Mennonite Home Communities
1520 Harrisburg Pike
Must have a passion for helping older adults, positive outlook and be a team player. We offer a pleasant, upbeat, smoke-free environment, with competitive salary and generous benefits package.: Currently hiring for: FT (10a-6:30p) Cook at our Mennonite Home Campus.: JOB SUMMARY: The cook position is responsible to prepare foods according to recipes or instruction following food safety guideline, in a clean environment. To assist management in the overall feeding of Residents, Guests and Staff in a timely manner. To assist in controlling food costs by utilizing foods as directed. ESSENTIAL SKILLS/ EXPECTATIONS: * Customer Service- Demonstrates consistent excellent customer service in an accurate, timely and courteous manner while maintaining confidentiality. * Professionalism- Creates and environment of compassion and dignity by performing duties with commitment, team spirit, caring and respect. Presents a neat/clean attire and appearance. * Accountability- Takes responsibility for individual actions fulfilling work responsibilities related to quality, safety, productivity and adherence to organizational and departmental policies. * Communication- Presents ideas and information in a respectful, timely and concise manner. Able to listen and interpret information accurately. * Teamwork- Works toward a common goal or shared purpose by cooperating and partnering with others. * Dependability- Reports to work area on time and according to schedule. Can be counted on to complete full shift and work assignments. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Responsible to run and maintain the kitchen in the absence of management team. * Responsible to open or close kitchen including equipment. * Responsible for the preparation and cooking of assigned foods based on daily production sheets. * Responsible to meet of exceed Federal and State regulations established by the Department of Health of Department of Public Welfare. * Responsible to ensure proper doneness of foods cooked. * Responsible to follow safe food handling practices. Responsible to maintain all temperature and sanitizing sheets. * Responsible to communicate to managers any problems that may result in customer dissatisfaction of product. * Responsible to produce the proper amount of food based on pre-established amounts and follow standardized recipes or verbal instruction accurately. * Operate kitchen equipment following safe practices and procedures. Responsible to report any malfunctioning equipment to the manager immediately. * Rotate foods based on dating system to be followed. Always follow FIFO: First In First Out. * Oversee the production staff to ensure meals are done according to specific time schedules. * Responsible to demonstrate good personal hygiene with frequent washing of hands. * Accountable to demonstrate basic knowledge with portion control, slicing, cutting techniques and to assist in meal planning. * Responsively to assist in inventory control as directed. * Responsible to ensure that foods are stored and dated in appropriate areas. * Responsible to sanitize work tables frequently during production/ * Responsible for cleaning assigned equipment, walk-ins, freezers and dry storage areas. * Recommend and support management team in changes within the department. OTHER FUNCTIONS: * Responsible to attend in-services and training programs as directed or scheduled. * Performs related and unrelated duties in case of dept or MHC emergency. * Responsible to be flexible in schedule in case of staff shortage or emergency. * Responsible to conform to MHC policies and procedures to include but not limited to policies regarding infection and safety controls as well as dress code. * Employee has completed annual compliance and HIPAA training and exhibits behavior as set forth by the code of conduct in the performance of their duties. * Mandatory training requirements completed as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB RELATIONSHIPS: * High School Diploma/GED is preferred. * Formal culinary education preferred or previous experience in an institutional facility. * Experience in preparation of high volume foods. * The Cook reports directly to the Operations Manager and the Director of Dining Services. Cook also interacts with Dietician and Nutritional Specialist. WORKING CONDITIONS/ACCIDENT EXPOSURE: * The ability to meet a variety of physical requirements such as frequent reaching, bending, stooping, twisting, squatting, standing and walking for long periods of time. Must be able to lift various weights up to 50 lbs. Must be able to push and pull carts with weights that average approximately 150 lbs. * Potential for burns, cuts and sprains. * Potential for shocks from high powered appliances, if not operated properly. * Possibility of slipping on wet or greasy floors, if proper footwear is not worn and if signs are ignored.
Smithville Western Care Center
4110 East Smithville Western Road
Now Hiring for Part-Time and Full-Time: About Sprenger Health Care Systems: Since 1959 Sprenger Health Care Systems continues to be family owned and operated. Sprenger offers the full continuum of aging services including: Short Term Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Hospice, and Home Health. Our innovative care, excellent customer service, and compassionate dedicated employees have made Sprenger Health Care Systems a leader in providing exceptional health care. Sprenger Communities have a history of excellent Resident and Family Satisfaction Surveys, 5 Star Ratings, Deficiency Free Surveys, and US News and World Report Rankings. Sprenger Health Care Systems is committed to maintaining a fair and unbiased work environment and we welcome all qualified candidates to apply to any of our 13 Communities throughout Ohio and Indiana. We understand that quality of care starts right here with our employees. For those team members who rise to the challenge and exceed the standard of care, the career possibilities can be endless. Join us today to experience the Sprenger difference! The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate is energetic, organized and has strong multitasking abilities. Cooks should be committed to learning and complying with health care standards of food preparation for nursing homes. This position requires a candidate that can handle a high volume of preparation and service. You must be able to delegate and successfully work in a team environment. Candidates should be able and willing to help in any area of dining services department as needed. Applicants should be passionate about culinary arts and be able to serve delicious and safe food to our residents. This position will report to the Director of Dining Services and by applying for the position you recognize that nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. You may be asked to help in other areas of the building as needed for the optimal performance of your building/department and the well-being of our residents. Essential Job Functions: As Cook in a Grace Management Services facility you must be able to perform the following essential functions as demonstrated by the ability to: * Responsible for safety handling and preparing appetizing and palatable food. * Must be able to follow oral and written directions. * Follows written menus and recipes and is able to understand and follow menu extensions. * Understand therapeutic diets and serves them as per physician’s orders. * Follows menus and recipes avoiding food waste. * Serves food according to meal schedules. * Comply with state, federal and OSHA regulations. * Comply with all facility policies and procedures. * Responsible for care and cleaning of food service equipment. * Works cooperatively with food service staff and other departments. * Accountable for the information in the employee handbook. * Adheres to all facility policies and procedures including resident’s rights, infection control, and safety. * Consistently demonstrates dependability and punctuality. * Assumes responsibility for the dietary staff in the absence of the dietary manager. * Must be able to work alone. * May place food orders as directed by the dietary manager. * Attends in-services, seminars, and food shows as directed by supervisor. * Represents the dietary department in a professional manner and accepts duties from supervisor in a cooperative manner. * Understands that exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood borne pathogens is a possibility of long term care. Job Qualifications: * High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred * All candidates must be proficient in basic computer programs and must be able to correspond timely through e-mail or other forms of technical communication as needed to successfully complete the requirements for this job. Employees are required to complete monthly on-line education courses to keep our team members knowledgeable on the latest information and regulations. By completing the application for this position, you acknowledge that you feel comfortable meeting these qualifications. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may be required to: * Sit or stand for extended periods of time * Reach above shoulder heights, below waist or lift as required to complete the job responsibilities * Proper lifting techniques, ability to read computer screens and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions are required * Must be able to lift 35 – 50 pounds. Raising objects from lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This requirement occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. * Must be able to balance, climb, crouch, grasp, kneel, pull, push, reach, stand and stoop adequately to perform the essential functions of the job. * Must be able to hear, smell, feel and speak adequately to perform the essential functions of the job. * Must be able to read and write the English language. * Must be able to work inside and outside with exposure to outdoor weather conditions. 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Wynfield Park Health and Rehab
223 Third Avenue
Examples of Duties Performed: * Assists with food preparation in accordance with our established procedural guidelines, and as may be directed by the Food Services Manager. * Assists cook in preparation of meals. * Cleans kitchen equipment such as carts, tables, counters, ice machine, buckets, blender, mixer, meat slicer, freezer, refrigerator, stove, oven, steamer, garbage disposal, dish machine coffee/tea maker, steam table etc. * Complies with infection control policies in the work area. * Follows established safety procedures when performing job tasks and/or working with equipment. Requirements: To be considered for this opportunity applicants must: * Be a high school graduate or its equivalent. * Ability to operate standard kitchen equipment (eg: meat slicer, food processor, blender). * Embrace the standards, values, and beliefs of the organization. * Possess ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. * Be capable of maintaining effective working relationships with patients, family members, staff, and fellow department heads. EEO / M/ F/ D/ V/ Drug-Free Workplace
Medilodge of GTC
2950 LaFranier Road
Want more than just a job, looking for a career? MediLodge wants you! We are currently hiring for a Dietary Cook! MediLodge is a skilled nursing group that is looking for the best, most compassionate employees to join our team. A career with MediLodge is a rewarding one where you can see the impact on residents and their family members. We promote “growing our own" and are very involved in our employees development, helping them to achieve their goals! MediLodge offers Top Notch Benefit Packages to our Employees! Competitive WagesTuition ReimbursementStudent Loan Repayment ProgramOpportunities for AdvancementCompany Paid Life InsurancePaid Sick Vacation TimeCompany 401k ProgramMedical, Dental, Vision InsuranceAflac and Colonial Ancillary Insurance Products Help us make a difference! Summary: Prepares and serves food using proper food handling and food safety techniques for residents, as well as employees and special events that tastes good and is served at the proper temperature and in an attractive manner in accordance with established standards. Maintains a clean and safe working environment in accordance with established standards. Qualifications: * Education * Minimum of tenth grade or above * GED or High School Diploma or above preferred * Licenses/Certification: * ServSafe Food Safety Certification preferred * Food Handlers permit if required per state regulations * Experience: Six months’ experience in large quantity food preparation. Experience with therapeutic diet preparation preferred. Essential Functions: * Reviews menus prior to preparation of food * Prepares food for regular and therapeutic diets according to the planned menu, as well as employees and special events, as instructed by the supervisor. * Prepares alternative items to meet residents’ individual needs and food preferences. * Prepares and/or portions food using proper food handling and food safety techniques according to established policies, procedures, guidelines, and regulations. * Prepare food in accordance with sanitary regulations as well as our established policies and procedures. * Makes only authorized changes to the planned menu and records the change according to established policy. * Ensures that food tastes good and is served in an attractive, appetizing manner. * Ensure that menus are maintained and filed in accordance with established policies and procedures. * Utilizes standardized recipes to prepare menu items, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Knowledge of safe food preparation and handling techniques. * Knowledge of basic nutrition and food. * Skilled in quantity food production. * Ability to read and write at a level appropriate for the job. * Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members and at all levels of the organization. * Ability to be patient and polite. * Ability to be accurate, concise, and detail-oriented. * Ability to read, speak, understand, and communicate effectively in English through verbal and written means. * Ability to do basic math.