Cook Full Time

Company: Forefront Healthcare & Culinary Services
Job type: Full-time

Job Description
Company Description
Forefront Healthcare is unique, experienced, and specialized in serving the continuum of care. With finely tailored, high-quality culinary and support services, Forefront helps its partners elevate the patient and resident experience
Job Description
Come make a difference and join the Forefront Healthcare team! We have a Full Time Cook position open in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is an amazing facility that is the long-term management of neurological disorders in adults. Your passion for cooking for people is appreciated in this role every single day!
We want you to bring your talent & skills to positively impact the health of our residents
This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that will help you elevate your career!
Position Summary
The Cook prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations, with established policies and procedures and assuring patient safety. Assists in all preparation of patient, family, and employee meals, helps deliver and take orders as needed. May be directed by the Director of Culinary.
Essential Job Functions
Follows standardized recipes, portioning, menu extensions, and presentation standards. Completes and utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ensure quality
Monitor the 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
In the absence of the Director of Culinary, checks and inspects food products and supplies as delivered. Supervise and assist in the storage of supplies and food products
Notify the Director of Culinary of food, supplies or equipment needs, Report equipment breakdowns and unsafe conditions to the Director of Culinary
Complies with federal, state, and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures as evidenced through local health department and third-party audits
Perform other department duties assigned by Director of Culinary
Qualifications
Minimum one (1) year food service experience in a health care dietary setting is desired
Minimum of two (2) years working in food and beverage operation preferred
Have general knowledge of quantity food preparation and portioned serving
Ability to read, understand, and follow recipe directions, diet orders and work assignments. Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during an emergency situation. Must be patient and tolerant toward staff, patients, and family members
Education Requirement
Ability to read, write and speak English
High school graduate or equivalent education is preferred. Preference is given to persons with education in quantity cooking and therapeutic diets
Competencies
Customer Service Oriented
Basic Food Preparation Knowledge
Sanitation and Safety Practices
Thoroughness
Time Management
Physical Demands
The Cook stands and walks intermittently throughout the working day, as well as reaches, stoops, bends, lifts, carries, and manipulates various food products, dietary supplies, and equipment. The Cook must have the ability to work with chemicals/cleaning agents and must be able to lift and/or carry 50 to 75 pounds.
Forefront is an E.O.E.
Job Type: Full-time
Additional information
Salary: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour
 
Schedule:
8 hour shift
Day shift
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
 
Weekly day range:
Monday to Friday
Rotating weekends
Weekend availability
Very important - You must be fully vaccinated for this position
 
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