Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of
our associates, so you'll 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 you'll 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 apply.
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
Full-time and part-time associate benefits:
- 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
- Benefit plan package
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
- Associate Compassion Fund
- Associate Discounts
- Identity theft protection
- Pet savings and insurance plans
- Voluntary benefits available
Full-time associate benefits:
- Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision,
flexible spending account, health savings account and more.
- Paid Time Off
- Adoption Benefit
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and
- 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 dining areas.
Maintains level of food and supplies adequate for the next meal and
assists in inventorying and storing incoming food and supplies.
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 snacks. Assists in checking trays for menu and diet
preferences and accuracy. Sets up serving line with food,
condiments, serving containers, dishes, silverware, etc. according
to the menus and as instructed. 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
Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or general education
degree (GED) required. Experience in hospital or long-term care
facility dietary department preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsCurrent
ServSafe Certification required. Obtain/hold any local, state
and/or country required food handling sanitation licenses and/or
Management/Decision MakingMakes 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 supervisor.
Knowledge and SkillsHas 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
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
- 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