Cook - Kettle Park Senior Living

Operations Stoughton, Wisconsin


Description

Position at Lifespark

Prepare food in accordance with prescribed resident/tenant diet specifications, facility procedures, and dietary and sanitary regulations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare and serve food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, and temperature control procedures.
  • Direct and assist in cleaning and sanitizing work areas, equipment and floors, dishes and utensils.
  • Check all trays for menu and diet requirements and preference and accuracy.
  • Ensure proper storage for food and supplies.
  • Assist the Director of Culinary Services, Dietary Manager, or Dietitian to direct the activities of the dietary employees.
  • Review menus prior to preparation of food.
  • Review and process diet changes and ensure menus are maintained and followed in accordance with established procedures.
  • Coordinate dietary services with other departments.
  • Ensure that food and supplies are available for the next meals.
  • Assist with inventory and storing incoming foods and supplies.
  • Report any hazardous conditions, equipment, accidents and incidents.
  • Adhere to universal precautions and sanitary, safety, and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Must be adaptable, flexible to changes, and able to prioritize and organize work efficiently to accomplish workload within time allotted.
  • Maintains positive relationships with key stakeholders such as tenants, their families, staff, and the community.
  • Maintain a positive attitude in relation to customer service program.
  • Abides by the facility’s policies, procedures and practices.
  • Participates in and supports Quality efforts throughout the facility.
  • Attends meetings and mandatory in-services.
  • Must be able to maintain regular attendance.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge and adherence to safety/disaster preparedness plan.
  • All other duties as needed.

 

Code of Conduct

Must adhere to Company’s Code of Conduct policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience in a care facility is preferred.
  • Must be able to relate professionally, positively, and cooperatively with residents, resident’s families and employees.
  • Must have basic knowledge of computer systems.
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.
  • Clear understanding that all injuries/accidents must be reported to a supervisor immediately.
  • Must meet all local health regulations and pass post-employment physical exam if required.  This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiry.
  • Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

It has been and will continue to be our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to age, race, creed, color, disability, marital status, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record, military service, use or nonuse of lawful products off the Employer’s premises during nonworking hours, or declining to attend a meeting or to participate in any communication about religious matters or political matters, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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