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Dietary Aide

Dietary Aide

Job ID 
LaurelWood Care Center
Posted Date 
Regular Full Time/Part Time/Casual
Education Level 
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Hourly $9.80-$10.05

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Entry level DIETARY AIDE sought to join fast paced food service team at care center


Full Time/Part Time


LaurelWood Care Center is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center which includes a 20-bed Specialty Care Program offering Cardiac, Orthopedic, and Wound Care Program.

LaurelWood sits in a wooded, hilltop community in southern Cambria County. Beautifully landscaped, the grounds include a patio, walking paths, gardens, and shaded lawns that let you enjoy watching deer and other wildlife. Conveniently located off Route 271 (Menoher Blvd.), the Center is quickly accessible from virtually anywhere in Johnstown, so that friends and family can easily visit.



 This fast-growing center seeks a Dietary Aide to join its fast-paced dietary services unit. The Dietary Aide will assist in food and tray preparation, help with service and perform a number of kitchen/dining room tasks, as assigned. Experience in food service a plus but not required.


Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in food/tray preparation, as directed
  • Serving food to residents based on specific menus
  • Checking tray lines to ensure proper labels, menu cards and operating cold food stations are in tact
  • Serving food in the dining room
  • Performing dish washing procedures on all meal trays, pots/pans, food service utensils and kitchen equipment
  • Preparing the dining room for meals
  • Preparing nourishments and positioning them in front of the nourishing station
  • Checking food requisition levels in each nursing unit, and replenishing them, as needed
  • Answering the unit telephone and directing calls, as needed
  • Assisting with food-related events and special functions, in the center and in the community
  • Filling in for the cook’s assistant on an as needed basis
  • Additional responsibilities, as assigned






Previous food service experience, plus Sanitation or ServSafe certification is required for this role.  A high school diploma or equivalent and some training/management experience are preferred

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