Cook

LIFE CARE ADVERTISING (Recruitment)   Collegedale, TN   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on November 15, 2022
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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.