Cook

  • Laurelwood Healthcare Center
  • Jackson, Tennessee
  • Oct 10, 2020
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Laurelwood Healthcare Center - Low-Cost Health Insurance
Free Life Insurance
401k with company match
Other benefits:
Paid Time Off
Paid Birthday Holiday
Dental and Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Ancillary Insurance Available.
Includes: Accident, Cancer, Hospital and Critical Illness.

General Purpose:
Prepare food in accordance with prescribed resident diet specification, facility procedures, and dietary and sanitary regulations under the supervision of the Dietary Manager.
Essential Job Functions
This facility expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents. Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

Prepare and cook resident meals in quantities according to menu and number of persons served.

Prepare meals according to proper methods and cooking temperatures for best utilization and yield of meats and other foods.

Clean work area and equipment in accordance with sanitation requirements.

Taste, smell, and observe all foods prepared to confirm with recipes, and good taste and appetizing appearance.

Consistently prepare meals on time so that serving schedules are being met.

Serve food according to dietary guidelines, checking each tray for completeness and accuracy.

Monitor portion control guidelines for individual residents to prevent food waste.

Prepare foods for facility personnel, families, visitors, and for special occasions and events as directed by the administrator.

Prepare and serve food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portion, and temperature control procedures and facility policies.

Inspect special diet trays to assure that the correct diet is served to the resident.

Attend in-service education programs in order to meet facility educational requirements.

Be familiar with Standard Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill & Evacuation Procedures and know how to use the information.

Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility records/information.