Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
The Diet Aide assists in the preparation of food trays and delivery of food and nourishments to residents. Assembles prepared food according their needs, delivers trays and nourishments, collects soiled trays, cleans the kitchen; sorts/stores utensils and supplies, dishwashing, prepares salads, sandwiches, desserts, stocks floor refrigerators as assigned and performs other related duties and tasks as may be assigned.
· Responds appropriately to the special needs of each group served specific to age, language, gender, culture, religion/spirituality, economic background, education or literacy, developmental or cognitive disabilities, physical and developmental disabilities.
· Employee aids in the orientation of new employees
· Sets up and check resident trays accurately.
· Prepares nourishments.
· Properly sets up tray line stations as assigned
· Follows diet extensions / portion control
· Prepares / serves meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance
· Follows sanitation policies for handling, storing food in such a manner to minimize any cross contamination
· Properly sets up beverage carts and other special events as assigned
· Satisfactorily works at dish room station; records dishwasher temperatures
· Ensures that work/assignment areas are clean and equipment, tools, supplies, etc. are properly stored before leaving such areas on breaks and at the end of the work day
· Cleans / sanitizes all equipment according to policy
· Able to complete assignments within allotted time and able to adjust to changes and re-assignments.
· Follows all established safety procedures and precautions when handling supplies and equipment
· Follows established policies and procedures for use of personal protective equipment
· Knowledge of MSDS
· Familiar with department and facility Performance Improvement Projects
· High school graduate or equivalent; or high school student
· Basic computer skills
· Able to follow written and verbal directions with basic literacy in English
At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.