Food Service Worker/Kitchen Helper/Dietary Aide (12 hour shifts)

Haven Nursing Center, Columbia, LA

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Position Description

This is a 12-hour shift position with every other weekend off.

Position Summary:

The Dietary Aide assists the Cook in the preparation and service of meals.

Prepares and delivers food, washes dishes and cleans and sanitizes kitchen according to health standards.

The Dietary Aide must be detail-oriented, well-groomed, act professionally and must be a team player who works well with others.


A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Specialized training in foodservice is desirable.

May be required to successfully complete an approved sanitation and safety course.

Ability to read, speak and understand English, follow directions and complete tasks.

Ability to follow time schedules for meal preparation and serving.

Maintains a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance.

Dependable, with experience working in facilities utilizing quantity food production methods.

General knowledge and understanding of nutrition.

Ability to read and accurately apply requirements of resident food preferences.

Ability to maintain records and complete reports as required.

Written and oral communication skills.

Knowledge of quantity food production and serving techniques, food safety/sanitation requirements and procedures.

Ability to interact positively with residents, staff and other personnel and the public.

Additional Requirements:

Must be able to lift/carry a maximum of 30 pounds, push/pull a maximum of 50 pounds, stand, sit, bend and walk for extended periods of time.

Must be able to work around food and cleaning products.

Must live in service area.

Type: Full-time