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Avamere Health Services, LLC Dietary Aide - PRN in Tacoma, Washington

Dietary Aide - PRNCategoryDietaryShiftVarious ShiftsHoursPRNUnion PositionYesLocation : CityTacomaStateWAZip98404OverviewThe primary responsibility of this position is to provide assistance in all food functions for our residents as directed by the Dietary Supervisor.Please Note: Effective Oct. 18, 2021, all Avamere employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. If you are hired by Avamere after Oct. 18, 2021, you will need to be fully vaccinated (or obtain an approved exemption) prior to starting work and need to provide proof of vaccination (or approved exemption) within 10 days of starting work. DetailsSet up, deliver and serve food as directed.Serve meals that are palatable, appetizing in appearance and in accordance with established portion control procedures, on a timely basis.Assist Cook in preparing meals and checking diet trays before distribution.Prepare kitchen, food and supplies for the next meal.Return clean utensils to proper storage areas and maintain a clean, dry work environment free of hazardous conditions or equipment.Assist in daily cleaning duties including sweeping, mopping, dishwashing, etc. Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.Must obtain Food Handler's Card within 30 days of employment.Facility InformationTacoma, Washington is nestled just south of Seattle against Commencement Bay and the South Puget Sound with sweeping views of Mt. Rainier. With an attractive cost of living, a vibrant waterfront, and close proximity to outdoor wonders like Point Defiance Park, it's no wonder over 200,000 people are proud to call Tacoma home. Here you will find Avamere at Pacific Ridge, a 102-bed skilled nursing community which specializes in serving seniors suffering from dementia, cognitive impairment, and psychiatric conditions. The community offers quality memory care and behavioral health programs. With a tuition reimbursement program and employee assistance program offering services like financial assistance and therapy sessions, employees have the support needed in their professional and personal lives. Avamere at Pacific Ridge team members strive for excellence in quality care, a comfortable environment, and bringing joy to their residents. This is evident in their recognition as part of the American Health Care Association's Quality Initiative Recognition Program. Get to know more about Avamere at Pacific Ridge on their blog and Facebook. Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer