Job Description

  • Category
    Dining Services
    Specific Schedule
    6:15am-2:30pm on various days, including weekends and holidays
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    Healthcare Center
    Min
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Max
    USD $12.32/Hr.
  • Job Summary

    Friendship Village Tempe is seeking full-time Dietary Aides for work in our Healthcare Center. This position includes our full-time benefits package.

    Schedule: 6:15am-2:30pm on various days, including weekends and holidays

    Starting Pay:$11 to 12.32 per hour, based on experience

    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 is preferred.
    • 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 full-time employees benefits including:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • 403B Retirement Plan – with Company Match
    • Life / Disability Insurance
    • Opportunities for Advancement
    • Competitive Pay
    • Direct Deposit
    • Employee Referral Bonus
    • Accident Insurance
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Paid Time Off/Vacation
    • Educational Grant Program
    • Employee Wellness Program and Gym On-site
    • Employee Discounts
    • Discounted Bus Passes
    • Discounted Employee Meals
    • Emergency Loan Program
    • Employee Events
    • Employee Recognition Programs
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Trip Reduction Program
    • Paid Bereavement Leave
    • Paid Jury Duty
    • Leave of Absence Policy
    • 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.

    Our Mission

    Friendship Village Tempe lives our life-care promise in a community where residents and staff are engaged in enjoying life as one.

    Our Vision

    To be known as the leading retirement community that embraces individuality while delivering an innovative and compassionate environment in which we live and work.

    Our Core Values

    • We interact honestly and fairly, with integrity and openness.
    • We intentionally respect and embrace the perspective of each individual.
    • We are passionate about consistently delivering exceptional service.
    • We are innovative and creative leaders.
    • We work together to cultivate meaningful relationships.

    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 3.9 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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