Cook

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of all vaccinations and boosters as required by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs 
  • High School Graduate 
  • One-year dietary experience in healthcare preferably 
  • A sincere desire to work with older adults 
  • Promote health and wellbeing for all residents 
  • Must be understanding, patient, and kind and willing to learn more about the special needs for our residents. 
  • Must be a team player with other staff members 
  • Never convicted of a felony 
  • Expectation is to smile when engaging with our residents, family members, and guests 
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm 
  • Servsafe certified or willingness to obtain 
  • In good mental and physical health 

Job Performance Criteria: 

  • Requires reading and writing and knowledge of computer use 
  • Positive energy and always pleasant 
  • Moderate to light to heavy lifting 
  • Must sit, stand, and walk intermittently during the workday. 
  • Communicate in English 
  • Must have ability to react calmly and effectively in any type of situation. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review menus prior to cooking 
  • Review diet needs with staff to ensure to correct diets are served appropriately 
  • Learn diet profiles of each resident 
  • Responsible for dating all food when stored  
  • Assist in outside activities. 
  • Responsible to maintain a temperature log for all food served 
  • Assist in the development, printing and distribution of a daily menus  
  • Assist in daily or scheduled duties 
  • Assist in food production planning with the Culinary Director 
  • Attend in-services, training programs and meetings designed to improve knowledge and improve job performance as required. 
  • Will share responsibility for additional cook coverage if needed 
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and hazard-free manner 
  • Develop professional relationships with family members 
  • Any other duties as assigned by Executive Director 
  • Be available to work various shifts/weekends 

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