Dietary Aide - Nexus Specialty Hospital - Shenandoah, TX


  • Adheres to Food Safety Manual regarding any and all food preparation practices.
  • Checks and records proper sanitary, temperature and function of dishwasher and pot wash areas.
  • Ensures cleanup of kitchen/cafeteria and equipment on a daily basis, including sweeping, mopping and garbage.
  • Ensures utensils and serving equipment/dishes are clean and ready for next meal service.
  • Assists with checking of meal trays for accuracy.
  • Assists management in assuring that adequate levels of food supplies are maintained including appropriate storage and rotating of supplies.
  • Follows facility policies and procedures regarding proper sanitation, safety and infection control as mandated by the Texas Department of Health.
  • Prepares and serves special diet orders (such as pureed, low sodium, mechanically soft, cold food preparation, etc.)
  • Keeps work area clean and free of hazardous equipment.
  • Works safely with all equipment and duties.
  • Assists with all meal transport as needed.
  • Addresses patients, staff and visitors with warmth and respect.
  • Provides services graciously and courteously.
  • Assists the cook with meal preparation as needed.
  • Utilizes time efficiently and completes duties without sacrificing quality of work.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in working hours and days scheduled in order to meet the needs of the department.
  • Deliver’s formulas to correct nursing stations.
  • Provides A.M. formulas according to written recipes and following proscribed methods of sanitation.
  • Delivers P.M. formulas according to formula delivery chart maintained by supervisor.
  • Prepares and delivers snacks to nurse’s station each morning using snack chart.
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Job Requirements


  • One (1) year experience in institutional or commercial food service preferred


  • Basic computer skills required
  • Must have valid driver’s license

Education Required

  • High School diploma or equivalent are required