Dietary Aide / Cook

Care Initiatives Kingsley , IA 51028

Posted 3 months ago

Kingsley Specialty Care is now hiring Dietary Cooks / Aides to join our team. Great opportunity to cross train.

Sign on bonus provided: $1,000 FT / $500 PT

If you have a passion for food service and take great pride in your work - we want to hear from you. Exceptional customer service skills are a must.

Apply Today!

General Purpose:

Under general supervision of the Dietary Services Manager, the Cook / Dietary Aide position assures that resident meals and other nourishment's are properly prepared/cooked and apportioned according to authorized menus and individual care plans, and are served according to established schedules, consistent with regulations and standards of practice and provides assistance and support in the delivery of dietary services. Functions within strictly defined procedures with little latitude for variation or change.


Essential Functions and

Responsibilities:
  • Handle and prepare food in a sanitary manner.

  • Prepare food which is palatable and appetizing in appearance, with strict adherence to written recipes, menus, an individual diet orders, including:

  • Food items on assigned/scheduled menus;

  • Special items/meals/snacks/therapeutic or modified diets;

  • Special nourishment's/supplements as instructed by dietary services manager; labels with resident name and room number;

  • Refreshments for parties/special events as instructed by dietary services manager.

  • Adhere to food production and usage schedules.

  • Log and/or record temperatures of food storage as requested, i.e., refrigerators, freezers, milk dispensers, dry storage.

  • Maintain sanitation of equipment and utensils, and work/storage/serving areas by cleaning immediately after use and according to established schedule for routine cleaning and established policies and procedures.

  • Follow written menus and recipes.

  • Appropriately label and store food items/leftovers immediately after use.

  • Understand and be able to prepare therapeutic diets.

  • Be responsible for avoiding food waste.

  • Maintain strict adherence to serving schedules for meals.

  • Assist in establishment and maintenance of perpetual supplies inventory, and notifies dietary services manager of shortages or discrepancies.

  • Be responsible for care of food service equipment.

  • Maintain strict compliance with established policy/practices/standards for food preparation and storage.

  • Assist in orientation and on-job training of newly hired dietary services staff.

  • Performs other related duties or projects as assigned by dietary services manager.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification/License

  • Completion of approved Food, Safety and Sanitation Study Course

  • Completion of Care Initiatives Dietary Orientation which includes training on modified diets

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience

  • Demonstrated skills in quantity food preparation and service.

Skills/Abilities

  • Functional Literacy in written and spoken English.

  • Proficient interpersonal relationships and communication skills.

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

  • Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately.

Minimum Age

  • 18

EOE / AAP Veterans & Disabled


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Maintenance Aide

Care Initiatives

Posted 3 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-12-31T00:00 Now hiring a Part-time Maintenance Aide/Van Driver to join our team at Kingsley Specialty Care. If you are a handy man or handy woman that takes great pride in your work - we want to hear from you. This position assumes responsibility for preventive maintenance and minor repairs. Ideal candidates will have basic knowledge of maintenance areas including plumbing, electrical, heating/cooling, carpentry, painting, and lawn care. This position offers competitive pay + wide array of benefits, vacation awarded at six months, cell phone services discount (Verizon), employee referral bonus program, and much more. Apply Today! Purpose Under general supervision, the Maintenance Aide position provides assistance in the operation and upkeep of the facility physical plant and grounds, performing preventive maintenance and repairs within scope of knowledge/skills/professional licensure or certification. Functions within strictly defined practices and procedures with little latitude for variation or change. Qualifications * Functional literacy in spoken and written English. * Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills. * Ability to follow written and oral instructions. * Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately. * Proficiency with tools and equipment used in maintenance/repair work. * Basic knowledge in maintenance areas such as plumbing, electrical, heating/cooling, carpentry, painting, lawn care. Essential Functions * Perform all maintenance tasks as needed, according to skills/abilities and consistent with regulations and facility policy. * Monitor operation and condition of equipment and systems is monitored routinely and preventive/corrective maintenance is done in timely manner to minimize disruption to safe, comfortable environment. * Assist in monitoring operation of general systems such as heating/cooling; report problems or malfunctions immediately. * Assist housekeeping staff with heavy floor care (strip/wax/buff) and other heavy cleaning and trash collection and/or removal. * Assure appropriate tools, equipment, materials and supplies are available for performance of maintenance duties; establishes and maintains inventory and records of purchase. * Maintain outside walkways in safe condition for use, i.e. assures prompt snow/ice removal. * Maintain lawn and landscaping. * Assist in performance of preventive maintenance tasks, according to schedule and assignment. * Assure facility or equipment modifications, preventive maintenance or repairs are done in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, regulations, and laws. * Follow material safety data sheets (MSDS). * Follow waste disposal procedures in accordance with facility policy. * Assist in inspections, fire and disaster drills, and training; report outcome according to established procedure. * Use equipment, tools, supplies, and chemicals according to instructions, observing safety precautions and protective measures. * Maintain lawn, landscaping, outdoors walkways, and facility exterior. Delegation of Authority Authority is delegated to the individual in this position to: * Implement maintenance systems to meet residents' needs in compliance with federal, state and local requirements. * Implement a monitoring system for the maintenance department and make recommendations for implementation to assure compliance with federal, state and local requirements. * Notify supervisor when supplies are needed. * Notify supervisor when equipment is in need of repair. * Notify supervisor when areas of the facility are in need of repair. Position reports to: Maintenance Supervisor Position Supervises: None Care Initiatives Kingsley IA

Dietary Aide / Cook

Care Initiatives