Prep Cook/Dietary Aide – Light of Hearts Villa – Bedford, OH

Light of Hearts Villa (LOHV)
Job Description

Job Title:
Prep Cook/Dietary Aide

Reporting Relationship:
Director of Dining Services, and Assistant Director of Dining Services

Job Summary:
Flexible individual who will assume responsibilities of prep cook to assist in the kitchen; Can assume the role of lead cook for any meal; Performs duties of dietary aide as a dining room server for all shifts as needed; Performs duties in the dish room for all shifts as needed.

Must have availability from 7 AM – 6 PM including weekends and holidays, but hours are flexible.

Qualifications and Job Duties:

− To assist the Chef with meal production, and is point person in charge when the Chef is not there.
− Responsible to guide and direct other employees, relying on experience and judgment to plan and to have meals ready to serve on time.
− Direct and guide the dietary aides in the area of food preparation, and assist them, when needed.
− Helps in getting the prep list completed.
− Responsible, along with other dietary staff, to keep the kitchen clean and safe.
− Responsible to serve the residents in a friendly, high quality standard.
− Sets up the dining room for residents and guests.
− Responsible, along with dietary staff, for cleaning the dining area and the coffee area.
− Responsible for cleaning, drying and putting away dishes, pots and pans.
− Follow procedures that meet with the requirements of the Health Department and those instructed by the Chef.
− Maintains cleanliness and safety in the dish room.
− Sweep and wash the kitchen and dish room floor.
− Help keep the storage/stock areas organized and clean.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to follow written/verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to crouch, twist, grasp, lift, push, pull, stand, balance, kneel and stoop adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.

General Duties/Responsibilities Required for all Positions:

  • Follow established performance standards and implements facility policies and procedures.
  • Follow the mission and vision of Light of Hearts Villa.
  • Assume accountability for all data contained in the Employee Handbook.
  • Perform other duties as directed by your immediate supervisor, department manager or Executive Director.
  • Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
  • Clocks in and out appropriately
  • Attend staff meetings, facility education programs and in-service classes as scheduled and required.
  • Accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner.
  • Assume personal responsibility for following facility procedures related to control of equipment and supplies within the facility.
  • Clean and store equipment in appropriate places.
  • Assist new employees in following established facility policies and procedures.
  • Accept constructive criticism from supervisor or department manager and act accordingly.
  • Come to work in a clean, neat manner and consistently present an appropriate professional appearance.
  • Assume responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations for a Licensed Residential Care Facility.
  • Meets all licensure requirements.
  • Follow Resident Rights policies at all times.
  • Assure that all medical record/resident and employee information is protected and kept confidential.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with residents and staff.
  • Observe all facility safety policies and procedures.
  • Be responsible for the safety and well-being of residents in the facility.
  • Identify safety hazards and initiate corrective action.
  • Follow OSHA Standards as demonstrated by facility policies.
  • Observe infection control procedures as demonstrated by facility policies.
  • Document incidents and/or unusual problems according to established facility policies.
  • Maintain records of appropriate documentation according to federal, state and local regulations.
  • Perform all duties assigned in an effective and timely manner.
  • Maintains professional boundaries
  • Follows universal precautions
  • Complies with meal breaks and other breaks as outlined in employee handbook
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $13.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability


  • Cooking: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

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