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Dietary Cook

Company: Summit LTC
Location: La Grange
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYWe are looking for a skilled Cook to become a part of our facility's compassionate care-giving team. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Dietary Manager, to ensure that quality food service is provided at all times. We're looking for a highly competent and well-organized professional who values safety, security and patient wellness above all else. We focus on providing the best care possible while ensuring patient satisfaction in every interaction. The Cook is responsible for making sure those values are reflected in his or her staff at all times.PM21

QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or relevant qualification.Must have, as a minimum, one year dietary experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility or other related medical facility.Training in cost control food management, diet therapy, etc.A combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.Must be over the age of 18 years to operate dietary department equipment.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESMust be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Must be able to cook a variety of foods in large quantities.Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, cooking characteristics of various cuts of meats, names, and contents of dishes, etc.Mathematical and numerical skills; mechanical aptitude helpfulMust have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. of the dietary department.Ability to maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc. and appearance of work areas, regular inspection of food services areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to communicate orally and in written form effectively with all levels of employees, patients, families, and vendors.Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees, patients, families, and vendors.Excellent problem solving/analysis/judgment skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracyBuilds and maintains cooperative working relationshipsMust possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, law enforcement, other agencies, and the public.Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be able to incorporate them into existing practices.Resourceful, dependable and accountableAble to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSNoneSummit LTC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.PI179715967

Keywords: Summit LTC, Bryan , Dietary Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , La Grange, Texas

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