Diet Aide/Kitchen Aide (PT/PER DIEM), Worcester, Massachusetts

Created 10/18/2020
Reference 124978510
Country United States
State Massachusetts
City Worcester
Zip 01605

Who we are:

Rooted in the heritage of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Notre Dame Health Care (NDHC) is committed to the physical, spiritual, and emotional care of our residents and patients. As one of Worcester's largest healthcare organizations employing 420 employees, NDHC provides long term/skilled rehab care, residential assisted living care, adult/pediatric hospice and palliative care, and education, tutoring, and citizenship courses to hundreds of residents/patients every year.


The Diet Aide is a critical position within our Dining Services Department ensuring each resident is served high quality, nutritious meals throughout the day. The Diet Aide assists the Cook in the preparation and delivery of each meal, ensuring proper food temperatures are taken, and that each meal is served with a smile! Following meal service, the aides work together to clean the kitchen area daily and in accordance with all food safety guidelines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Plate and serve all food properly according to the established recipes, utilizing proper portion control

Clean/wash cooking equipment in kitchen

Transport food and non food items to and from assigned country kitchen as directed

Understand and follow nutrition guidelines outlined within each resident's meal order form

Knowledge and understanding of menu's and recipes

Knowledge and execution of proper food handling techniques

Garnish all plates, presentation is important

Hold all food at proper temperatures to ensure food is presented attractively

Cover, label, and date all food to be stored in the refrigerators and freezers

Take food and supply inventory daily (or as directed) and provides storeroom staff par stock order as directed

Maintain the temperature log system, and follow up with appropriate staff upon if results fall outside the boundaries

Recognize problems and work towards improving systems and procedures

Inform supervisor or manager of any problems relating to missing or defective equipment


If you do not have experience, but are hard working and willing to learn, we are willing to train! Applicants must be compassionate, patient, and committed to providing excellent customer service!

High School/GED diploma preferred. 1-2 years work experience, preferably within a restaurant or nursing home preferred. Ability to read, speak, understand English required.

Employer Notre Dame Health Care Center, Inc.

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