This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit in Cambridge Bay location only.
The Dietary Aide works in collaboration with the cook, nursing and nutrition staff to provide nutrition for patients in a clean and safe environment. The position is responsible for preparing and serving appropriate and safe food and beverage to patients. The position is responsible for ensuring that the cafeteria and kitchen are cleaned and maintained in accordance with regulations, policies and departmental procedures.
The Dietary Aide delivers meals and snacks to patients admitted to the hospital and is a key member of the health care team. The position also ensures that the food service department is clean and presented to the general public in a way that is representative of a hospital that meets Accreditation Council Standards.
As a frontline staff for infection control, the Dietary Aide ensures that the principal of food safety, infection control and cross contamination are strictly adhered to.
These positions requires shift work, including weekends and statutory holidays, as the facility operates on a 24/7 basis year round.
The successful incumbent will have a minimum of Grade 6 education and the ability to interpret Health Facility/Department policies and procedures and implement them; and the ability to use cleaning equipment safely and effectively, thus good communications skills are essential to work with other department, in addition, demonstrate willingness to take on other assigned duties as delegated by the supervisor.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Food Services certification is an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to staff future vacancies in various communities.