Dietary Aide

Hobbs - New Mexico (NM), 88240

White Sands Healthcare

Job Description:


Performs a variety of tasks usually not requiring cooking skills in the preparation, service, and clean up for meals served to patients and staff in the nursing center and other special events.

Food Preparation/Production Responsibilities

Assists cook as directed by the food service director

Prepares and labels nourishments according to center procedures

Prepares and portions desserts, salads and other non-entre foods into dishes; pours beverages

Follows production sheets and pre-preparation sheets or guidelines when appropriate

Meal Service Responsibilities

Sets dining room tables for meals when assigned

Works on meal tray serving line. Sets-up before start of meal service. Breaks down area and cleans-up at end of serving line

Reads and follows tray tickets when serving meals.

Serves meal trays to patient and pours beverages for patients when assigned to dining room

Clears tables of dishes and trash

Pushes food carts to appropriate patient care areas

Communicates with patients during meal times when serving in dining areas

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