Cook/Dietary Aide-$2K Sign On
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Description

Bethesda Care Center is a premier provider of long-term care, memory support, short-term rehabilitation and end-of-life care in the Fremont community. Bethesda offers a warm, friendly environment where the privacy and wishes of our residents are respected.

Volunteers of America, Bethesda Care Center is looking for a Cook/Dietary Aide to join its team!

**This is a 28-hour position with unique hours; Must be able to work Cook hours- 5:30a-1:30p or Dietary hours-11:30a-7p**

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes defined food preparation, serving of meals and cleaning duties according to proper procedures, using various dietary equipment and supplies, as assigned by the Director of Dietary and Management Team.
  • Plans and initiates cooking schedule for food preparation to meet meal schedule.
  • Prepares, seasons, cooks and serves meat, main dish, soup and vegetable for assigned meal; ensures appropriate portioned servings according to portion control standards.
  • Monitors temperature of hot and cold foods through food preparation and service to ensure that established temperature goals are met prior to steam table transfer and maintained throughout meal service.
  • Takes orders and serves meals in the dining room.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: 


1.    Friendly and enjoy working with the elderly.
2.    High School diploma/GED required preferred.  Education in quantity cooking and therapeutic diets preferred.
3.    Minimum of one year food service experience in a healthcare dietary setting preferred.
4.    Must be eighteen (18) years of age.
5.    General knowledge of quantity food preparation and portioned serving required.
6.    Ability to communicate and work effectively with various levels of staff, residents, family members and the public.
7.    Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in keeping work record, monitoring inventory control and supplies, and in recipe preparation.
8.    Possesses adequate strength and endurance to meet the strenuous physical demands of preparing and carrying quantity foods.
9.    Possesses coordination and dexterity required to prepare food and operate dietary equipment.
10.    Able to understand and follow procedures, recipe directions, diet orders and work assignments.
11.    Visual acuity and color discrimination for examining cooked and stored foods; taste and smell discrimination in determining nutritional quality and palatability of foods.
12.    Works in an area that is often very hot/cold.
13.    Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

 

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled
 

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