Dietary Aide PT

  • 201 Shady Ln Dr, Wadena, MN 56482, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fair Oaks Lodge is a retirement community offering a wide variety of lifestyle choices in a unique, scenic environment. Our campus includes Sheltering Oaks Adult Day Services, Fair Oaks Apartments for independent senior living, Fair Oaks Lodge Nursing Home, and Focused Short Term Rehabilitation. We provide the right level of care for each resident of our community. At Fair Oaks Lodge, we’re committed to a tradition of compassionate care that goes above and beyond, through hospitality, stewardship, integrity, respect and humor.

As an employee of Fair Oaks Lodge, you will ensure that our residents get the care they need. Your hard work and meaningful efforts will help us to continue providing the highest quality healthcare possible. You will have direct impact on the quality of care that our patients receive and will do what it takes to provide the highest quality care. Your outcome-focused work will leave you feeling empowered at the end of each day because you'll know you've made a difference in the lives of our residents.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for serving meals to residents and performing cleaning duties in the work area. Responsibilities include preparing and serving food, cleaning equipment in the kitchen, and cleaning the food service area.


•Serves food to residents on a tray assembly line at mealtime.

•Assists in the preparation of food for cooking.

•Prepares coffee, salads and portions food according to instructions.

•Operates steam table, coffee urns, tray line equipment, dishwasher and various other kitchen appliances.

•Cleans and prepares serving areas and utensils.

•Reports unsafe conditions in the department and suggests possible solutions to the hazards.

•Works well with others. Shows teamwork and cooperation.


•Performs repetitive motions including bending, twisting, stooping, pushing and pulling.

•Employees must have the ability to smell and taste food for evaluation.

•Ability to stand for an extended period of time without a significant rest period.

•Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

•Employees in this position must be able to regularly lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to cooking fumes and may handle toxic or caustic chemicals.

•Ability to perform duties varying conditions including heat, cold and wet and/or humid, etc.

•Ability to work with disorientated, confused or otherwise handicapped residents.

•The work environment is typically noisy.

Dietary aide positions available:  26-39 (AM) hours in a 2 week period and 30 (PM) hours in a 2 week pay period. These positions would also be  backup Cook as needed. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.