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  • 4.5

    Dietary Aide

    Promedica Senior Care
    Dietary Aide Job in Dulles Town Center, VA
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    ProMedica Senior Care, formerly HCR ManorCare, provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.
    Entry Level
    21d ago
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  • 4.4

    Dietary Aide

    Sunrise Senior Living
    Dietary Aide Job in Arlington, VA
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    Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work Sunrise Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off.
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Required
    New
    2d ago
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  • 4.6

    Adult Cow Technical Sales and Nutrition Consultant

    Careerbuilder-Us
    Nutritional Consultant Job, Remote or Saint Paul, MN
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    We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which allows us to return earnings back to the industry we serve Role Opportunity- Technical Nutrition Consultant As our dairy industry continues to evolve, so does our approach to our customers and our business.
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
    Masters Required
    16d ago
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  • Nutritional Consultant

    Elevance Health
    Nutritional Consultant Job, Remote or Washington, DC
    ** ***The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting.
    Full Time
    Junior Level
    Easy Apply
    11d ago
  • 4.0

    Dietary Aide

    Birmingham Green Health Center for Comm Cnts
    Dietary Aide Job in Manassas, VA
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    Birmingham Green, a person-centered care focus community located in Manassas, Virginia. Manassas, VA 20110
    Part Time
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Preferred
    12d ago
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  • 3.6

    Dietary Aide

    Annandale Healthcare Center
    Dietary Aide Job in Annandale, VA
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    CommuniCare is now hiring Dietary Aides for Annandale Healthcare Center located in Annandale, Virginia! As Dietary Aide, you will ensure that residents food service needs are met in a timely, accurate, and compassionate manner.
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Required
    34d ago
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  • Now Hiring Dietary Aides in Gainesville

    Virginia Culinary
    Dietary Aide Job in Gainesville, VA
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    ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED Next Level Hospitality Services takes the quality and service of Dietary & Housekeeping Departments in health care facilities to the next level. Here is a chance to advance your career with a cutting-edge company and industry leader. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career opportunity in hospitality services for the healthcare industry, then Next Level Hospitality Services could be for you. Dietary Aide Position: Ability to understand and follow recipe directions, diet orders, tray cards, and work assignments. This position will show a willingness and ability to perform routine tasks with frequent interruptions. Must be comfortable around cleaning agents and chemicals. Must be able to work with other various work routines such as preparing food items, serving trays, handling soiled dishes, operating dietary equipment, and cleaning work area. Looking for patient and tolerant candidates to be part of our Dietary Team. Must be able to work every other weekend. Benefits Offered to Full-time Team Members · Paid Time Off (PTO) · Medical Insurance · Dental Insurance · Vision Insurance · Supplemental Insurance · 401K Next Level Hospitality Services is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
    Full Time
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    41d ago
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  • 4.7

    Dining Associate/Dietary Aide - Part Time $750.00 Sign on Bonus

    Erickson Living
    Dietary Aide Job in Springfield, VA
    Greenspring is a beautiful 60-acre, 24 hour secured continuing care retirement community in Springfield, Virginia. In this role, you are responsible for the overall efficiency of the dining room and pantry while providing service that aligns with the Erickson Senior Living Mission, Vision, and Values. Greenspring is a beautiful 58-acre continuing care retirement community located in the heart of Fairfax County in Springfield, Virginia. We're part of a growing network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states-and growing. We're part of a growing network of communities managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of Senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states and growing.
    Entry Level
    High School Diploma Preferred
    36d ago
  • 3.8

    Dietary Aide

    August Healthcare at Leewood
    Dietary Aide Job in Annandale, VA
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    As a Dietary Aide, you will assist the Chef Supervisor with the daily preparation of resident meals in accordance with established menus, recipes, and sanitary standards. ob Title: Dietary August Healthcare at Leewood Center is a member of the Accordius Health family of skilled nursing facilities and rehabilitation centers. Leewood Healthcare Center is seeking a Dietary Aide.Working at Leewood Healthcare Center you will enjoy:
    Junior Level
    High School Diploma Preferred
    42d ago
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  • 3.7

    Nutrition Services Aide, General Utility

    Virginia Hospital Center
    Nutritional Services Aide Job in Arlington, VA
    At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients. Nutrition Services Aide General Utility VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. The Nutrition Services Aide General Utility position performs a variety of transport and sanitation functions.
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Required
    New
    6d ago
  • 4.4

    Dietary Aide - Part time - Galax

    Acadia Healthcare
    Dietary Aide Job in Galax, VA
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    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Perform routine tasks related to clean up and sanitation of kitchen, dining or serving areas. Properly prepare, serve and store food in accordance with facility policies. Ensure compliance with state or federal regulations. Prepare foods according to standardized recipes and approved menu. Utilize service methods and food handling techniques to ensure quality. Understand and apply the sanitation procedures needed to provide a safe and healthy environment. Adhere to menu compliance, special diet compliance and report any dietary non-compliance, concern or complaint of patients to dietician, supervisor or manager.
    Entry Level
    12d ago
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  • 4.3

    Dietary Aide

    Sayre Christian Village
    Dietary Aide Job, Remote or Lexington, KY
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    Assist with day- to-day functions of the Sayre Christian Village cafeteria as needed. The Dietary Aide is responsible for providing meals to all residents at the Skilled nursing Facility.
    Full Time
    Junior Level
    High School Diploma Required
    10d ago
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  • 4.5

    Dietary Aide

    Promedica Senior Care
    Dietary Aide Job in Sudley, VA
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    ProMedica Senior Care, formerly HCR ManorCare, provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.
    Entry Level
    10d ago
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  • Dietary Aide

    Westminster at Lake Ridge
    Dietary Aide Job in Woodbridge, VA
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    We are currently seeking a caring and energetic part time Dietary Aide. Westminster at Lake Ridge is a premier Continuing Care Retirement Community serving older adults in three levels of service: Independent Living, Assisted Living and a Health Center.
    Part Time
    Junior Level
    High School Diploma Required
    12d ago
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  • Nutrition Assistant (Bilingual)

    Alternative HR LLC
    Nutrition Assistant Job, Remote or Hanover, PA
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    Community Progress Council is seeking candidates for their Nutrition Assistant position . Benefits include... New hire incentive payment of $1,000 upon hire, and an additional $500 after 90 days. Eligibility for health, paid dental, and paid vision coverage. 401(k) plan, with 3% match. Paid time off, sick time, and vacation time. 10 company-paid holidays plus 2 floating holidays. Tuition Reimbursement. Summers off with benefit premiums paid. (Teacher roles only.) Ability to work from home 5 days per month (6 months from start date - restrictions apply depending on the position) Pay differential for bilingual staff. Summary : Provides services to WIC participants by verifying identity, address, income, and motor voter information as outlined in state/federal regulations for separation of duty. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists in educating participants on use of WIC vouchers and/or Farmers Market checks. Collects anthropometric data such as height, weight, and head circumference. Collects blood specimens and performs blood testing for hemoglobin/hematocrits in compliance with quality control standards and universal precautions. Ensures local agency compliance with separation of duty requirements when verifying and documenting identity, income, address, and motor voter information complying with Motor Voter Act as per WIC's state policy. Travels to satellite clinics as scheduled including assisting in packing/unpacking/transporting supplies and equipment and assisting with setting up/taking down equipment. Provides referrals to appropriate health and social service agencies. Adheres to all Local Agency, State and Federal regulations, policies, guidelines. Adheres to the Confidentiality Policies of the Local Agency, State and Federal programs of all client and employee information. EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma/GED and one year of related work experience in an office environment or WIC Program. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite in a Windows environment. Powered by JazzHR vTBxKEyHrP
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Required
    27d ago
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  • Dietary Aide, Part Time

    Mount Vernon Healthcare Center
    Dietary Aide Job in Alexandria, VA
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    for Mount Vernon Healthcare Center As Dietary Aide, you will ensure that residents food service needs are met in a timely, accurate, and compassionate manner.
    Part Time
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Required
    30d ago
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  • 4.6

    Part-Time Nutrition Survey Assistant (Remote Eligible)

    Mathematica
    Nutrition Assistant Job, Remote or Princeton, NJ
    All Mathematica staff must be in accordance with Executive Order 14042 and its implementing guidelines. Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world.
    Entry Level
    Bachelors Preferred
    24d ago
  • School Nutrition Assistant

    Career Match Solutions
    Nutrition Assistant Job in Alexandria, VA
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    Job DescriptionDescription: This position assists the school food service team in the preparation, serving, and cleanup of nutritious, appealing meals and works with the manager in maintaining documentation of daily record keeping/or financial daily record keeping for specific departments. * This position is Monday-Friday for 6.5 hours per day. Must be available between the hours of 6:00 am and 2:00 pm. Qualifications: Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Certificates & Licenses: ServSafe; NVCFM Experience: Job-related experience is desired. Essential Functions: Serve as lead cashier, produce/baker, or prep/production employee as assigned by manager Assist with management responsibilities in the absence of the manager/assistant manager Work with the manager/assistant manager to train new employees Arranges food and beverage items (e.g. placing in steam tables, displaying, filling racks, transporting food carts to classrooms, etc.) Assists in promoting the food services program Assists in the preparation of a variety of lunchroom-related reports (e.g. bank deposits, production sheets, temperature sheets, etc.) Assists with stocking and inventorying Cleans utensils, equipment, and the storage, food preparation, and serving areas Collects payments for food items (e.g. cash, eligible meal recipients, etc.). Cooks food prepares and/or from scratch Documents waste (e.g. leftovers, unsanitary food items, spoilage, etc.) Inspects food items and/or supplies to verify the quantity and specifications of orders Loads carts and delivers meals to classrooms as assigned Monitors kitchen and cafeteria areas to ensure a safe working environment. Monitors temperatures (e.g. freezer, refrigerator, hot food, etc.) Prepares food and beverage items to meet mandated nutritional requirements and projected meal requirements Receives supplies and food items to ensure adequate supplies Reconciles cash transactions and item count to balance financial and daily inventory accounts Responds to inquiries from various parties Stocks food, condiments, and supplies Clearances: Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance. Tuberculosis Skin Test. Public Health Compliance Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed. Must follow safety and health protocols.
    Junior Level
    High School Diploma Preferred
    39d ago
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  • 3.8

    Dietary Aide - Brookside Rehab and Nursing Center

    Live Well Healthcare Solutions
    Dietary Aide Job in Warrenton, VA
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    If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career opportunity in hospitality services for the healthcare industry, then Live Well Healthcare Solutions could be for you. is seeking a Dietary Aide to work in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
    Entry Level
    12d ago
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  • 4.8

    Adult Cow Technical Sales and Nutrition Consultant

    Land O Lakes
    Nutritional Consultant Job, Remote or Waco, TX
    Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. Join Land O Lakes Feed Division a global leader and competitive Purina Animal Nutrition team who focus on serving the Dairy Industry from nutrition services, risk management, forage quality and carbon credit solutions. Adult Cow Technical Sales and Nutrition Consultant
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
    Masters Required
    New
    5h ago
  • Dietary Aide

    Promedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
    Dietary Aide Job in Fort Lee, VA
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    Location 553 - ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation - Imperial in Richmond, VA
    Entry Level
    18d ago
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  • Dietary Aide

    Courtland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
    Dietary Aide Job in Franklin, VA
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    Courtland Rehabilitation And Healthcare Center : Dietary Aide assists the Dietary Cooks and Managers in preparation of food for the residents.
    Entry Level
    High School Diploma Preferred
    9d ago
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  • 4.1

    Dietary Aide

    Lifespire Lakewood
    Dietary Aide Job in Richmond, VA
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    We are a regional leader in senior care and are located in the west end of Richmond.
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    28d ago
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  • 4.0

    Dietary Aide

    Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
    Dietary Aide Job in Chilhowie, VA
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    Valley Rehab & Nursing Center Qualifications of the Dietary Aide: ** Duties and Responsibilities of Dietary Aide
    Full Time
    Junior Level
    High School Diploma Required
    35d ago
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  • 4.1

    Dietary Aide/Household Specialist

    Westminster Canterbury Richmond
    Dietary Aide Job in Richmond, VA
    At Westminster Canterbury of Richmond, you can learn, grow and make a lasting impact on residents and families.
    Full Time
    Part Time
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Preferred
    52d ago
  • 3.8

    Dietary Aide

    Choice Healthcare at Greene County
    Dietary Aide Job in Stanardsville, VA
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    Location: Stanardsville, VA
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Required
    36d ago
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  • Dietary Aide (ability to cook)

    Berea Health and Rehabilitation
    Dietary Aide Job in Fredericksburg, VA
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    **Dual position ** We are a leader in the long-term care industry operating in 7 different states. It is our commitment to the care of our residents and our staff that sets us apart from the rest. From the development of our Scratch Kitchens to the Saber Foundation Employee Hardship program, we are committed to the care and attention of everyone we serve! Come work for a growing company, who appreciates the value of its team members! This is our Advantage: Weekly Pay! Brand New Facility Supportive Environment Willing to Train Qualification/Responsibilities: Organize and adjust tables for dining areas, paying special attention to cleanliness and ease of use Assist team members with preparing and cooking meals for the facility Deliver meals and food trays to patients at predetermined times Discard trash and remove waste after scheduled dining hall times Maintain clean and orderly food stations for buffets and special events Monitor pantry stock and inform management of items running low and in need or re-ordering Assist kitchen manager in creating menus within the budget and requirements of patients Depending on the state of employment, professional certification in food sanitation may be required Experience working in a medical environment or in customer service is preferred Skilled in preparing food for a large group of people as instructed by kitchen management Basic understanding of kitchen cookware and appliances Excellent teamwork and communication skills are needed to successfully prepare large-scale catering orders Ability to work on your feet and in the standing position for an extended period Flexibility in terms of availability, able to work holidays and weekend generally preferred Ability to lift and transport heavy trays and carts as needed Shift and Wage: Part-Time Opportunity Available Various Shifts Needed Wage: Discussed upon interview based on experience Benefits and Perks: Comprehensive benefit packages including medical, dental and vision 401K through Fidelity Paid Time Off (PTO) Educational and tuition opportunities Employee Perks Program offering discounts to major companies Employee Recognition Programs Culture of employees creating an IMPACT! *Program details can vary amongst buildings. Please see HR for the facility-specific benefit plans. We comply with any federal and/or state mandates related to the COVID 19 vaccine We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran and also promote a drug-free workplace.
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    16d ago
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  • Dietary Aide (Parsons Residential Care Center)

    Indigo Hall
    Dietary Aide Job in Chesapeake, VA
    As a dietary aide you will be part of the Dietary team.
    Full Time
    Part Time
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    52d ago
  • Dietary Aide Part-Time

    Camp Recovery
    Dietary Aide Job in South Boston, VA
    We are currently recruiting for a part-time Dietary Aide/Cook to be responsible for preparing main menu items and various duties in the kitchen, including preparation of various portions of meals, presentation of food, and delivery of food in accordance with current regulatory standards and the facility's established policies and procedures.
    Part Time
    Entry Level
    60d+ ago
  • Dietary Aide

    Bayside Health & Rehabilitation Center
    Dietary Aide Job in Virginia Beach, VA
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    Bayside Health & Rehabilitation Center , a 60 -bed healthcare center in Virginia Beach, Virginia , is seeking an energetic and customer focused Dietary Aide. We recognize that food brings people together, and dining is an important part of the outstanding experience we provide for our patients . We are searching for caring, warm-hearted people who are searching for an opportunity to do meaningful work, an opportunity to put a personal touch on improving the lives of others. We understand the demands of caring for others, and we consider it an honor. Our team members experience the daily joy of enriching the lives of others, while building genuine relationships with patients and their families. Become part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team of professionals who share their positive attitudes and compassionate hearts with every patient, family, and co-worker. The Dietary Aide is responsible for serving meals to patients in dining areas and/or rooms. The Dietary Aide sets up for meal service and cleans up after meal service and resets dining rooms. He/she courteously and efficiently serves patients. Job qualifications include but are not limited to: Prior dietary experience preferred. Must have strong customer service skills. Ability to communicate, read, comprehend, understand, and write messages, and follow directions is required. Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. We offer a competitive rate of pay and a comprehensive benefits package for full time associates which include affordable health and dental insurance within 60-90 days of hire, paid time off, extra pay for holidays, and a 401k with company match.
    Full Time
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    28d ago
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  • 4.4

    Dietary Aide Part-Time

    Acadia Healthcare
    Dietary Aide Job in South Boston, VA
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    We are currently recruiting for a part-time Dietary Aide/Cook to be responsible for preparing main menu items and various duties in the kitchen, including preparation of various portions of meals, presentation of food, and delivery of food in accordance with current regulatory standards and the facility's established policies and procedures.
    Part Time
    Entry Level
    15d ago
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  • 4.0

    Dietary Aide

    Birmingham Green
    Dietary Aide Job in Manassas, VA
    Birmingham Green, a person-centered care focus community located in Manassas, Virginia. Manassas, VA 20110
    Full Time
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Preferred
    54d ago
  • 4.7

    Dietary Aide - PRN

    Universal Health Services
    Dietary Aide Job in Portsmouth, VA
    Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center currently has a Dietary Aide - PRN position available.
    Junior Level
    25d ago
  • 4.5

    Dietary Aide

    Promedica Health System
    Dietary Aide Job in Richmond, VA
    ProMedica Senior Care, formerly HCR ManorCare, provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. 553 - ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation - Imperial in Richmond, VA
    Entry Level
    17d ago
  • 4.4

    Dietary Aide

    Sunrise Senior Living
    Dietary Aide Job in Fort Belvoir, VA
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    Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work Sunrise Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off.
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Required
    22d ago
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  • 4.3

    Dietary Aide

    Atlantic Shores
    Dietary Aide Job in Virginia Beach, VA
    Hospitality Promises: Atlantic Shores Cooperative Association fully embraces a culture of hospitality. Here at Atlantic Shores, you will have the opportunity to make a wonderful difference in someone's life every day. Rethink the idea of Retirement - it's the heart of our philosophy and mission at Atlantic Shores, an award-winning 55+ retirement community in Virginia Beach. Position Summary: The Dietary Aide, in accordance with established policies and procedures, assembles and serves meals to our residents and guests while providing effective and compassionate customer service. The Dietary Aide assists in supporting an exceptional level of service in the healthcare center and is therefore an integral part of the team. Wellness Focus: Atlantic Shores Cooperative Association employees are expected to promote a healthy community culture for all residents and employees. We welcome you to apply for our Dietary Aide position. Employment with Atlantic Shores comes with great benefits - with the flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs. We live our mission of providing high quality housing, supportive services, and health care in an environment of freedom, dignity and security and are seeking a dedicated, Dietary Aide to join our team!
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Preferred
    60d+ ago
  • Dietary Aide- 2 positions 1230-830pm Fulltime

    Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
    Dietary Aide Job in Richmond, VA
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    Westport Rehabilitation is seeking a FT dietary aides.
    Entry Level
    26d ago
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  • 4.7

    Nutrition Services Aide

    Encompass Health Corp.
    Nutritional Services Aide Job in Fredericksburg, VA
    The Nutrition Services Aide assists in maintaining inventory, serviceware and sanitary conditions within the department. The Nutrition Services Aide assists in preparing therapeutic and modified diets for patients as well as preparing meals for employees, visitors and special functions.
    Part Time
    Entry Level
    41d ago
  • 3.9

    Dietary Aide - York Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

    Virginia Health Services
    Dietary Aide Job in Yorktown, VA
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    Locally owned and headquartered in Newport News, Virginia since 1963, Virginia Health Services offers exceptional senior living and health care services. The Dietary Aide has the following responsibilities:
    Part Time
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    12d ago
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  • 3.9

    Dietary Aide/ Porter-WEEKLY PAY!

    Oak Grove Health & Rehab Center
    Dietary Aide Job in Chesapeake, VA
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    We are hiring an experienced Dietary Aide to help us keep growing.
    Full Time
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    11d ago
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Average Salary For a Dietary Aide

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Dietary Aide is $28,005 per year or $13 per hour. The highest paying Dietary Aide jobs have a salary over $35,000 per year while the lowest paying Dietary Aide jobs pay $22,000 per year

Updated November 29, 2022
Average Dietary Aide Salary
$28,005 yearly
$13 hourly
$22,000
10 %
$28,005
Median
$35,000
90 %

4 Common Career Paths For a Dietary Aide

Certified Nursing Assistant

A certified nursing assistant generally assists patients in their healthcare needs and medical procedures. They support patients in their daily activities by monitoring patients' temperature and food intake, ensuring the cleanliness of the patient's room, and keeping documentation of patients' conditions for reference of nurses and doctors. A certified nursing assistant should also communicate with patients' families and provide updates as often as needed. It is also important that a nursing assistant is patient and compassionate enough to attend to direct patient needs, which could get demanding or challenging at times.

Cook

Cooks are responsible for preparing meals for guests or employers. They must be knowledgeable about the different recipes and ingredients needed. They are also responsible for managing the inventory and ensuring that the pantry is well-stocked. They prepare meals from scratch, cutting ingredients, measuring them, and following recipes. Cooks should be creative, especially when ingredients are lacking, and they must find alternatives that will not compromise the food taste. They should be precise, imaginative, and patient. Cooks should also have good time management skills and decision-making skills.

Home Health Aid

Home health aides provide care and assistance to patients who have chronic illnesses, injuries, disabilities, or age-related challenges inside the patient's home. They monitor the patient's condition and help them in any activity they may need assistance in. They provide support to both the patient and the family to manage the patient's condition. Home health aides care for the patient by providing personal services like bathing and basic grooming, designing nutritional plans, cooking and preparing meals, running errands, maintaining the cleanliness of the home, managing medication intake, and ensuring the home is safe and secure for the patient.

Line Cook

Line cooks are responsible for preparing meals for guests or employers. The term line cook brings to mind an assembly line. This is apt because line cooks are usually assigned to a specific station to work on a specific part of a meal or a preparation process. They are part of a bigger group of cooks in the restaurant. This is done so that meal preparation is more efficient. Line cooks are responsible for preparing ingredients, ensuring that the pantry is well-stocked, and doing their assigned activity in the line. They are expected to be good team players, have experience as a cook, and be able to follow recipes and provide alternatives when necessary.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Dietary Aide

Dietary Aide Jobs FAQs

Can A Dietary Aide Make 100k?

No, you cannot make $100,000 per year as a dietary aide. It is highly unlikely to earn over $100k because the average annual salary for a dietary aide is $25,656. Even dietary aides in higher-paid positions do not typically earn more than $30,000 per year.

Is Dietary Aide A Good Job?

No, being a dietary aide is not a good job. While the work can be easy and fulfilling, the pay is unacceptably low. The role of dietary aide can be a good stepping-stone while earning a college degree and/or before transitioning to a position like nursing or nutrition specialist.

What Hours Do Dietary Aides Work?

Dietary aides typically work first and second shift hours, though the hours are flexible and may include nights and weekends. Dietary aides typically do not work the third shift or overnight.

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