Life Care Centers Of America Post Falls , ID 83854

Posted 3 weeks ago

This full time cook position will work 2 days shifts followed by three evening shifts.

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

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