Dining Room Aide

  • Alden Estates of Huntley
  • 12140B Regency Parkway
  • Aug 29, 2018
Allied Health

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Serves residents, guests, and visitors food in the full service “restaurant style” dining room in accordance with current Federal, State, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, facility policies and as directed by the Administrator.

QUALIFICATIONS

High school education or equivalent
Must possess current CPR certificate or become certified within 90 days of employment
Experience to include waitress responsibilities or interest in the same.
Must be knowledgeable of dietary procedures.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions that are in the best interest of the residents, staff and families.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with residents, family members, visitors, personnel, government agencies/personnel and the general public in a professional manner.
Must possess ability and a willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Must demonstrate the ability to handle confidential data with professional discretion.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of the position can be fully met.
Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with the residents, family members, personnel and support agencies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Follow established departmental policies and procedures, including appropriate dress code.
Report all concerns, complaints made by the resident or their family to the Hostess.
Participate in in-service education programs and meetings.
Orient new employees to the facility, his/her department, and its policies and procedures.
Recommend to the Hostess the equipment and supply needs of the department.
Maintain proper table and linen set-up of tables in full service dining rooms.
Prepare plates, salads and desserts according to recipes and salad/dessert cycle menu in an attractive manner with use of garnishes at each meal.
Perform other related duties as assigned.