Westminster at Lake Ridge
  • 25-Aug-2017 to 24-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Dietary
  • Lake Ridge, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Westminster at Lake Ridge is a premier Continuing Care Retirement Community serving older adults in three levels of service: Independent Living, Assisted Living and a Health Center. Our team of roughly 270 total employees serves a population of over 400 total residents on 62 acres that back up to the Occoquan reservoir.

We are currently seeking a caring and energetic Dietary Aide for our Memory Support Program.  We have both full time and part time positions open.  Our Dietary Aides have a high school diploma or a general education degree (GED) with at least 6 months of experience in service and nutrition. They regularly interact with our residents in a positive and professional manner.

This position performs a variety of dietary job tasks to provide three nutritional meals daily to our Memory Support residents under direct supervision of Dietary Supervisor.

Dietary job tasks include:

  • Preparing items for meal periods
  • Ensuring there is enough stock items available in the pantry
  • Maintaining sanitary and safe tray line assembly
  • Ensures all trays are accurate and meet nutritional needs of residents
  • Accurately logs food temperatures for each meal service
  • Responsible for assigned station, and respective duties, on the resident tray line.

Additional duties include:

  • Maintenance of confidentiality of all pertinent resident information to assure residents' rights and employee confidentiality are protected
  • Reporting of all hazardous conditions or equipment and of all accidents / incidents.
  • Attendance and participation in in-service training (IST) programs, specifically the Memory Support training, body mechanics, and wheelchair safety

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good communication skills; must be able to demonstrate effective reading, writing, speaking in the English language.
  • Must be a detail oriented person and be able to perform duties with great accuracy each day.
  • Must be able to work overtime, holidays, weekends as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Majority of time spent walking and carrying objects.
  • Considerable time spent bending, reaching, and lifting.
  • Must be knowledgeable of correct procedure for lifting and carrying tray of plates, glasses, and utensils, up to 50 pounds.
  • Dexterity

This is a great opportunity to join a mission-oriented organization and engaged leadership team that strives to make a difference in the lives of others. 

 

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