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Cook - Skilled Nursing

at Prestige Care in Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

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The Cook prepares food in accordance with menus, diet specifications, resident preference, and sanitary practices under the supervision of the Food and Nutrition Services Manager or Dining Services Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Prepares, cooks, and serves food in accordance with the menu and food and nutrition standards, including presentation, taste, and texture. Samples food for quality assurance prior to service.
2.Ensures foods are cooked and held at the appropriate temperatures. Records food temperatures throughout the cooking and holding process.
3.Partners with supervisor to review menus and record necessary substitutions.
4.Ensures that food supplies are available and prepared as needed for upcoming meals. Notifies supervisor of needed supplies.
5.Maintains a clean and safe work area, cleaning spills and assisting in daily or scheduled cleaning.
6.Ensures proper storage, rotation, preparation, and labeling of food in accordance with Federal, State, and local guidelines and Prestige policy. Discards outdated food.
7.Partners with dietary staff to ensure equipment is working properly and at the appropriate temperature. Records temperature of equipment throughout shift as needed. Reports faulty equipment immediately.
8.Follows facility fire safety, infection control, and hazardous chemical practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions.
9.Assists in planning and preparing food services for special meals, events, and parties as needed.
10.Assists in storing incoming food and supplies as assigned.
11.Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.
12.Performs other duties as assigned.
COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Demonstrates Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment, and Trust.
2.Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors, and staff.
3.Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, team members, the department/center/community, and company information and records.
4.Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of one year experience cooking in a restaurant or the dietary department of a hospital or similar environment. General kitchen/dietary experience may be considered in lieu of direct cooking experience. Must have required State certification or food service license.
EDUCATION
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience.
  - At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different. 
 Prestige is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.::
 THE LOCATION
Centrally located in Vancouver just off Interstate 5 at 5220 NE Hazel Dell Avenue, the 5-Star 89-bed skilled nursing care community at Discovery Nursing Rehabilitation of Vancouver boasts a great leadership team and commitment to quality resident and patient care. Team members experience a variety of opportunities to work in short-term, transitional care as well as with long-term placements.
 Under the leadership of our Administrator, employees at Prestige Care Discovery take pride in recognition at a national level for their commitment to the health and well-being of their residents and patients. In addition to receiving an Overall 5 Stars from CMS, Discovery Nursing Rehabilitation of Vancouver was recently recognized for the following:
* 2020 Tier 3 Certificate of Achievement Quality Initiative Recognition Program - AHCA/NCAL
* 2015 National Quality Silver Award - AHCA/NCAL
 THE COMPANY
Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day.
We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is an employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 6553461

Posted On: Jun 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 27, 2024

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