Updated 15 days ago

Cook

Rutledge, TN 37861
Full-time, Part-time
$7.90 - $9.58
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Position Summary

The Cook prepares and serves quality meals for patients in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • One (1) year experience in food preparation preferred
  • Must have experience in preparing and cooking food in large quantities
Specific Job Requirements
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
Essential Functions
  • Must be able to prepare and serve meals that are appetizing in both taste and appearance, and appropriate for each patient
  • Must be knowledgeable of ordered diets as well as food consistency
  • Must be able to ensure food and supplies for the next meal are readily available
  • Must be able to serve meals and snacks in a timely manner
  • Must be able to utilize production tools and recipes provided to prepare meals and snacks
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
An Equal Opportunity Employer

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