Using specified cleaning/ disinfecting/sanitizing agents, and following specific procedures, work patterns, and routines, performs tasks such as:
Vacuuming, sweeping, dry/wet mopping, scrubbing, sanitizing/disinfecting floors; spot cleaning walls, windows and doors between washing; dusting, emptying wastebaskets and rearranging furniture; removing waste; daily cleaning and disinfecting all resident rooms; cleaning floors, fixtures and furnishings in rooms, kitchen, closets; garbage collection, removing and recycling; will also include heavy cleaning duties such as deep cleaning.
Ensures privacy of residents during performance of duties.
Adheres to established company policies and procedures regarding quality assurance, fire, and safety.
Cooperates with other departments in such tasks as moving and storing supplies, furniture and equipment.
Participates in company meetings as assigned. Attends in-service education programs.
Reviews regular and therapeutic menus and sets up equipment and supplies for food preparation. Prepares food and nourishments including evening meal, following standardized recipes and production sheets.
Provides for prescribed diets, including variations in texture. Ensures meals are served on time, at appropriate temperatures and in portion controlled quantities.
In the absence of the Dietary Supervisor, decides on menu changes as necessary and ensures that changes are recorded following department procedures.
Monitors quality and quantity of food supplies ordered, proper operation of kitchen equipment and alerts Supervisor of problems. Recommends corrective action.
Directs Dietary Aides in basic food preparation procedures and in serving activities at meal times.
Assumes responsibility for routine departmental operations in the absence of the Dietary Supervisor which may include staff replacements and making Maintenance or Charge Nurse aware of malfunctioning equipment.
Maintains all required records such as menu changes, delivery receipts, temperature checks; cooperates with other departments to meet resident needs.