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Menu Consultant/Dietary Aide
Menu Consultant/Dietary Aide
Purpose: The purpose of this position is to assist and prepare menu for patients and residents as directed/instructed
• Perform dietary service of attractive and tasty food using established recipes, production charts and patients/residents food needs, likes and dislikes in a timely manner
• Alert and respond to needs of patients/residents with menus and dietary services
• Maintain records or logs as assigned or needed, including record of residents/patients food likes/dislikes and dietary information
• Provide customer service in a friendly and professional manner and appearance to customers, physicians, patients, families, staff, visitors, workers and other departments
• Communicate and work effectively with other team members toward common goals
• Responsible for onboarding and training of new personnel
• Remain up-to-date on all training programs
• Ensure compliance with department and personnel policies and procedures, and safety procedures
• Maintain equipment and supply needs including following preventative maintenance procedures and informing higher authority of equipment and supply needs
• Maintain confidentiality regarding patient information
• Other duties as assigned

Academic, Certifications, & Trade Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Work Experience, Skills, and Strengths
• Able to make independent decisions when necessary
• Able to follow oral and written instructions
• Able to work without supervision
• Able adapt to change and open to new ideas
• Able to use necessary tools in a kitchen environment
• Read, write and speak the English language
• Able to act with patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle patients based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning
• Possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to bend, stoop, lift at least 50 pounds, stir, and 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 this position can be fully met
• May be required to lift equipment, supplies, etc.

EOE

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time

Contact Information
Salem Memorial District Hospital
35629 Highway 72
Salem, MO 65560
Phone: 573-729-6626

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