Dietary Cook/Aide - Full Time - All Shifts
Location: Hospital - Hawkinsville


Position Description
Prepare and serve meals for patients, visitors and employees.

Job Duties:
Checks certified menu for the day and confers with the Dietary Manager / Registered Dietitian as necessary

Proceed in the preparation of hot food menu items for meals

Responsible for keeping work area clean, washing and storing his/her own pots and pans

Makes certain all menu items are well supplied on the steam table throughout the serving time

Serves regular/therapeutic food on main plate

Responsible for documentation of temperature controls for food and refrigerator/freezer

Assists Dietary Aide as needed to ensure all menu items, clean up, etc… is complete

Completes additional responsibilities assigned by manager

Checks certified menu for the day and confers with the Dietary Manager / Registered Dietitian as necessary

Proceeds in the preparation of cold food menu items for meals

Responsible for keeping work area clean, unloading carts, scraping trays and washing dishes

Stores and stacks clean dishes

Checks the certified menu with the Dietary Manager / Registered Dietitian for the following day.

Prepares patient trays with condiments and cold food items (such as: salads, desserts, etc…)

Checks completed tray for accuracy of prescribed diet

Serves employees trays as needed

Fills orders from floor for nourishments

Responsible for documentation of temperature controls and recording diet changes

Assists Dietary Cook as needed to ensure all menu items, clean up, etc……… is complete

Completes additional responsibilities assigned by manager

Skills/Qualifications:
Ability to assume different levels of responsibility, Initiative involved in maintaining kitchen area in clean and orderly condition, Works under general supervision performing required tasks, Ability to maintain good working relationships with other personnel, Should possess age specific skills as needed for communication with the patient population, Previous dietary experience is desirable, Receives on-the-job training under close supervision, Must have knowledge of various tasks performed in the kitchen, Interacts with employees, patients and visitors, as well as sales representatives, surveyors, consultants and inspectors

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