Job Description

  • Category
    Dining Services
    Specific Schedule
    3:00pm-7:30pm, various days, including weekends and holidays
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Location
    Healthcare Center
    Min
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Max
    USD $12.32/Hr.
  • Job Summary

    Friendship Village Tempe is seeking part-time Dietary Aides for work in our Healthcare Center in the afternoons, 3:00pm-7:30pm.

    Summary:

    • Prepare and portion foods and beverages in accordance with written specifications and oral instructions.
    • Make up meal trays for residents in accordance with the daily menu, modified diet menu and individual resident's diet card instructions.
    • Learn and use safe food handling practices and sanitary methods to protect the health of residents and employees of Friendship Village.
    • Maintain dining areas in a safe and sanitary condition at all times.
    • Take and maintain food temperatures according to Dining Services policies in hot/cold holding during meal service.
    • Perform amd setup of meal trays using safe and proper techniques for buffet and clean-up duties as indicated by dietary guidelines.

    What Our Employees Say:

    "The best part of the job is the obvious teamwork among employees. Everyone has something new to bring to the table and their talents and abilities tie together well to make a great team. Having many jobs and responsibilities, it is always interesting to come to work. Every day has something new in store for me and brings new challenges to resolve. I really enjoy working with the residents. I think their stories of the past are extremely interesting."

    — Current Employee posted on Indeed, Dining Services Department


    Education & Experience

    • Previous experience as a diet aide and some knowledge of nutritional sciences are preferred.
    • Must acquire a food handler's certification from the local Health Department within 30 days of hire.

    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

    • Stand and walk for most of the working day.
    • Bend, stretch, reach for, lift and carry pots and pans of food.
    • Able to lift up to 25 pounds and push/pull carts (approximately 50 pounds) to and from dining areas.

    Employee Benefits:

    At Friendship Village Tempe, we truly value our employees. We offer part-time employees a benefits package including:

    • 403B Retirement Savings Plan – Employer Match (must work 20 hours/wk)
    • Opportunities for Advancement
    • Competitive Pay
    • Direct Deposit
    • Employee Referral Bonus
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off/Vacation
    • Educational Grant Program (must work 15 hours/wk)
    • Employee Discounts
    • Employee Wellness Program and Gym On-site
    • Discounted Employee Meals
    • Discounted Bus Passes
    • Emergency Loan Program
    • Employee Events
    • Employee Recognition Programs
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Trip Reduction Program
    • Leave of Absence Policy
    • Paid Bereavement Leave
    • Military Time Off

    Hospitality Focus:

    Friendship Village Tempe fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

    • We greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
    • We treat everyone with courteous respect.
    • We strive to anticipate resident, employee and guest needs and act accordingly.
    • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
    • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
    • We embrace and value our differences.
    • We make residents, employees and guests feel important.
    • We ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
    • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
    • We pay attention to details.

    Reputation:

    Friendship Village is a place employees can wake up happy to come to work each day. We take pride in our exceptional culture of family and hospitality.

    We hold a 4.4 star rating on Glassdoor.

    We also have a 4.0 star rating on Indeed.

    Medicare.gov has awarded us a 5 star rating

    (Source: https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html)

    Our staff and residents rate us 4.6 stars on Facebook.

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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