You might hire a dietary aide to:

  • Assist with meal and snack preparation using specific, approved recipe procedures
  • Deliver meals to patients

  • Clean and clear dirty dishes and trash from common areas

  • Organize and track food inventory
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Strong attention to detail
Great compassion and people skills
Nursing home or elderly care experience Significant food service experience
Food preparation experience
Capable of following specific instructions
Ability to lift heavy materials up to 50 pounds
Keen understanding of safe food handling and sanitation procedures
High school diploma or equivalent
Knowledgeable about and experience with kitchen appliances