Knoxville, TN


Assists in the preparation of food in quantities according to the menu, recipe and number of persons to be served, including setting up dining room as instructed and prepares items such as salads and beverages. Takes resident orders and serves meals to residents in a timely manner. Cleans resident eating areas, work areas, equipment and utensils according to the proper procedures, including collecting and stacking dirty dishes on cart and returns cart to kitchen, washing cooking equipment, carts, pots, pans, dishes and utensils, cleaning eating and prep surfaces, sweeping and moping floor, removing garbage, storing food in designated areas. Consistently work cooperatively with residents, residents� representatives, facility staff, physicians, consultants and ancillary service providers.


Competitive wages based on years of experience (all)

State of Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System – 100% Employer funded, full-time employees vest after 5 years of service (full-time employees)

State of Tennessee medical, dental and vision

Life insurance, cancer and accident, disability and long-term care insurance available

Paid time off (vacation)

Extended disability benefits (sick leave)

Bereavement leave (all employees in leave accruing positions)

Paid holidays (Tier two employees)

Double pay for select holidays worked (Tier one employees)

Flexible spending accounts for child care and medical expenses

Deferred compensation (401(k) and 457)


Prior experience in a dietary environment at a large establishment; health care experience preferred. Previous knowledge and care of food service equipment is required.

NOTICE: This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position. Employment and professional references required.


High School diploma or equivalent preferred and previous experience in a long-term care or hospital setting is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

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