Hackensack University Medical Center Dietary Aide in United States

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

The Dietary Aide assists in the service of meals for patients across the lifespan, as well as visitors and staff.

  1. Prepares, pours, or portions some hot or cold items such as desserts, beverages, toast, meat and vegetable salads, sandwiches, lemons, garnishes, etc. for service.

  2. Maintains proper food handling, safety and sanitation standards while preparing food, serving food, and clean-up.

  3. Cleans work station, including refrigerators, toaster, urns, ice cream freezer, or other equipment as assigned with designated cleaning and/or sanitizing solution.

  4. Washes pots, dishes, silverware, and other utensils used in the kitchen or uses the dish machine or pot machine and stores items in designated areas.

  5. Disposes of garbage in appropriate dumpster or compactor.

  6. Mops and/or sweep all floor areas in the department.

  7. Exposed to extremes of temperature (freezer to steam table).

  8. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

Working Conditions: Lifts a minimum of 30 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 75 lbs. and stands a minimum of 8 hours a day.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. To work every other weekend.

  2. To work four (4) out of six (6) holidays.

  3. To work rotating schedule/shifts based on needs.

  4. High school diploma or equivalent.

  5. Ability to read, write, and speak English.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  1. Previous experience with or knowledge of nutrition/dietetics.

  2. Excellent customer service skills.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:




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