Culinary Service Aide – Garnett Place – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Garnett Place

Revised March 2009 Property of Senior Housing, Inc. Form# Job Descriptions

Page 1 of 2 Culinary Service Aide MGMT/Human Resources

JOB TITLE:

Culinary Service Aide

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Culinary Service Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY:

The Culinary Service Aide will assist in the operation of the kitchen, dining room, dish room, and

related storage spaces. Hours may vary from 7:30 AM –2:00 PM and/or 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM and every

other weekend as scheduled by the Culinary Service Coordinator.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve residents in the dining room.
  • Take food to other dining rooms.
  • Set and clear tables.
  • Wash dishes.
  • Clean kitchen and dining room.
  • Follow cleaning schedule.
  • Report unsafe conditions to the Culinary Service Coordinator.
  • Maintain sanitation in all areas.
  • Comply with regulations regarding hair covering and hand protection during food preparation.
  • Use personal protective equipment, as required.
  • Fill in, as needed or requested.
  • Use proper body mechanics when lifting or pushing carts.
  • Respond to smoke and fire alarm systems.
  • Answer telephone promptly and courteously.
  • Attend all bi-weekly staff in-services or mandatory meetings.
  • Attend food service meetings
  • Be a part of the safety team and committees as assigned.
  • Read the Communication Log, daily.
  • Share ideas and comments you feel would benefit the Community.
  • Fill in when short staffed.
  • Follow all Policies & Procedures and the Employee Handbook.
  • Assist with scheduled activities, as requested.
  • Uphold confidentiality of residents and co-workers according to HIPAA.
  • Comply with all state regulations as they apply to AL.
  • Complete incident report forms as necessary for residents, self, or co-workers.
  • Complete work orders when maintenance needs arise.
  • Perform cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Prepare dining room for meals.

Revised March 2009 Property of Senior Housing, Inc. Form# Job Descriptions

Page 2 of 2 Culinary Service Aide MGMT/Human Resources

CONTACTS:

Manager Volunteers

Co-workers Inspectors

Residents Visitors

Residents’ families’ Emergency medical personnel

Vendors

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Good communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Able to lift between 15 and 20 lbs
  • Able to push a cart
  • Able to be on you feet for extended periods
  • Listening skills
  • Commitment to the elderly
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Calm, friendly demeanor
  • Basic problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to accept supervision

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year’s job related experience

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with the care of the elderly

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