained in a clean and safe manner by assuring that necessary equipment and supplies are maintained. Dietary Aide must also ensure the facilityis standards on Infection Control Precautions are being followed when performing daily tasks.less than/li>less thanli>Perform dishwashing/cleaning procedures assuring that utensils, etc., are readily available for next meal.less than/li>less thanli>Prepare and deliver snacks, etc., as instructed. Deliver food carts, trays to designated areas. Serve food and drinks in the dining room as instructed. Sweeping and mopping floors in the kitchen/dish room as instructed by supervisor.less than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less thanstrong>QUALIFICATIONS:less than/strong>iless thanem>To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.less than/em>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.less than/li>less thanli>Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.less than/li>less thanli>Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.less than/li>less thanli>Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing food practices.less than/li>less thanli>Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.less than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less thanstrong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS:less than/strong>iless thanem>The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.less than/em>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.less than/li>less thanli>Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.less than/li>less thanli>Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.less thanstrong>i,less than/strong>less than/li>less thanli>May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.less than/li>less than/ul>