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Dietary Aide (Full-Time) - (9106)

Universal Health Services


Location:
ASHLAND CITY, TN
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
9106
Universal Health Services
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Dietary Aide (Full-Time) - (9106)

Facility Name
Oak Plains Academy
Location
ASHLAND CITY, TN 37015 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Nutrition
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Oak Plains Academy is seeking a dynamic and talented Dietary Aide.

Oak Plains Academy is a comprehensive and highly structured 90-bed residential treatment center located on 25 acres of rolling hills in Ashland City, Tennessee. Oak Plains provides psychiatric and neurological treatment services for males and females, ages 5-17, who have significant history of emotional or behavioral issues. The clinical programs at Oak Plains Academy have been designed to address the needs of children and adolescents with a primary psychiatric/ neurological diagnosis. Residents receive an individualized treatment plan, geared to meet their personal needs. A professional team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, therapists, nurses, and teachers work closely with each resident to assist them to achieve there therapeutic and education goals.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • UHS is a challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

The dietary personnel are responsible for all aspects of the dining facilities operation, which includes cooking and preparing foods, washing dishes and pots and pans, cleaning the kitchen and the dining room as well as monitoring, inventorying and storing groceries.

The dietary personnel will be able to understand the recipes that are used, as well as the directions and guidance given by the dietitian and supervisor.

All dietary personnel will have the inherent duty of serving patients and staff members on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To follow recipes and menus as prepared.
  • To cook and prepare foods.
  • To wash dishes, pots and pans.
  • To inventory groceries as they are brought in by the distributors.
  • To keep the kitchen and dining room in a high status of sanitation.
  • To store groceries as they are brought in by the various distributions.
  • To serve foods to residents/ patients and staff members.
  • To follow all of the dietitians orders in regards to patients.
  • To work overtime as required.
  • To work a rotational shift schedule.
  • To report to work in all manner of weather; this position has been identified as inclement weather essential.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrate all Service Excellence Standards and Principles.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma plus two years’ experience in the area of mental health with demonstrable competence in required knowledge and responsibilities. Certain skills and experiences may serve as meeting position requirements with managerial approval.
  • Must have the ability to read recipe cards that are inherent to this facility and are written on an eighth grade reading level.
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision, color and depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to clients who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, use profanity and sexually explicit phrases, make insulting remarks or threats regarding appearance, age, sex, or race, exhibit defiance, dishonesty, and assaultive or self-destructive behaviors.
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