Dietary Aide

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Sunrise Senior Living Charlottesville, VA

Company
Sunrise Senior Living
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.8F60E780057CAB28
AJE Ref #
576135522
Location
Charlottesville, VA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

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JOB OVERVIEW "It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them we brighten their day. Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!" - Sunrise Team Member At Sunrise, our Dietary Aid is responsible for handling all foods in accordance with sanitary procedures and standards and complies with all federal, state and local regulatory procedures regarding food service. RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS Responsibilities: - Prepares dining and tray service according to menus and follows therapeutic diet orders - Has knowledge of menu items and can provide general description to the guests/residents - Responsible for meals and beverages and serving requested items according to established dietary and skilled nursing guidelines - Responds to the dining needs of the residents while maintaining Sunrise hospitality and service standards - Prepares and delivers snacks and nourishments as directed - Obtains food and supplies for meal service as directed - Maintains accurate records of guests/resident's dietary needs - Follows all local, state and federal policies regarding food handling - Maintains standards of cleanliness, hygiene and health standards Qualifications: - High School diploma/GED accepted and may be required per state regulations - Must be 18 years of age - Previous experience preferred in skilled nursing dining and/or long term care, assisted living or hospital dining - Ability to read and follow instructions to meet the dietary needs of the residents - Ability to handle multiple priorities - Competent in organizational, time management skills - Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test. ABOUT SUNRISE Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. At Sunrise, you will Make a Difference Every Day We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest. Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community We care for residents and each other, and offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best. Ignite Your Potential You have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, and achieve your career goals.