Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Cook – SNF ! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's ‘Most Admired Healthcare Company’ for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives as a Cook - SNF .
Prepare exciting meals that meet the dietary guidelines. Your "customers" (our residents) are sure to appreciate your special efforts in making their food enticing while making sure it's the nutritional, healthful food they need.
Read menus, recipes, and review all necessary steps in meal preparation with the Dietary Services Manager
Prepare all necessary menu items, determine quantity of food needed and follow recipes
Serve meals using portions listed on menu; use proper food preparation and handling techniques
Prepare substitute items to meet resident's individual needs
Cover, date and label all leftovers and store properly
Follow established security routine; use proper infection control techniques and protective equipment; use proper safety techniques
Receive and check all deliveries against invoices issued by the Dietary Services Manager
Supervise dietary personnel in the absence of the Dietary Services Manager
Perform other duties as assigned
Cook Chef Food Services Dietary Food Preparation Meal Preparation
The Cook must be knowledgeable about safe food preparation and handling techniques, nutritional standards/applications and be skilled in bulk food preparation. Should be accurate, concise and detail-oriented and able to work cooperatively as a member of a team. Effective communication with residents, their families and at all levels of the organization is important.
Education at the tenth grade level or above is desirable with six months of experience in large quantity food preparation experience with therapeutic diet preparation is preferred. Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language and have basic math skills. Should understand the principles of growth and development for the entire life span and be able to provide appropriate care for adolescent, adult and geriatric residents.
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Job : Food Services Primary Location : NV-Las Vegas-Kindred Spring Valley Organization : 0609 - Kindred Spring Valley Shift : Day