Dietary Aide

TemPositions Health Care Published: January 21, 2021
New York, NY
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Well known hospitals in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan are seeking Dietary Aides for long term assignments in their Food Service department. Interested candidates must be flexible to work full time hours as well as weekends and holidays. Full time work schedule will consist of an 8 hour work day between the hours of 7am-8pm. Those looking to join a highly motivated, growing health facility are encouraged to apply for our Dietary Aide position. The successful candidate will ensure full compliance with nutritional standards, internal procedures and government regulations while preparing and serving foods and beverages to all residents.


Sets up assigned trayline station with appropriate items in preparation for meal service.

Places appropriate items on patient trays according to the menu and the station tasks. Checks patient trays for accuracy. Delivers loaded food trucks to patient wards; passes trays to patients with the assistance of nursing for patient Identification. Picks up meal trays after meal period; returns trays and trucks to kitchen. Delivers late or special request trays to patients Strips tray waste into garbage cans; runs reusable dishes, utensils and equipment through dishwasher, utilizing appropriate cleaning and sanitizing agent Removes bagged garbage from production areas to the hospital garbage removal areas. Sweep and mops floors utilizing appropriate cleaning and sanitizing agent. Washes pots, pans and other small cooking equipment by hand utilizing appropriate cleaning and sanitizing agent Cleans tray assembly belt, small and large equipment, walls, fans and all other items and areas of food handling environment, both as part of routine assignments and as directed special assignments. Prepares snacks, supplements and tube feedings; dates, labels and delivers to patient units. Checks and documents unit refrigeration temperatures. Prepares and/or pre-portions cold items for tray assembly

Assist diet office in assembling patient menus prior to tray assembly when needed Receives, stores and issues food and supplies as required

Assist production and/or prepared items for routine and special catering events; delivers, serves and cleans up as per special function needs Store stock appropriately in order to maintain cleanliness and prevent food spoilage Accurately record meals served and monitor temperatures of food


HS Diploma or Equivalent required Availability to work days, evening, weekends and holidays Minimum 1 year food service, dietary or restaurant experience preferably in a hospital or nursing home setting. Familiar with clinical diets

Able to stand for long periods of time and lift 30+ pounds Willing and able to work well within a team environment Strong customer service skills Able to work quickly and efficiently

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