Dietary Aide Full-Time ( Job Number: 298216 ) Description IT’S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated – where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients/residents you treat. You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it.  You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.  Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve.  Join us! Summary: Be part of the food team that makes sure our residents’ meals not only taste good, but are also good for them. Assist with preparing and serving food as well as cleaning equipment, utensils, and food service areas. You’ll enjoy getting to know our residents and they’ll certainly appreciate what you do for them.Responsibilities: Prepare resident trays according to instructions/order; employ proper food handling techniques in preparation of food and setting up/serving trays; deliver food, nourishments and supplies to nursing units or other areas as assigned Put stock in food storage areas and refrigerators as assigned Clean, wash and sanitize dishes, silverware and utensils used to serve residents and others Assist in maintaining the general cleanliness of the dishwashing area; clean work area and equipment as assigned. Use proper infection control techniques and protective equipment as needed; perform all duties using proper safety techniques. Attend and participate in in-service education opportunities Perform other duties as assigned Dietary Aide Food Preparation Dietician Nutrition Services Food Services Food Server Meal Server #MON-NCD Qualifications Must have knowledge of safe food preparation and handling techniques and work cooperatively as a member of a team. Should be patient and polite and able to communicate effectively with residents, their family members, other staff, referral sources and physicians. Education at the tenth grade level or above is desirable, along with experience in a dietary department, or large volume food preparation and service. Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language. Should understand the principles of growth and development for the entire life span and be able to provide appropriate care for adolescent, adults and geriatric residents. If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee . Job : Food Services Primary Location : IN-Terre Haute-Kindred Trans Care and Rehab-Southwood Organization : 0113 – Kindred Trans Care and Rehab-Southwood Shift : Day