Central Solutions Staffing - Healthcare contract management company seeking experienced cook for skilled nursing & long term care facility located in Syracuse, NY. This position will be responsible for supervising the daily operation of the department, under the direction of the Food Service Director. Position is responsible for meal preparation for residents. Candidates must have previous cooking experience. Long term care experience is preferred.Responsibilities and Duties:~Prepares meals according to menu and recipes for the day~Ensures all food is complete and ready to be served.~Ensures all prep is completed labeled and dated for future meals.~Clean and sanitize all food areas used for meal prep.~Take temperatures of all foods served and record.~Plate food during mealtimes as necessary.~Ensures proper sanitation of the kitchen and equipment during shift.~Properly opens or closes the kitchen as needed.~Ensures proper use and care with all dish and glassware, utensils and equipment used in the facility.~Interact with families and residents regarding meals.~Attend all mandatory in-services and other education as needed.~Participates in culture change, improvements in work environment and quality of life of residents.~Works as a team member to achieve excellence in care and attainment of mission of facility.~Follows dress code for position.~Follows all dining services department and facility wide policies and procedures.~Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.~Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.This is an exciting opportunity to join a strong NY, NJ, and PA based company as they continue to grow in the healthcare industry.