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Cook - Assisted Living

Company: Prestige Care, Inc
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Full and Part Time Cook Positions $15-$18/hour DOEPOSITION SUMMARYThe 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 RESPONSIBILITIES1. 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 Discards outdated food.7.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 RESPONSIBILITIES1. 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 EXPERIENCEA 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.EDUCATIONHigh School Diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience.EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED - 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.In adherence with the State's COVID-19 mandate for health care workers, Prestige Care team members are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as an condition of employment, unless a team member qualifies and receives an approved religious or medical exemption. Information About Prestige Senior Living - West HillsLocated at 5595 SW West Hills Road in beautiful Corvallis, Oregon, Prestige Senior Living - West Hills is a 66 apartment all assisted living community. Our West Hills community is a place where you as a team member get to enjoy many amazing relationships between co-workers, but also our amazing residents. It's evident here that the residents and our staff truly connect on a personal level. Our community is always clean, well kept, and a true home-like setting where you can bring your whole self to work every day.West Hills has a reputation for being one of the cleanest, highest performing assisted living communities in the Willamette Valley area, including winning the "Bronze" National Quality Care award in 2017 ().When asked about the culture at West Hills, our Executive Director mentions that it is "resident-centered, all-inclusive, positive, exciting, fun, and compassionate." You will get the training and knowledge to know what is expected of you, and then the autonomy to do your job with excellence.Our community employs many high performing, empathetic healthcare providers that serve our residents, and keep our community looking absolutely stunning. If working in a home-like setting, in a strong team atmosphere, with an award-winning employer, then Prestige Senior Living - West Hills is the place for you.Questions? Contact Who Is Prestige Care?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 a employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.

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