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Elderwood Dining Services Associate in Liverpool, New York


$15.10 - $18.25 / hour



At Elderwood at Liverpool we are seeking kind, collaborative and dedicated Dining Services Associate to join our dietary network.

Dining Services Associate- Position Overview:

  • Dining Service Assistant (DSA) team members are responsible for ensuring the health and wellbeing of our residents by being responsible for food and beverage preparation, meal service, and kitchen/equipment sanitation.

  • This individual also assists with providing a positive experience to the residents while following all applicable regulations.

    Elderwood at Liverpool:

  • Nationally recognized for quality skilled nursing care, Elderwood at Liverpool is located in a quiet community just north of Syracuse, NY, near the shores of Onondaga Lake. A bright and cheerful environment welcomes individuals who require round-the-clock nursing care or short-term subacute physical, occupational or speech therapy. Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood’s Seasons Memory Care Program.


( Dining Services Associate)

  1. Assists in the preparation and delivery of meals to residents according to department policy and position assignment. 2. Adheres to the resident’s diet order, texture/consistency modifications, and menu preferences during the preparation and service of food items and beverages. 3. Performs all responsibilities of the designated position assignment during the scheduled shift in accordance with all safety regulations and standards of practice. 4. May serve meals to residents in dining areas according to seating chart and instructions on resident tray tickets. 5. Assists in care and maintenance of kitchen environment and equipment. 6. Regularly contributes to, and actively participates in, facility and department staff meetings and inservices. 7. May interact and communicate with residents/family members regarding meal service quality. 8. Utilizes electronic timekeeping system as directed. 9. Arrives to work on time, regularly, and works as scheduled. 10. Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing name tag at all times. 11. Follows policy and procedure regarding all electronic devices, computers, tablets, etc. 12. Supports and abides by Elderwood’s Mission, Vision, and Values. 13. Abides by Elderwood’s businesses code of conduct, compliance and HIPAA policies. 14. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.

Base wages increase with experience!


( Dining Services Associate)

  • Minimum of 16 years of age

  • Employment Certificate/Permit required for applicable individuals

  • Prior customer service experience

  • ServSafe certification or willingness to obtain

  • Physical stamina necessary for constant activity

  • HS diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Prior food service, hospitality, serving, or restaurant experience desired

  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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Posted Date3 weeks ago(6/24/2024 12:07 PM)

Requisition ID2024-29783

of Openings8

Area of InterestDining


LocationElderwood at Liverpool

Position TypeRegular Part-Time

ShiftAll Shifts

Salary$15.10 - $18.25 / hour