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Dietary Aide
The diet aide is responsible for providing assistance in all dietary functions as directed by the Nutrition Service Director in accordance with established policies and procedures.  

Reporting to:

•    Nutrition Services Director and Administrator of the facility

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Work with the facility dietitian/Nutrition Services Director as necessary to carry out recommended therapeutic restrictions with regards to residents’ nutritional care plans.
•    Serve meals and snacks in accordance with approved menu spreadsheets in a palatable and appetizing manner.
•    Serve meals in accordance with established portion control procedures.
•    Prepare food in accordance with sanitary regulations as well as established procedures.
•    Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties and in accordance with established procedures.
•    Clean all work spaces.
•    Take soiled utensils, plates, etc. to dishwashing area.
•    Return all clean utensils, plates, etc. to proper storage areas.
•    Carry out garbage and keep work areas clean.
•    Set up meal trays or dining room areas as instructed.
•    Assist cook in preparing meals as necessary.
•    Obtain food supply for next meal.
•    Assist in checking meals or trays for accuracy of resident restrictions before serving.
•    Serve residents in all dining areas as instructed.
•    Perform dishwashing and cleaning procedures.
•    Remove plates or food trays from dining table or food trucks and take to dishwashing area.
•    Prepare and deliver snacks as instructed.
•    Report all hazardous conditions/equipment to Nutrition Services Director.
•    Assist in maintaining all food storage areas including refrigerators and freezers in a clean and sanitary manner.
•    Report any food complaints to the Nutrition Services Director.
•    Any other tasks as deemed necessary by the Nutrition Services Director, Registered Dietitian or facility administrator.

Job Requirements:
•    Experience in Long Term Care is preferred, however, we are willing to train reliable candidates.
•    Flexibility to work all shifts and the right attitude are the most important aspects for success in this position.  
•    Must be able to work weekends.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
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about Healthbridge
HealthBridge is a national Health Care Management company comprised of leading clinical and operations professionals with extensive experience in Post Acute Rehabilitation and Long Term Living services. HealthBridge sets high standards, providing operational and clinical direction to Health Care Centers of Excellence, ensuring outstanding clinical practices and optimal operational outcomes.

Our Mission

Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for the Centers we serve. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for Residents, families and our valued employees. Backed by our collective decades of experience in health care services, our Mission is to continue to define excellence in the nursing and rehabilitation industry.

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Position information
  • Location:
    Northampton, MA 01060
  • Job Status/Type:
    Part Time
  • Job Category:
    Food Services/Hospitality
  • Occupation:
    Food Preparation/Cooking
  • Industries:
    Healthcare Services
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