Pacific Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care is an established Dementia care facility where we pride ourselves in our philosophy of Care.
Our interaction with our residents are specifically created to promote dignity and respect.
We strive to incorporate a familiarity and balance into each residents experience, ensuring a deserved contentment and cherished sense of belonging.
Purpose: Actively prepare meals and manage the operation of the Food Service Department, to include staffing, food ordering and accountability, preparation, menu planning, food delivery and sanitation in accordance with appropriate health department regulations.
Assist in maintaining a positive physical and social environment for the residents.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements Must be formally trained in food service management or the culinary arts, or have equivalent experience in food service management or the culinary arts.
Must be able to relate positively to residents and families, and to work cooperatively with other employees and vendors.
Must be capable of maintaining full time attendance.
Must meet all health requirements.
Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) with or without reasonable accommodation.
At least one-year supervisory experience preferred.
Essential Functions: Supervisory Functions
Schedule staff, supervise and train dietary staff in day to day kitchen operations.
Make job assignments and set priorities.
Orient new staff and participate in recruitment and selection.
Communicate policies and procedures.
Evaluate performance, coaching as necessary.
Ensure equipment is maintained and work areas are clean, safe and orderly.
Strictly adhere to procedures regarding infection control, food-borne illness prevention, harmful chemical handling, fire, safety and sanitation, promptly addressing any transgression.
Maintain food cost within budgetary constraints.
Maintain strict inventory control for emergency needs.
Plan Facility and individual resident menus in coordination with care staff if necessary.
Plan special events as needed.
Food Preparation Functions
Ensures that meals are prepared according to menu and recipes followed.
Ensure food is prepared in a nutritional, appetizing fashion, and presented in an attractive manner.
See that appropriate snacks are available to residents with special dietary needs.
Ensure all utensils, dishes and equipment and work areas are cleaned properly and in a timely manner.
Supervise and inspect food storage.
Attend all required in-service training.
Conduct periodic training for kitchen personnel as necessary to maintain high quality and variety in menus, and job satisfaction for employees.
Resident' Right Functions
Ensure compliance and understanding of all regulations regarding resident's rights.
Other duties as assigned Working Conditions (travel, hours, environment): * Able to work full-time, with some weekend work.
Physical/Sensory Requirements (with or without the aid of mechanical devices): Medium Work -- Ability to exert 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
To apply send your resume to . Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Type: Full-time
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