Cooks/Dietary Aides/Dishwashers
CareOne - Whippany, NJ

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Job Description:
We are looking for full and part time Cooks, Dietary
Aides, and Dishwashers!

Reporting to:
  • Directly reporting to the Director of Food and

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review menus prior to preparation of food.
  • Perform administrative requirements such as
completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and
submit to the Director of Food Services as required.
  • Coordinate dietary services with other departments
as necessary.
  • Ensure that all dietary procedures are followed in
accordance with established policies.
  • Develop and maintain a good working rapport with
interdepartmental personnel, as well as with other
departments within the facility, to assure that food
service can be properly maintained to meet the needs
of the residents.
  • Report all occupational exposures to blood, body
fluids, infectious materials and hazardous chemicals
to the Director of Food Services.
  • Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, etc.
as directed.
  • Attend and participate in annual inservice training
  • Prepare meals in accordance with planned menus.
  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and
appetizing in appearance.
  • Assist in serving of meals as necessary, to ensure
timely delivery.
  • Prepare food for therapeutic diets in accordance
with planned menus.
  • Prepare food in accordance with standardized recipes
and special diet orders.
  • Prepare food in accordance with sanitary
regulations, as well as with established policies
and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining the dietary department in a
safe and sanitary manner.
  • Follow established Infection Control and Universal
Precautions policies and procedures when performing
daily tasks.
  • Ensure that the department is maintained in a clean
and safe manner by assuring that necessary equipment
and supplies are maintained.
  • Ensure that food storage areas and clean and
properly arranged at all times.
  • Ensure that fire protection and prevention programs
are, maintained by department personnel in
accordance with fire safety policies and procedures.
  • Assist in inventorying and storing in-coming food,
supplies, etc as necessary.
  • Recommend to the Director of Food Services the
equipment and supply needs of the department.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident
care information.
  • Knock before entering a resident’s room.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate, or
as may be directed.

Recommended Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand
the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent
decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with
personnel, residents, family members, visitors,
government agencies/personnel and the general
  • Must be knowledgeable of dietary procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to
work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and
principles and be willing to incorporate them into
existing dietary practices.

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
Professional Experience:
  • One year dietary experience in a hospital, skilled
nursing facility or other related medical facility

  • ServSafe certified or willingness to obtain.

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