PruittHealth Dietary Aide (Kitchen Aide) in Buford, Georgia

Category : Health Care Center

Location/City : GA - Buford

Id : 21856

At PruittHealth, Committed to Caring isn’t simply a tagline, it’s the way we do business and it’s ingrained in our culture.At PruittHealth, we don’t hire employees – we welcome partners!Title: Dietary Aide (Kitchen Aide)Location: PruittHealth – Lanier in Buford, Ga.Full-time and Part-time Shifts AvailablePOSITION SUMMARY:Assist with food preparation in accordance with our established procedural guidelines, and as may be directed by the Food Service Manager.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Assist cook in preparing desserts or snacks for patientsAssist cook in preparation of meals.Carries trays to patients on halls.Cleans tables in the dining area after each meal.Helps with salads and desserts and other dishesAssist with the pouring of juice, milk, water, and teaServes patients beverages, etc.Takes meals out to patients in dining area.Prepare between-meal nourishments (make sandwiches, etc.)Clean work area at the end of shift and after meals, including sweeping and moppingRemoves garbage from kitchen areas and hoses out garbage containers.Complies with infection control policies in the work area.Scrapes dishes, washes dishes, pots and pans.Records freezer and walk-in refrigerator temperatures in accordance with established procedures.Checks stock as neededPuts up stock in appropriate mannerStores cleaning material appropriately.Sets up tray line and performs tray line service.Follows diet orders and NPO diet orders.Offers menu substitutions and records them in accordance with procedural guidelines.Properly stores leftovers/ opened food.Serves nourishments in accordance with procedural guidelines.Makes coffee/ tea as requested.Follows procedures for serving partner meals.Cleans kitchen equipment such as, carts, tables, counters, ice machine, buckets, blender, mixer, meat slicer, freezer, refrigerator, stove, steamer, garbage disposal, dish machine coffee/ tea maker, steam table etc.Operates the dish machine, garbage disposal, mixer, blender, meat slicer and steamer.Operates coffee and tea maker.Follows standardized recopies.Uses serving equipment (ladle, spoon, scoops, etc.)Checks and records water temperature (dishwasher, pat and pan sink, etc.)Checks dishwasher with sanitizer strips.Checks chemical levels and replaces if neededWorking knowledge of food handling, preparation and storage techniques that comply with state and federal laws and regulations. Ability to apply regulations to work situations of cook and to supervision of staff assistants.Demonstrates knowledge of and respect for the rights, dignity and individuality of each resident in all interactions.Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times in the care and use of resident and facility property.Able to understand and to follow written and verbal directions including menus, substitution lists and labels. Able effectively to communicate with staff members and residents through verbal and/or written means.Knowledge of emergency and disaster procedures of facility. Able to locate nearest exit, to understand and respond to written or oral instruction in case of emergency. Able to arrive and to begin work on time and to report for duty as scheduled on all shifts, weekends and holidays.Sufficient mobility and strength to move freely through the building, to assure resident safety at all times and to assist, transfer or otherwise move residents of facility out of danger in case of emergency Demonstrates respect for co-workers and responds to needs of residents by complying with facility policies on attendance, punctuality and dress code.Working knowledge and ability to comply with facility policies and procedures for workplace safety including infection control procedures, application of universal precautions for blood borne pathogens, use of personal protective equipment and handling of hazardous materials.Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks/responsibilities and complete duties/projects within allotted time. Able to respond to change productively and to handle additional tasks/projects as assigned. Able to carry out the essential functions of this job (with or without reasonable accommodation) without posing specific, current risk of substantial harm to health and safety of self and others.Follows recipes and prepares foods that correspond to menu cycles prepared by Dietitian. Cook or prepares palatable, attractive, nutritionally adequate meals in institutional quantities that are served at proper times.LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma or equivalent. Sufficient education to demonstrate functional literacy.ServSafe certification is a plus.TRAINING, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Food Safety and Customer ServiceFor immediate consideration, please click the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen.Since its inception in 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned innovative organization committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services including: skilled nursing care, assisted & independent living, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy/infusion services and more.

Today, the organization is the 14th largest skilled nursing provider in the United States, spans across the Southeast, touches 170 communities, cares for 24,000 patients daily, and is driven by 16,000 passionate partners.We offer a progressive benefits program that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners:5-Star bonus incentive programs for achieving quality goalsPartner Referral Program – Earn cash for referring licensed and certified candidates who are hired into clinical roles at PruittHealthEmployer paid profit sharingEmployer matching 401(k)Paid Time Off (PTO) accruals beginning the first day of employmentAccess to “Purchasing Power” financial health program after one year of employmentPruittHealth is committed to supporting the growth and development of our partners by offering the following programs:CNA Ladder ProgramAdministrator-in-Training ProgramNurse Aide Certification ProgramsLeadership MirroringCommitted to Caring Recognition ProgramPruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.