Select Medical Dietary Aide - Inpatient Rehabilitation in San Antonio, Texas

Rehabilitation Hospital

Dietary Aide


At Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Dietary Aide to join our team.

At Rehabilitation Hospital, our employees are the foundation on which the success of our rehabilitation services continues to grow. Each member of our medical, clinical administrative and support teams bring a level of experience, expertise and commitment to patient care that is unmatched in our industry.

Position Summary

Performs various duties relating to food service, including food preparation and cleaning. Follows standard practices and complies with regulatory requirements.

Standards of Performance

  • Based on the Competency Program established for indirect care providers, possesses the skills and competencies necessary to communicate and apply knowledge related to age specific criteria and issues of adolescence, adult and geriatric patients within the context of the job responsibilities and functions.

  • Performs all duties and demonstrates behaviors and attitudes consistent with the Mission Statement and Core Values of the organization.

  • Consistently demonstrates commitment to customer service excellence in all interactions with patients, family members, visitors and other staff that are consistent with the Customer Service performance standards.

  • Continually participates in building and maintaining positive working relationships through effective communication, performance improvement and teamwork efforts. Demonstrates the ability to clearly and effectively communicate (to include reading, writing, and speaking) to all patients, family members, visitors and other staff members with the expectation that each employee, within the context of their specific job duties, can read, interpret, understand, and communicate clearly and effectively in order to ensure proper understanding, all written/verbal communication are followed and information is shared appropriately.

  • Demonstrates, maintains and upholds expectations set forth in the organizational Code of Conduct.

  • Actively participates in the safety programs of the organization by identifying potential risks and promoting patient safety as well as environmental safety.

  • Accomplishes individual and team goals and objectives established by supervisor based on prior performance evaluation.

As a Dietary Aide, you must be able to deliver superior quality in all that you do. We are seeking results-driven team players who treat patients as if they were their own family members. Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing a superior quality of care. You must also be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Specific Duties

  • Prepares, assembles and delivers patient meals and snacks according to prescribed diets, noting identified allergies.

  • Services patients in dining room or patient room the correct diet in a pleasant and courteous manner.

  • Assures compliance with regulatory requirements concerning food handling, by following proper sanitation, infection control and risk management guidelines. Utilizes current HACCP plan for the department.

  • Prepares cold food items, including salads, sandwiches, platters, desserts, nourishments, snacks and special items as necessary. May assist in hot production.

  • Performs assignments in cafeteria, including: serving, grilling, stocking, cleaning and handling cash.

  • Operates dish machine and works in pot area, following established sanitation procedures.

  • Assists in preparing catered functions and acts as waiter/waitress for special functions.

  • Assists in care and maintenance of equipment and supplies, and performs other cleaning duties as directed.

  • Attends in-services and other required meeting.

  • Performs other duties as requested.

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

  • Education: High School Graduate or equivalent required.

  • Previous related experience preferred.

At Rehabilitation Hospital, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

Other benefits of the Dietary Aide position include:

  • Excellent Orientation Program

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Extended Illness Days (EID)

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Prescription Coverage

  • Life Insurance

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Personal and Family Medical Leave

  • Join the network of over 30,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities

Join a Select Team of Excellence Today!

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