Job title: Cook
Life Care Centers of America in Collegedale TN is seeking a Cook at its location. We are affiliated with Life Care Centers of America, which is a privately owned 47-year industry leader in healthcare with more than 200 locations across the U.S. We believe that every job in our company plays a vital role in our continued growth and commitment to provide quality patient care, and we invite you join our growing team.
Job Overview: The Cook prepares and serves quality meals for patients in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Shift: Full-Time | 12 pm to 8 pm (40 hour week)
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent One (1) year experience in food preparation preferred Experience in preparing and cooking food in large quantities
Specific Job Requirements: Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department 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 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: Prepare and serve meals that are appetizing in both taste and appearance, and appropriate for each patient Knowledgeable of ordered diets as well as food consistency Ensure food and supplies for the next meal are readily available Serve meals and snacks in a timely manner Utilize production tools and recipes provided to prepare meals and snacks Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients Assist in the evacuation of patients
Life Care Centers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.