Memory Care Kitchen Assistant-Part time

Davenport, IA

Premier Senior Living Community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care has an immediate opportunity for a Culinary Service Aide.

The Culinary Service Aide will assist in the operation of the kitchen, dining room, dish room, and related storage spaces.   Hours may vary from 7:30 AM –2:00 PM and/or 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM and every other weekend as scheduled by the Culinary Service Coordinator.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve residents in the dining room.
  • Take food to other dining rooms.
  • Set and clear tables.
  • Wash dishes.
  • Clean kitchen and dining room.
  • Follow cleaning schedule.
  • Report unsafe conditions to the Culinary Service Coordinator.
  • Maintain sanitation in all areas.
  • Comply with regulations regarding hair covering and hand protection during food preparation.
  • Use personal protective equipment, as required.
  • Fill in, as needed or requested.
  • Use proper body mechanics when lifting or pushing carts.
  • Respond to smoke and fire alarm systems.
  • Answer telephone promptly and courteously.
  • Attend all bi-weekly staff in-services or mandatory meetings.
  • Attend food service meetings
  • Be a part of the safety team and committees as assigned.
  • Read the Communication Log, daily.
  • Share ideas and comments you feel would benefit the Community.
  • Fill in when short staffed.
  • Follow all Policies & Procedures and the Employee Handbook.
  • Assist with scheduled activities, as requested.
  • Uphold confidentiality of residents and co-workers according to HIPAA.
  • Comply with all state regulations as they apply to AL.
  • Complete incident report forms as necessary for residents, self, or co-workers.
  • Complete work orders when maintenance needs arise.
  • Perform cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Prepare dining room for meals.
  • Other duties/functions as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school students 16 and older currently working towards a high school diploma (preference will be given to applicants with a high school diploma or GED)
  • Preferred experience with the care of the elderly
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Professional confidentiality
  • Well-developed people skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Calm, friendly demeanor

We offer a competitive hourly wage, full benefits and many more perks!

If you have a passion for helping people and want to grow professionally, please send your resume to for immediate consideration.

EOE