Cook/Server

    Life Care Centers of America
    Saint Louis, MO 63103
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    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

    Posting ID: 555161522Posted: 2020-05-25