EOE STATEMENTWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.NUMBER OF OPENINGS1DESCRIPTION
It is the responsibility of the cook to manage and operate the kitchen in the absence of the Dietary Supervisor. He/she is reports to the Dietary supervisor.
- Maintain kitchen and cooking area in a safe, orderly, clean and sanitary manner.
- Ability to prepare tasteful meals and to cook a variety of foods in large quantities.
- Ability to follow prepared menus and portion control guides.
- Ability to prepare special diets accurately.
- Record food temperatures for the meals.
- Prepare pureed foods.
- Ability to work in cooperation and harmony with personnel in all departments.
- Maintain quaternary solution in sanitizer buckets.
- Assist with serving the different meals.
- Clean cooking area and serving carts.
- Report resident care concerns and potential issues to Administrator and/or Director of Nurses.
- Participate in the orientation and on-going training of dietary staff.
- Ability to make the presentation of the food appealing to the residents.
- Ability to cooperate.
- Willing to supervise and to work under supervision.
- To make sure all cleaning schedules are followed.
Education and/or Experience – High school diploma or equivalent. Should have experience as a cook in a hospital or long term care facility for not less than one year.
Language Skills – Ability to read technical procedures. Ability to read and follow recipes. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees.
Mathematical Skills – Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations – Must obtain and maintain ServSafe Certificate. Knowledge and experience with PCC preferred. Must remain in good standing with the Department of Public Health.
Physical Demands – The essential functions of this position require the following physical abilities: Standing and /or walking very frequently. Sitting occasionally. Reaching with hands and arms frequently, pushing/pulling very frequently. Talking and /or hearing very frequently. Tasting and /or smelling very frequently. Lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling occasionally. Close, distance, color, peripheral, and depth perception in vision: ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
Note: Nothing in this job specification restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Critical features of this job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.
FULL-TIME/PART-TIMEFull-TimePOSITIONCookHIRING MANAGER(S) LOCATIONWILLOW CREEKABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Our Mission is to be committed to excellence in serving our community
Our Vision is to be the premier provider of post-acute care by perfecting our core competencies
Our Values are Excellence, Trust, Accountability, Mutual Respect and Love, as we recognize that love is the essence behind providing care to the most vulnerable and sick in our community
We are making every effort to minimize the exposure of COVID-19 to our Residents and staff. Our utmost concern is for the health and well-being of each of our Residents and to ensure our staff is healthy and able to continue to care for Residents. With all of the directives being followed from the CDC, the CMS, the state health department, state government, and the federal government.
We are looking for staff willing and able to provide the upmost care to our Residents; to don/doff PPE appropriately, practice proper hand hygiene, and infection control protocols at all times.