This position manages the Culinary Services department, in the Director's absence, in providing quality food and nutritional service to residents. This position provides therapeutic meal service based on RDA requirements and standards set forth for quality food provision.
The Assistant Director provides supervision and leadership to all Culinary Services personnel to assure that services are provided in a consistent quality manner. Planning, organizing, controlling and directing all functions of the Culinary Services department directed by Culinary Services Director are essential to this position. As a cook, this position is responsible for the preparation of foods for residents, guests and employees. Provides meal service that meets the desires of the resident, by allowing as much choice as possible and giving food service that preserves the element of personal dignity.
QUALIFICATIONS: Has a desire and commitment to work with geriatric residents and understand their special needs.
Strong clear communication is a must as well as a commitment to improving the knowledge and skill of Culinary services to older persons. Must be able to follow directions, communicate clearly, cooperate with co-workers and perform assigned tasks. Must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Must qualify for employment, after criminal background check, per guidelines of the Department of Human Services
Monarch Healthcare Management