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Title: Cook
Company: Corbin Health & Rehabilitation Center
Location: Corbin, KY
Opening Date: 04-24-2017
Closing Date: 07-22-2017
Starting Pay:
Description:

Summary

The cook is responsible for the timely preparation of meals for residents, guests and employees that are consistent with departmental policies and procedures and state and federal laws and regulations.  Responsible for ensuring the food is prepared and served at the proper temperature.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.

  • Follows recipes and prepares food that corresponds to menu cycles prepared by the Dietary Manager.
  • Cooks or prepares palatable, attractive, nutritionally adequate meals in appropriate quantities at proper temperatures and at proper times.
  • Tastes food for proper appearance, flavor, smell, and consistency.
  • Supervise kitchen staff that assist with food preparation, assembling trays, cleaning, and storage of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains a clean food service work area as food preparation and service is in process. Also responsible for cleaning all food preparation and service areas after meal service.
  • Uses food supplies and equipment in an efficient manner to prevent waste.
  • Prepares and maintains supply of food substitutes to accommodate resident choices, cultural, ethnic, and religious preferences.
  • Uses food preparation equipment properly and follows proper cleaning techniques and preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Handles, stores, and disposes of food supplies, and prepares food in accordance with departmental procedures and in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Assists in receiving and storage of deliveries from vendors.
  • Complies with the community's confidentiality and privacy practices and procedures related to resident and employee records.

Other Duties & Responsibilities
  • Sweep and mop floors as directed
  • Must be able to cook a variety of foods in/on large equipment
  • Cleans work tables, meat blocks, refrigerators/freezers, etc.
  • Carries soiled utensils, etc. to wash area
  • Returns clean utensils to proper storage areas.
  • Keep a sanitary area at all times.
  • Obtains food supply for next meal.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Prepare to deliver snacks, etc. as instructed.
  • All other duties assigned.
Requirements:

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Required Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of food service experience.

Physical Demands and Abilities

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.           

  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day.
  • Must be able to speak and write the English language.
  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Must possess sight/hearing sense or use prosthetics that will enable these sense to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.
  • May be required to lift, push, pull and move equipment, supplies etc. in excess of fifty (50) pounds.
  • Must be able to assist with evacuation of residents.

Other Requirements

  • May be required to attend activities outside the facility to stay abreast of new developments, best practices, and statutory and regulatory changes.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident information.
  • May be required to work holidays.
  • Pursuant to the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, all employees must remain drug free and alcohol free when reporting to work, while at work and while engaged in any work related activities.

Note: This document and the statements contained within it are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the employee.


Corbin Health & Rehabilitation Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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