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Posted on: August 18, 2023 • Category: (none)

Dietary Aide

Optimae LifeServices

Apply By: September 30, 2023
No. of Jobs: 0
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: NA
Education: N/A

Nicole Behrens
Phone 1: 641-664-3202
Optimae LifeServices
Optimae LifeServices
Bloomfield, IA 52537

· High school diploma or GED is preferred, but not required. · Previous food service experience preferred. · Must be able to read, write and speak in English · Be able to work holidays, weekends, and all shifts. · An interest in working with the elderly and handicapped. · A clean and neat appearance. · Be able to complete courses approved by the State Department of Health in Food Safety and Food preparation. · Background check required which includes Child and Dependent Adult Abuse and driving record check.


Davis Center is a small (32 bed) NF/MI located in Bloomfield and is looking for part-time and full-time Dietary Aides. Dietary Aides are responsible for preparing main menu items daily. This position is also responsible for performing various duties in and around the kitchen, including preparation of various portions of meals, presentation of food, and delivery of food. Dietary Aides will also be responsible for delivering and collecting food in and around the residents' rooms in addition to, his/her work area. They assume supervisory responsibilities as delegated by the Food Services Supervisor when the supervisor is off duty. Duties include: · Report to work when scheduled. · Carry out and follow all facility personnel policies. · Perform and satisfactorily complete all daily assignments. · Remain on the assigned unit, leaving only for break, lunch, or with the express permission of the supervisor. · Notify the charge nurse of any change in a resident's condition. · Follow department safety rules. · Prepare foods according to standardized recipes in the correct amount needed. · Operate cooking equipment, kitchen utensils, and dish washing equipment. · Set up food in steam tables and serve food according to the menu and portion control guidelines. · Remain current in food preparation, modified diets, sanitation, and meal service. · Cooperate in keeping entire kitchen clean and in order at all times. · Keep own work area straightened and clean to aid in efficiency of work performed. · Keep tableware clean. Discard broken and chipped tableware. · Prevent food waste. · Prepare and serve salads, fruits, dry cereals, and cold breads on trays at proper time, attractively, and at correct temperature. · Wrap flatware in napkins. · Wipe dining tables following meals. · Perform other duties as assigned by the Food Services Supervisor.

Other Information:

* $500 Sign On Bonus for Full-Time* *$250 Sign On Bonus for Part-Time*