Dietary Aide (Part-Time) – Bankers Hill

Location: Bankers Hill, San Diego

St. Paul’s is the leading provider of caring senior services since 1960. We are centrally located in the beautiful community of Bankers Hill, close to downtown San Diego. St. Paul’s strives to be the most outstanding and innovative senior home and service provider in California. We are dedicated to serving the physical, spiritual and social needs of the elderly and community, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within the highest quality facilities, health care and programs consistent with affordable costs.

BASIC FUNCTION:  Set up and serve meals to residents in the McColl Health Center (MHC) in an expeditious and courteous manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Sets up tray service (dishes, flatware, glasses, etc.) and carts for the MHC residents.

Portions out desserts, salads, soup and cereals for each resident diet.

Serves hot and cold foods while adhering to portion controls and diet modifications.

Transports carts to and from MHC.

Disassembles tray service and prepares dishes and trays for washing.

Stocks extra food items in kitchenette.

Prepares between meal nourishments.

Covers and labels with date all remaining foods.

Ensures that foods and refrigeration units are maintained at proper temperature range and records temperatures.

Gathers special cutlery and china needed for residents meals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Neat, good grooming habits and courteous. Must be able to communicate with, be interested in, and have compassion for the elderly.  Must possess good communication skills, both verbal and written, in the English language.  Must be able to read menus.  Should have good organizational skills to meet deadlines and goals.  Needs to have the ability to work in a team environment both in dietary and the overall health care team.  Must be able to maintain professional composure under stressful conditions and situations.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Completion of a high school or GED equivalency. Ability to read, write, understand and speak the English language.  One year of food service experience as a diet aide, preferably in senior living/health center or institutional food service department.

Important Notes

If you prefer to fax your application and resume you may fax it to 619.239.1256. We also accept applications in person at 328 Maple Street, San Diego, CA 92103. Come to the 2nd floor and let the receptionist know you would like to complete an application.

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St. Paul’s Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer