Good Samaritan Society Cook in Elk Horn, Iowa
Location: 2380 - Salem Lutheran Homes & Rehab
2027 College St
Elk Horn, Iowa, 51531-0000
Employment Type: Part-Time
Hourly: 11.00 - 11.85
Is responsible to perform the following according to Good Samaritan mission, location standards and procedures:
Coordinates production, prepares and serves nutritious, appealing meals to residents following orders, standards, and regulations. Assists with development of pleasing and unique recipes and menu creation. Maintains continuous quality improvement of meals prepared and served daily. Responsible for kitchen/dining management as assigned, including delegation of kitchen cleanliness and education/training of cleaning policies. Observes, measures, and documents information as assigned. Receives and shares information; observes and reports resident conditions to appropriate staff. Provides residents with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their service plans. Keeps residents' dining areas pleasant and orderly. Checks equipment before use and notifies supervisors or maintenance staff of problems. Operates dishwashing and kitchen equipment safely. Notifies appropriate staff of problems, uses safe lifting techniques, immediately cleans up spills, and demonstrates proper use of chemicals used for cleaning and sanitizing and appropriate use of kitchen tools and procedures. Work at special events (i.e., open houses, group meetings, special meals, brunches etc.) as needed; sets up and cleans dining room, multi-purpose rooms or other rooms as needed; helps prepare and serve food for special events. Follows location infection control procedures and OSHA and CDC guidelines that apply to blood borne pathogens while serving food, assisting residents and cleaning. Washes hands per facility guidelines, performs cleaning duties in kitchen and dining area; may include dishwashing. Cleans and sanitizes equipment as assigned.
Prior work experience in quantity cooking and therapeutic diets or related experience in a similar type of setting is preferred.
Ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.
Basic ability to communicate and comprehend.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status.