Ecumen

Returning Candidate?

Dining Assistant

Dining Assistant

ID 
2017-11450
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Category 
Dining
Days/Hours 
AM/PM
Type 
Part-Time
Location  
US-MN-Brooklyn Center

More information about this job

Overview

Ecumen Prairie Lodge seeks a Dining Assistant to join its team.  Ecumen Prairie Lodge consists of 30 assisted living suites, as well as 59 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services, and is located in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

 

Responsibilities

Responsible for assisting with food preparation, serving and cleanup. Maintains work area in proper order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility while demonstrating high levels of service. Complies with all federal and state regulations. 
 

Essential job responsibilities include: 

  1. Provides exemplary service to our residents, families and guests, ensuring all feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service.

  2. Serves meals to residents per diet order and portion size. All food will be served at the proper temperature.

  3. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area. Products will be labeled, dated and rotated ensuring an adequate, fresh inventory of food and supplies. Operates all equipment, specific to duties, in a safe manner.  

  4. Completes opening and closing duties. Accomplishes routine, daily and weekly cleaning responsibilities.

  5. Notifies supervisor if any changes in residents’ personal health is observed.
     
  6. Responds to resident requests and special requests, concerns or complaints and promptly notifies supervisor. The dining assistant lead may handle situations that require immediate attention within established boundaries.

  7. Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the leadership team.

  8. Assists with special functions as directed.

  9. Demonstrates respect for facility property and supplies.

Qualifications

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age
  • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Commercial kitchen experience
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment
  • Previous senior care experience
  • ServSafe or other food safety and sanitation training/certification

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

 

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.