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Dining Server

Company: Cedarhurst
Location: Highland
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCan you be a real, true friend? Is it your nature to be open, listen deeply, know your heart, respond genuinely, and care as only a real friend cares? If so, we want to meet you. Cedarhurst, a regional healthcare provider and true friend of older adults, seeks a service-minded, career-oriented individual to join our team as a part-time Dining Server at our Cedarhurst of Highland community. As a Dining Server you will have to opportunity to connect with, and positively impact the lives of, our residents daily! You will provide a top-notch dining experience for our residents and their families. You will be responsible for helping prepare food, serve, and assist residents that need help eating their meals. Additionally, you'll assist with all catering services, room service, special party needs and marketing functions. You will work alongside the Dining Services Director to ensure the best dining experience for our residents and create a pleasant and sanitary dining area. As a Dining Server, working with the Dining Services Director, you will impact the lives of our residents by –

  • Supports all catering, room service, special party needs, marketing functions, etc.
  • Take drink and food orders, serve residents and guests in a professional and efficient manner.
  • Maintains a clean work area by assisting with washing all pots, pans and cooking utensils used to prepare a meal.
  • Required to: clear, sanitize and set tables, remove garbage from the kitchen and clean trash containers, thoroughly review and complete daily checklist of duties for maintaining and cleaning kitchen and dining areas.
  • Required to assist in cleaning work areas, dining room floor, dining room tables, and dining room chairs after each meal and occasionally after special events, sweep, vacuum, and mop floor at the end of shift.
  • Must remain flexible and have the ability to work weekends when necessary.To become a Dining Server, you will need –
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times with the ability to effectively perform conflict intervention and resolution for residents, families, employees, and others as needed.
    • Must be able to meet all physical demands of the job which includes, but is not limited to: seeing, speaking, touching, walking, standing, bending, reaching overhead, crouching/kneeling, as well as the ability to regularly lift/move up to 50lbs independently and up to 100lbs with assistance.
    • Ability to work well with others and take direction from management, as well as take initiative – willing to go above and beyond to ensure our residents needs are met and they are comfortable in their living environment.
    • Great communication and interpersonal skills are required along with the heart and passion to work with older adults while providing the best care possible.
    • Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents, visitors, employees, and the overall community
    • Must have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations, to be flexible, to work well with many interruptions and have multi-tasking skillsWhen considering a career with Cedarhurst, please understand that –
      • Our core values describe our expectation that every team member will be Passionate, Trustworthy, Empathetic, Positive, Respectful and Approachable – and in every way a real, true friend of those we serve.
      • To be a Cedarhurst team member means you're devoted to doing The Friend's Work: In your every effort, you reassure, energize, and inspire older adults in Cedarhurst.
      • Cedarhurst believes that its team is its greatest asset. For this reason, we provide our team members with extensive training as well as personal and career development opportunities.
      • Cedarhurst believes in promoting from within. We seek team members who wish to grow with us.
      • Cedarhurst offers a competitive benefits package including medical insurance coverage, life insurance, long-term disability coverage and a 401(k) Plan with company match (after 1 year of service).
      • Cedarhurst considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory COVID-19 vaccine program, participating in testing requirements (COVID-19 and TB) and using designated PPE when required. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Keywords: Cedarhurst, Springfield , Dining Server, Hospitality & Tourism , Highland, Illinois

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