Dietary Worker, PRN (As needed)

Posted 4 months ago

POSITION:Dietary Worker

SHIFT: Available  for Days, Night and Weekends – PRN (as needed)



Responsible for preparing and serving patient and staff meals, keeping kitchen clean, assuring patients have accurate menus and meals, completing performance audits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works as dietary cook or dietary assistant as scheduled.
  • Assure proper methods in food preparation, storage, and service are being used throughout the kitchen and café.
  • Preparation and execution of all catering, patient services, and staff meals.
  • Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Takes the patients and the staffs meal orders and prepares them as well, and diet changes at pre-determined times.
  • Portion and serve food to facility residents, employees, or patrons.
  • Cook food according to menus and recipes, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served.
  • Clean, cut, and cook meat, fish, or poultry.
  • Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment.
  • Direct activities of one or more workers who assist in preparing and serving meals.
  • Train new employees.
  • Take inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Monitor menus and spending to ensure that meals are prepared economically.
  • Plan menus that are varied, nutritionally balanced, and appetizing, taking advantage of foods in season and local availability.
  • Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs.
  • Keep track of ordering food and supplies on a daily basis.
  • Fill out prep lists and follow them to ensure proper set up and readiness for any orders that may come.
  • Follows UNICODE and federal guidelines for safe and sanitary food handling.
  • Bake breads, rolls, and other pastries.  Performs baking duties as required.


  • High School Diploma or General education Degree (GED).
  • Certified by the Department of Health and Welfare as a food service sanitation worker.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Some experience preferred.



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