Must have experience in cooking at a nursing facility/long term care facility, full time, 6a-2p, and 12p-8p must be able to work both shifts. SUMMARYPrepares palatable, nourishing, well-balanced meals to meet the daily nutritional and special dietary needs for each resident. ENTRY QUALIFICATIONSBe a minimum of eighteen (18) years of ageHigh school diploma or equivalent preferredOne-year experience as a cook in an institutional food services setting preferredMust be able to read, write, and speak the English language. Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively with supervisor and staff membersPossess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents. Visitors and the general public. Prepares and serves food and alternates using standardized recipes for regular and therapeutic diets in proper quantities according to the planned menu,production schedule, and resident choicesPrepares, stores, and disposes of food using proper food handling, labeling, and safety techniques according to established policies and proceduresInsures that food is served in an attractive, appetizing manner. Uses propertasting technique to insure quality taste and palatability prior to serviceMaintains the proper temperature of food during preparation and service. Records food temperatures according to established policyInsures that refrigerator/freezer units have an internal thermometer, are within appropriate ranges, and documents according to policyWashes pots, pans, serving utensils, etc. May lift up to 50 lbs. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other bodily fluids, fumes, or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.