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Avamere Health Services, LLC Dietary Aide in Tacoma, Washington

Dietary AideCategoryDietaryShiftDay/EveningHoursFull-TimeUnion PositionNoLocation : CityTacomaStateWAZip98408OverviewNow Hiring Healthcare Heroes!Join our amazing team and #workwithpurposeDietary AideType: Full-TimeShift: DaySchedule: 4 days on, 2 days off rotationLocation: Avamere Heritage Rehab of Tacoma- 7411 Pacific Ave. Tacoma, WA 98408"When I think of all the reasons why I chose to work for Avamere Heritage Rehab, there is only one word that defines the reason why and that is family.Heritage Rehab has given me the foundation on top of my schooling to become a very dedicated and passionate CNA, and a future nurse. I'm very lucky to represent the CNAs at Avamere. "- K. Hermann, CNAEmployee Perks:Free meals for employeesTuition assistanceMentorship opportunitiesCareer developmentEmployee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services and moreGenerous employee referral programPaid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)401K retirement plan with employer matchComprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverageAccess up to 50% of your net earned income before paydayWe are dedicated to keeping our team members and residens safe. Download our flyer that shows our protocols and response to COVID-19 hereDetailsThe primary responsibility of this position is to provide assistance in all food functions for our residents as directed by the Dietary Supervisor.Responsibilities:Set up, deliver and serve food as directed.Serve meals that are palatable, appetizing in appearance and in accordance with established portion control procedures, on a timely basis.Assist Cook in preparing meals and checking diet trays before distribution.Prepare kitchen, food and supplies for the next meal.Return clean utensils to proper storage areas and maintain a clean, dry work environment free of hazardous conditions or equipment.Assist in daily cleaning duties including sweeping, mopping, dishwashing, etc.Qualifications:Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.Must obtain Food Handler's Card within 30 days of employment.Facility InformationNestled in the Pacific Northwest in scenic Tacoma, Washington isAvamereHeritage Rehabilitation of Tacoma, an 89-bed skilled nursing community.Quality care is important atAvamere, evident in their recognition by the American Health CareAssociationand National Center for Assisted Living as part oftheirQuality Initiative Recognition Program.The team compassionately enhanceslivesof not just their residents and patients, but their surrounding area as well. They participate in and raise funds during the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's in support of Alzheimer's awareness and research. They also recognize health observances in their own building by wearingpink forBreast Cancer Awareness Month in October.This tight-knit team also celebrates birthdays and anniversaries, features an employee of the month, and honors great work through an employee recognition program.Their engaging employee culture fosters trust and fun through their team, with residents, and those just stopping by for a visit.Get to know more aboutAvamereHeritage Rehabilitation of Tacomaontheirblogand onFacebook.This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the SEIU 775Avam