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Cook

Company: The Waters of Huntingburg
Location: Huntingburg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Waters of Huntingburg - NOW HIRING COOKS -
COME JOIN OUR TEAM!!!
Located on a four-acre campus with a large, wooded park and picnic area in historic Huntingburg, The Waters is a welcoming 95-bed community that features comfortably spacious resident rooms. - We have 37 private rooms and an additional 58 semi-private beds. - Residents and families alike enjoy our cheerful, sun-filled community areas. - When the weather is nice, our beautifully landscaped grounds offer an enjoyable place to interact with family, friends, and residents. - The facility also has a large, enclosed courtyard for resident and visitor use. - Whether is helping new residents to adjust to this new phase of life, administering medical treatments or performing clinical assessments, our staff members work diligently to support and preserve each person's independence.
Benefits:
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday and Birthday Pay)
PTO Cash Out Option
Payactiv (Get paid next day)
Attendance Bonus (Paid Every Pay Period)
Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision and More)
401K
Wonderful Team to Work With!
Tuition Reimbursement
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Cook is responsible for preparing food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations. This position also prepares food according to our established policies and procedures and as directed by the Head Cook and/or Dietary Supervisor, to ensure that quality food service is provided at all times.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Role Responsibilities - Job Knowledge/Duties:
Prepares and serves meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance
Reviews menus prior to preparation of food
Ensures that menus are maintained and filed in accordance with established policies and procedures
Prepares meals in accordance with planned menus
Prepares food for therapeutic diets in accordance with planned menus
Inspects special diet trays to ensure that the correct diet is served to the resident
Coordinates dietary service with other departments as necessary
Works with the facility's dietitian as necessary and implement recommended changes as required
Ensures that all dietary procedures are followed in accordance with established policies
Processes diet changes and new diets as received from Nursing Services
Serves food in accordance with established portion control procedures
Prepares food in accordance with standardized recipes and special diet orders
Prepares and serves bedtime snacks
Ensures that appropriate equipment and utensils are provided with the resident's meal tray
Reviews care plans to ensure that current dietary information is consistent with foods served
Prepares and serves substitute foods to residents who refuse foods served
Must possess complete competence in portion control, food temperatures and tray card procedures
Assists in serving meals as necessary and on a timely basis
Makes only authorized food substitutions
Assists in food preparation for special meals, for parties, etc.
Assists in standardizing the methods in which work will be accomplished
Assists in establishing food service production line, etc., to assure that meals are prepared on time
Must understand how to read and execute the diet spreadsheet
Must be able to use the current Diet Manual to resolve a diet issue in the absence of the supervisor
Others as deemed necessary and appropriate, or as may be directed by Dietary Supervisor
Role Responsibilities - Administrative Duties:
Ensures that food and supplies for the next meal are readily available
Assists in inventorying and storing incoming food, supplies, etc.
Performs administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and submit to the Dietary Supervisor
Recommends to the Dietary Supervisor the equipment and supply needs of the department
Must be proficient in the use of the following equipment and the cleaning of this equipment: Blender, Toaster, Freezers, Oven & Range, Steam Table, Refrigerators, Plate Warmer, Coffee Maker, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Can Opener, Three Compartment Sink and Meat Slicer
Participates and assists in departmental studies and projects as assigned or that may become necessary
Attends and participates in workshops, seminars, etc., as directed
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Must possess, as a minimum, a high school education or equivalent
One (1) year dietary experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility, or other related medical facility preferred (but not necessary)
Must have a sanitation certificate or willing to obtain
Must be able to cook a variety of foods in large quantities
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 be knowledgeable of dietary procedures
Must be able to follow oral and written instructions
Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties
Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing dietary practices
Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, our company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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Keywords: The Waters of Huntingburg, Evansville , Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Huntingburg, Indiana

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