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Dietary Assistant - Long Term Care

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Hartford HealthCare Senior Services at Southington Care Center


Southington, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 12
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: The primary hours for this position range from 3:00p-7:00p, eligible for 6:00a-2:30p

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The Food and Nutrition Department at Southington Care Center provides the best quality care to those seeking short-term, long-term and rehabilitation services. Southington Care Center features a state-of-the-art rehab pavilion complete with Aqua Therapy and an Occupational Therapy suite that replicates the home setting. Join us at Southington Care Center to help us promote a warm and caring environment for those we serve!

Under general supervision of the director, performs a variety of kitchen food service and dish room duties as well as other related tasks to provide safe and effective food service to all clients, staff and visitors.


Assist in serving clients following prescribed menu, including portioning food carefully and correctly.


Assist Cooks in food preparation when needed, and function as cook/charge cook when assigned.


Perform safe and sanitary handling of all food and equipment.


Maintain cleanliness of food preparation areas and equipment.


Follow diet modifications in food preparation and service.


Stock and maintain all storage areas, including client units.


Follow and complete posted production schedule.


Flex schedule and/or assignments when required according to the operational needs of the department.


Perform other duties as assigned.


No previous kitchen experience required. On- the-job instruction and in service provided


State of Connecticut approved Qualified Food Operator preferred


Valid Connecticut Driver's License


Ability to read, write and speak English and to follow oral and written directions.


Must be able to work with others, take direction and work varying hours.


Basic computer skills required.


Must wear clean uniform and protective shoes.


Must wear proper hair restraint.


Must be able to work varying hours.


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