ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
To perform this job, an individual must accomplish each essential function satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing and in accordance with medically appropriate portion control.
Review menus prior to preparation of food and inspect special diet trays to ensure accurate preparation.
Complete forms and reports to document dietary procedures.
Report disrepair of dietary equipment.
Assist in establishing food service production lines, etc. to ensure that meals are prepared on time.
Assist in and/or direct scheduled cleaning duties.
Participate in and assist with departmental studies and projects as assigned.
Follow established Infection Control and Universal Precaution policies when performing daily tasks.
Wear protective clothing and devices when performing tasks that involve the handling of infectious waste and/or blood or body fluids.
Report complaints and grievances to supervisor.
Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Recognize and respond to dietary emergencies and report observations.
Report accidents and incidents to supervisor immediately in all situations.
Participate in on-going educational programs related to the job.
Maintain confidentiality of all patient information and facility business.
Successful completion of required training
Handle multiple priorities effectively
Required Computer Software/Equipment used:
Various operating systems
Standard office equipment
Microsoft Suite applications
Desktop, laptop and/or iPad
o Minimum of tenth (10th) grade education
o Long term care experience strongly preferred
Does not have supervisory responsibilities
Supervisor frequently determines priorities
Occasionally needs manager's direction
Ability to lift to 40 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling ,use of hands
Work is typically performed in a standard long-term care environment; well-lit; comfortable temperature-controlled
Above-average conversational noise is frequent
Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work
Travel may be required
The physical demands described here 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.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
This Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. This Organization will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person's relationship with the Organization including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment.