Dietary Aide

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Cornell Hall Care & Rehabilitation Center


Union, NJ

Job Description

The Dietary Aides are the heart and soul of our dietary team. They provide the direct care to our residents, which mean that their professionalism and customer service skills are key to our success. Dietary Aides also perform the essential food service functions such as maintaining clean and sanitary conditions of food service areas, facilities and equipment.  Our Aides also assist in some aspects of food preparation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights
  • Delivers food carts and trays to resident rooms and serves food in the dining rooms
  • Prepare and deliver snacks as directed
  • Assists in daily or scheduled cleaning duties, in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Handles food and equipment according to sanitation policies and procedures
  • Is aware of safety regulations and responsibilities in operating all equipment
  • Reports any discrepancies in his/her area to department supervisor
  • Reports at assigned time, in uniform, ready for work
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to read, write, and understand directions in English language 
  • Previous food service experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of the methods and techniques of handling and serving food
  • Working knowledge of sanitation practices relating to food handling
  • Ability to follow diet lists, portion food as specified and serve food in an appetizing manner
  • Possess the ability to positively interact with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Provide annual verification of negative TB skin test
  • Reliable transportation

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Cornell Hall Care & Rehabilitation Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Thank you for choosing Cornell, we look forward to speaking with you.