Dietary Aide Jobs

Dietary Aide Job Overview

Dietary aides work with a dietitian to prepare food based on recipes for a specific purpose. Dietary aides typically have to consider health-related situations when preparing meals and recipes. A dietary aide may work in a variety of settings in different facilities or as a self-employed dietitian with the appropriate schooling and experience. A dietary aide may be responsible for planning meals based on a person’s health concerns such as diabetes or other chronic illnesses. He or she must interview the person or group and plan and execute meals based on the person or people’s needs. The job may also include monitoring how much a person eats and whether or not they are receiving enough nutrients and calories.

A dietary aide’s daily tasks typically include:

  • interview individuals about health concerns and plan meals accordingly
  • prepare meals based on the registered dietitian or dietary technician's recipes
  • monitor clients to ensure proper food intake
  • prepare menus that are appropriate for a wide range of consumers

Dietary Aide Job Education Requirements

Most states require a person to be certified to work in the food industry in general, but many employers also require special certifications to work as a dietary aide. Some jobs offer on-the-job general training while others offer internships or more formal training such as apprenticeships. Although most dietary aide positions only require a high school diploma, some people go beyond that requirement. A dietary aide or dietetic technician may choose to receive a one-year certificate from a community college or an associate’s degree to work in this field. Some people earn their bachelor’s degree in a related field before becoming a dietary aide.

Dietary Aide Job Market

Because of the variety of opportunities for dietary aides, the job market outlook is positive for this field. A person may look for jobs in hospitals, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, schools, and even prisons. The specific job market is dependent on the area where a person is pursuing a job in this field.

Dietary Aide Job Salary Information

The average salary for a dietary aide in the United States is just under $30,000. The lowest percentage of dietary aides makes around $18,000 per year while the highest percentage makes over $44,000 per year. The salary is dependent on the type of employer. Dietary aides working in hospitals typically make just over $30,000 per year. Some people may also choose to become a dietary manager with enough experience and receive higher wages being in a management position.

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THE TERRACE A Basic Care Facility Is taking Applications for: CNA - 24 hrs a week, PM shift 2:30-10:30pm Dietary Aide - 24 hrs a week, AM shift 6:00am - 2:00pm Dietary Cook - 24 hrs a week, PM Shift 11:00am - 7:00pm All positions include working every other week-end and alternating holidays. Excellent benefit package, including health & life insurance, vacation & sick leave and retirement plan. Ap...
Seeking enthusiastic and committed part-time and full time dietary aides AND Cooks for a skilled nursing facility!! Schedule Needed: Part-time and full-time Opportunity for extra shifts available via vacation coverage. General Job Functions (Assist Cook): Assist in preparing and cooking food according to menu directions and standardized recipes. Assist in Preparing and serving meals that are p...
Valley View Nursing Center provides exceptional long-term care in a family-friendly setting. We offer state of the art electronic health records. The following positions are currently available: RN Supervisors Part-time 1st & 2nd shifts LPN's Part-time 3rd Shift Per Diem All Shifts CNA's (Must be certified or must have recently completed CNA training) Full-time 2nd shifts Part-time All sh...
Leading the Way in Senior Care Since 1948 JOB FAIR Tuesday, 03/03/15 10am - 11:30am and 4pm - 5:30pm 1501 N. Orange Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236 Positions available include: Full time, Part time, Temporary Housekeeper Laundry Aide Dietary Aide Maintenance Tech. Landscaper Receptionist CNA CNA/Med. Tech. LPN RN Pre-school Teacher's Assistant Apply online or in person EOE/Drug & Ni...
PM Cook/Dietary Aide We currently have openings in our Dietary Department. It is a combination position of both a PM Cook and AM Dietary Aide position. Cook is 5 days (12:30pm-8:00pm) in a two week period and Aide is 1 day (6:45am-2:00pm) in a two week period. Experience as a cook preferred but will train the right person. Please apply in person or e-mail *****. Christian Ho...
The Oaks at Radford Hills is now hiring *FT LVN *FT Restorative Nurse Aide- 8-5 M-F every other Saturday *PRN Certified Nurses Assistant *FT CNA *PRN Dietary Aide *PRN Housekeeping/Laundry Aide The Oaks at Radford Hills is an EOE & have Newly Competitive Rates Apply in person 725 Medical Dr. Abilene, TX 79601 The Oaks @ Radford Hills is an equal opportunity employer. .All qualified a...
*TOP JOB* DIETARY AIDES/COOKS - Full & Part Time Windsor House, Inc. Windsor House, Inc. is looking for full and part time Dietary Aides/ Cooks for several locations in Columbiana, OH. Duties include preparation of meals and snacks and assisting with serving and clean up. Some experience in a fast-paced industrial kitchen is preferred. Parkside Health Care Center 930 E. Park Ave. P: 330-48...
DIETARY AID bremen & Mishawaka, IN F/T, PRN, P/T Performs tray line functions including obtaining supplies, serving, portioning food, washing dishes, following Indiana State Boards of Health sanitation guidelines, and operating equipment in kitchen as needed. Apply online at: neuropsychiatrichospitals.net or e-mail Racquel Harris at: ***** This job listing brought to...
Dietary Aide -Full and part-time positions. Full-time position, day shift, and part-time positions afternoon-shift. Performs a variety of duties related to the portioning and serving of meals for residents, staff, and visitors according to daily menu and in accordance with dietary laws. Must be dependable, reliable, and flexible. A positive attitude and ability to interact positively with resident...
Company Confidential Plymouth, MA, 02360
Maintenance Plymouth Weekdays Janitorial Experience ***** Dietary Aides/Cooks Plymouth WD/WE High School Diploma Servesafe *****...
Dietary Aide position available Part-time. Apply at Rolling Meadows at 3006 McNiel, 7 days a week, 8:30-4:30...
Hawthorne House Nursing Home in Freeport, Maine, is looking for a full-time 32 hours / week Dietary Aide to join our friendly team. Experience is a plus, but we will train the right candidate. Hawthorne House offers a generous competitive benefit package including • Health, Dental, Life Insurance • Short/Long Term Disability • Auto and Homeowners Insurance • Earned Benefit Time • A collabora...
DISHWASHER and DIETARY AIDE Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington Part-time and PRN positions available. (EOE/M/F/V/D) Requirements Culinary and/or food services experience preferred. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Professional Development We understand that you want to succeed not only as a person but also as a professional. At Life Care Centers of America, we believe i...
We offer competitive compensation & affordable benefits, including Insurance Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Where Caring People Make the Difference At American Senior Communities, our people deliver the kind of care that you would want for your family members. In an atmosphere that welcomes compassionate, talented individuals, our team members are able to deliver inspired care at the high...
FULL TIME RN or LPN Activities Coordinator Human Resources PART TIME Dietary Aide Must be compassionate caring and dependable. Related experience preferred. Great work environment! We offer: health insurance, retention/incentive plan, paid break and PTO! Send resume or apply at: SpringBrook Assisted Living 861 Critter Ct. Onalaska, WI 54650...
Full-Time - rotating weekend shifts included Parklane West - 2 Towers Park Ln. San Antonio, TX 78209 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they...
Staff is best at Sugar Creek Rest Join our team of fun, smart, happy people who want to make a difference in the lives of others. The following positions are available: FT Registered Nurse (Monday through Friday) FT Certified Nursing Assistants (Evenings and Night Shifts) Ft Activity Aide - PT Dietary Aide Apply online at www.qualitylifeservices.com or at 120 Lakeside Drive, Worthington 724-4...
Title: Catering To You / Dietary Aide City, State: Lewiston, ID Location: St Joseph Regional Medical Ctr Department: Dietary 001 Additional Job Details: PRN Days / 12 hour shifts / 1 weekend day per week and holidays as scheduled Marketing Statement St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho, remains a leader in health care and is the largest full service medical center between Bo...
Christian Home and Rehabilitation Center Houston, TX
Job Description: Dietary Aide/Cook Christian Home and Rehab is seeking kind and compassionate individuals to care for our residents in the following position: Dietary Aide/Cook - AM and PM shifts available. The main responsibilities of the position are: Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietician. Prepare a major meal, following recipes and determining g...
Meridian Health Osnabrock, ND
Responsibilities: The Food Service Associate is responsible for preparing and maintaining adequate levels of food and supplies. S/he transports and serves food to patients. S/he maintains an orderly and clean dining room environment. Qualifications: [Minimum education] High School Diploma or General Equivalency required. [Minimum work experience] One to two experience in healthcare preferred...

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