Company Description: Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
has been caring for people in the Great
Barrington area since 1976, providing top-
quality, personalized rehabilitation, nursing,
and long-term care in a warm, homelike setting.
We're located just minutes from downtown Great Barrington and Fairview Hospital. Our building sits on a serene, wooded lot in a lovely, residential neighborhood.
We're locally run and staffed by caring and attentive Great Barrington healthcare professionals. And we're backed by Berkshire Healthcare, one of the largest, nonprofit, long-term care providers in Massachusetts. That gives us a tremendous advantage: access to an extensive network of top healthcare professionals and other resources to support our programs and services.
High School or Equivalent
Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center currently has a part-time opening for a qualified Dietary Aide to join our team of compassionate and caring staff. The primary purpose of the position is to provide assistance in all dietary functions as directed/instructed and in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures. Evening and weekend hours available.
Fairview Commons offers competitive wages and an attractive benefits package, including:
•Low-cost, high-quality health and dental insurance
•Generous time-off program
•Career advancement opportunities
•Nonprofit, patient-centered work environment
•Flexible work schedules
•403(b) retirement plan
•No-cost life and accidental death insurance
•Flexible spending accounts
Training and Development
Our people are our greatest asset and we are proud to support continuing education at all levels:
•Stepping Stones (for licensed nurses): 100% of tuition, books, and uniforms—up front—for LPN, RN, and BSN studies
•Educational Assistance: To expand any career horizons.
•CNA training classes.
•Must possess, as a minimum, a high school education.
•Must possess a valid government issued ID.
•Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
•Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
•Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
•Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
•Must maintain supplies, equipment, work areas & perform inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
•Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
•Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing dietary practices.
•Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
•Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
•Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
•Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which include a medical and physical examination.
•Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile people within the facility.
•Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 4 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.