Lorien Harmony Hall, one of the top Assisted Living facilities in Columbia, Maryland, is actively seeking a Dietary Aide to join our team full time. As Dietary Aide, you will provide assistance in all dietary functions as directed / instructed by the Dietary Director and in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures. JOB FUNCTIONS: Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position. * Ensure that all dietary procedures are followed in accordance with established policies. * Serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance. * Assist in serving meals as necessary and on a timely basis. * Serve food in accordance with established portion-control procedures and HACCP temperatures. * Set up meal trays, food carts, dining room, etc., as instructed. * Serve food on all floors with accuracy and according to tickets. * Serve food in dining room as instructed. * Be knowledgeable about menu items and able to answer questions as needed. * Be able to use wireless ordering system on handheld tablets * Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties, in accordance with established policies and procedures. * Perform dish washing / cleaning procedures. Assure that utensils, etc., are readily available and prepared for next meal. * Maintain cleanliness and organization in all dining rooms. * Prepare food, etc., in accordance with sanitary regulations as well as with our established policies and procedures. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on the maturity level they are currently functioning. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety, and proper performance of assigned duties. Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday. Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum of 4 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 100 feet.