Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
The happiness of those we serve is
dependent on the happiness of our associates, so youll receive
competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional
perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be
challenging yet rewarding. But youll earn more than a paycheck; you
can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing
programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional
needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and
the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.
Veterans, transitioning active duty
military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to
We believe that in order to best serve our
residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One
way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but
are not limited to:
Full-time and part-time associate
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
Benefit plan package
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
Associate Compassion Fund
Identity theft protection
Pet savings and insurance plans
Voluntary benefits available
Extensive Insurance Plans, including
medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings
account and more.
Paid Time Off
Company-provided life insurance and
accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
Voluntary STD and LTD
Provides assistance in all dietary
functions as directed/instructed and in accordance with establish
dietary policies and procedures.
- Coordinates nutritional care of residents by completing
nutritional assessments, developing and implementing care plans and
documenting dietary information about residents.
- Assists Manager in the planning of food in accordance with
resident dietary requirements.
- Communicates appropriate dietary history and nutritional care
data through written record systems.
- Maintains clean and sanitary conditions in the kitchen and
- Maintains level of food and supplies adequate for the next meal
and assists in inventorying and storing incoming food and
- Identifies and participates in process improvement initiatives
that improve the resident experience, enhance work flow, and/or
improve the work environment.
- Assists in the preparation and serving of meals and
- Assists in checking trays for menu and diet preferences and
- Sets up serving line with food, condiments, serving containers,
dishes, silverware, etc. according to the menus and as
- Assists in preparing trays to include placing appropriate food
on general and modified diet trays, as directed.
This job description represents an
overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.
It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of
responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as
assigned by his/her supervisor.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
Experience in hospital or long-term care facility dietary
Certifications, Licenses, and Other
Current ServSafe Certification required. Obtain/hold any local,
state and/or country required food handling sanitation licenses
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines
with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved
with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a
Knowledge and Skills
Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal
instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few
repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the
organization in order to answer basic questions. Possess good
communication skills. Possesses computer skills, strong
interpersonal, communication, and public relations skills.
Physical Demands and Working
- Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
- Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure
- Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
- On-Call on an as needed basis
- Reach with hands and arms
- Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
- Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
- Talk or hear
- Taste or smell
- Ability to lift: Up to 25 pounds
- Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or
- Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from
- Requires Travel: Occasionally
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer
and a drug-free workplace.