Dietary Aide

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3 weeks ago(7/26/2022 9:55 AM)


Company Summary

If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.


Shift:  (Tues-Sat or Sun to Thurs 10-6:30)


Job Summary

The Dietary Aide is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the kitchen areas as assigned.  In addition, responsible for preparing food to be served complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards following established food production programs and procedures. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleans all dishes, silverware, pot, pans.
  • Replaces chemical as required.
  • Maintains equipment per vendor standards.
  • Cleans and maintains work area.
  • Stocks new food supply delivery according to menu.
  • Cleans kitchen equipment as scheduled.
  • Replenishes café prior to every meal.
  • Uses chemicals for cleaning according to specifications
  • Complies with all regulatory standards, DOH, DHS, OSHA, NJ state, CARF, JCAHO for environmental care/services.
  • Maintains and cleans patient nourishment centers. 
  • Maintains patient Nourishments centers par levels.
  • Collecting cups, drinking glasses and other dinnerware left in common areas by clients and returning to kitchen area.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Manager, within the recognized scope of the position.
  • Assigned Prep duties based on dept. needs.
  • Follows ServSafe guidelines regarding food handling.
  • Maintains Guidelines in preparation of Special Diets.
  • Completes salad bar according to dept. standards.
  • Stores food according to DOH, dates and labels.
  • Operates the dishwasher to properly clean pots, pans, utensils, trays , dishes.
  • Supports and promotes Customer Service.
  • Maintains serving area during meal service.
  • Cleans up serving area after meal service.
  • Sets up serving area before service.



  • High School Diploma required.
  • 2 years of hospitality or cleaning services field in position related to the upkeep and cleaning of interior physical areas.
  • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours.

Physical Requirements

AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws

  • Prolonged sitting at a desk
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.


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