COOK in Tomball, TX at Advanced Healthcare Solutions

Date Posted: 10/21/2018

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Job Description

The general purpose of our cooks is to prepare food in accordance with Resident Diet Specifications, facility procedures, and prescribed dietary and sanitary regulations under the supervision of the Dietary Services Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
FOOD PREPARATION, SERVING, AND CLEANING:

• Prepare and serve food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, portion control procedures and facility policies. Perform routine cleaning of cooking equipment, food preparation area in accordance with policy and procedures, and federal and state guidelines. Assure safe food handling procedures are practiced.

IN-SERVICE FUNCTIONS:

• Attend orientation and in-service as required by the state.

RESIDENTS’ RIGHTS FUNCTIONS:

• Understand, comply with and promote all rules regarding residents’ rights.

ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS:

• Assist the Dietary Manager and/or Dietitian to direct activities of the Dietary Assistants; review and process diet changes and ensure menus are maintained in accordance with established procedures; coordinate dietary services with other departments; review menus prior to preparation of food.

SAFETY AND SUPPLY FUNCTIONS:

• Ensure that food and supplies are available for the next meals and assist in inventorying and storing incoming foods and supplies, and report any hazardous conditions, equipment, accidents and incidents.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT FUNCTIONS:

• Attend and participate in training, educational activities and staff meetings; assist in orientation and training other staff.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

Job Requirements

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (WITH OR WITHOUT THE AIDE OF MECHANICAL DEVICES):

Walking, reaching, bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand coordination, ability to distinguish smells, tastes and temperatures, ability to read and write, ability to communicate with residents and personnel, ability to understand and follow training and in-service education, and ability to remain calm under stress.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
• Must be able to relate positively and favorable to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other associates.
• Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.
• Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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