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Dietary Cook

Company Name:
Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther
Make a Difference in our Residents' Lives!
We are seeking a Dietary Cook that has a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity!
We live our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, and Teamwork & Stewardship every day with every life we touch, providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.
If these are your values as well, APPLY NOW!
The Dietary Cook is responsible for each resident receiving a nutritious and appetizing meal as ordered by the physician. Food must be handled with care, must be prepared according to recipes, be served in the proper amounts and at proper temperatures.
1. Prepares meals and serves, using portion control directives.
2. Make sure all foods are pulled and thawed in proper time and stored properly.
3. Check menus and make sure any pre-preparation in completed.
4. Check daily menus and review daily production sheet with Food Service Supervisor.
5. Safely operate equipment, making sure it is properly cleaned and sanitized after each use. Report equipment problems as per facility policy.
6. Maintain cleaning schedule to verify proper cleaning is completed on a daily basis and document.
7. Label and date foods and rotate properly.
8. Take temperatures of foods for each meal and document.
9. Check daily temperatures of cooler/freezer and document.
10. Record meal substitutions, if applicable.
11. Maintain effective communication with residents, families and facility staff.
1. Must have knowledge of quantity and quality cooking.
2. Must be knowledgeable of portion control and quality assurance.
3. Must have knowledge of modified diets.
4. Must have knowledge regarding ordering and/or purchasing of food items.
5. Must be familiar with Board of Health regulations.
6. Must be able to communicate with fellow employees and with Food Service Director and other departments.
7. Able to read, write and understand instruction.

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