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Diet Aide

Department: Food and Beverage
Salary/Hourly Rate: $14 - $15 Per Hour

GlenBrook Health Center is currently hiring a full time Diet Aide. The Diet Aide is responsible for preparing and serving therapeutic diet trays to health center residents in accordance with posted therapeutic diet menus.

  • Prepares and serves therapeutic diet trays to health center residents in accordance with posted therapeutic diet menus. 
  • Prepares therapeutic desserts and salad as required for assisted and skilled nursing facility. 
  • Serves meals in the health center. 
  • Sets up tables in the health center dining room and breaks down same after meal. 
  • Transports hot and cold foods to and from the kitchen. Transports all required non-food items to and from the kitchen.
  • Maintains station equipment and work area in safe and sanitary conditions. 
  • Attends in-service training and education sessions as assigned. 
  • Follows proper food handling techniques and coordinates the use of time, material and equipment to avoid waste and unnecessary expense. 
  • Maintains acceptable standards of personal hygiene and complies with department dress code.


  • Six month’s experience as a diet aide or diet clerk in a skilled nursing facility preferred but not required. Will train on-the-job.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to understand measurements and conversions.
  • Ability to interpret standardized recipes, instructions, specifications and standards.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, set up trays and plates in accordance with diet orders and interpret specifications and standards.
  • Requires empathy for the elderly.

About GlenBrook Health Center:

The five-star rated GlenBrook Health Center is located adjacent to the campus of La Costa Glen in Carlsbad, and offers 94 Skilled Nursing beds and 70 Assisted Living rooms with professional staffing 24 hours a day. Set in a beautiful location, surrounded by natural hills and lush landscaping, our skilled nursing creates a nurturing and caring environment. GlenBrook has achieved Medicare’s 5 star facility rating since its inception and annually receives outstanding state survey results across the board. Our skilled nursing has an outstanding nursing team, enjoying high staffing ratios resulting in very low nursing team turnover. Our assisted living offers personalized assisted living and secured dementia care. The community also provides full-service physical, occupational and speech therapy and rehabilitation departments, as well as other key services.

The community is bordered by vistas and gardens, a serene and positive setting in which to heal, rejuvenate, and experience quality of life. The use of vibrant color, cascading waterfalls, and fruit trees provide inviting areas in which residents and families may enjoy outdoor special moments of peace and tranquility.

We appreciate your interest in our employment opportunities at our Community. We are committed to hiring high quality, professional and caring individuals. We value and recognize the importance of supporting, training, and retaining our employees to better serve our residents. We look for employees with a passion for customer service.

Prior to beginning work at our community, applicants must complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) skin test, and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice (over 18 only). The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs.

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a Safe Harbor 401(k) with match. Apply online at


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