Cook - Assisted Living

  • Prestige Care, Inc
  • Marysville, California
  • Jul 30, 2022
Full time

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Cook prepares food in accordance with menus, diet specifications, resident preference, and sanitary practices under the supervision of the Food and Nutrition Services Manager or Dining Services Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Prepares, cooks, and serves food in accordance with the menu and food and nutrition standards, including presentation, taste, and texture. Samples food for quality assurance prior to service.

2. Ensures foods are cooked and held at the appropriate temperatures. Records food temperatures throughout the cooking and holding process.

3. Partners with supervisor to review menus and record necessary substitutions.

4. Ensures that food supplies are available and prepared as needed for upcoming meals. Notifies supervisor of needed supplies.

5. Maintains a clean and safe work area, cleaning spills and assisting in daily or scheduled cleaning.

6. Ensures proper storage, rotation, preparation, and labeling of food in accordance with Federal, State, and local guidelines and Prestige policy. Discards outdated food.

7. Partners with dietary staff to ensure equipment is working properly and at the appropriate temperature. Records temperature of equipment throughout shift as needed. Reports faulty equipment immediately.

8. Follows facility fire safety, infection control, and hazardous chemical practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions.

9. Assists in planning and preparing food services for special meals, events, and parties as needed.

10. Assists in storing incoming food and supplies as assigned.

11. Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.

12. Performs other duties as assigned.

COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Demonstrates Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment, and Trust.

2. Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors, and staff.

3. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, team members, the department/center/community, and company information and records.

4. Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

A minimum of one year experience cooking in a restaurant or the dietary department of a hospital or similar environment. General kitchen/dietary experience may be considered in lieu of direct cooking experience. Must have required State certification or food service license.

EDUCATION

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED - At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.

Our Marysville community has achieved a deficiency-free survey through the state of California in 2020!

Our community won the the prestigious 2018 "Silver" award through the American Health Care Association for quality care of our residents. We are one of only a small handful of care centers in the entire nation to enjoy this award and designation!

In adherence with the State's COVID-19 mandate for health care workers, Prestige Care team members are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including a booster shot if eligible, as an condition of employment, unless a team member qualifies and receives an approved religious or medical exemption.

Information About Prestige Assisted Living at Marysville

Located at 515 Harris Street in Marysville, CA, Prestige Assisted Living at Marysville has 41 apartments of assisted living, as well as 19 units of memory care, with it being licensed for 72 total beds.

If you are looking for the highest quality of healthcare communities or care centers, you won't find anyone better. Marysville has enjoyed a string of unbelievably high performance. In 2018, it was one of only a small handful of state of California communities/care centers to win the "Silver" award through the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living. In addition, in 2020, it enjoyed a deficiency free survey, showing it's strong commitment to care of our residents. Also, many team members have been promoted into regional and corporate roles with the Prestige Care Family.

The community has an award-wining memory care family, a true home/family-like feel and some terrific longevity in our staff. There is a strong commitment to a coaching and democratic leadership style at Marysville so team members are empowered to come to work, learn, and offer the bets in care.

This is a culture of high performance and teamwork. All managers at the community are available and present at all times to support our team. By working at PAL at Marysville, you would be enjoying a strong coaching leadership style, a supportive environment, and one in which you are empowered to own your role, and joy opportunities for career advancement.

If working in a home-like setting, with a strong team atmosphere, and with a national award-winning employer that has a great promote-from-within culture, then Prestige Assisted Living at Marysville is the place for you.

Who Is Prestige Care?

Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day.

We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is a employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.