Maria Joseph Continuing Care Community, located in Danville, Pennsylvania, is a faith based not-for profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) sponsored by the Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius. Rooted in the Judeo-Christian traditions of hospitality and service dedicated to a mission of love and respect for each individual, the Sisters and staff of the campus offer a welcome and secure environment.
The campus, nestled in the Susquehanna Valley, offers a continuum of senior living options including 112 independent living patio homes, 62 assisted living, 24 memory care assisted living, and a 90 bed care facility offering rehabilitation services and skilled nursing.
This position is responsible for the preparation of food on a large scale basis according to specific policies, procedures, menus and standardized recipes. Responsibilities include preparing ingredients, cleaning the cooking area and serving food on a tray assembly line. This position may act as a lead worker to Dietary Aides.
KEY POSITION SPECIFIC ROLES & RESPONSIBILTIES : Prepare food according to diet standards, therapeutic needs, recipes and food production sheets. Ensure all food is cooked and presented in an attractive and palliative way. Responsible for accurately weighing, measuring and properly using recipes in producing a standard product. Demonstrate a conscientious attitude in daily operations through portion control and eliminating waste. Perform food production work efficiently, while monitoring a neat and sanitary work area. Ensure portion control of all items is per resident’s orders and preferences. Ensure temperature of all food items is per standards and is recorded for compliance. Promptly report malfunctioning equipment or food shortages. Ensures a clean, orderly, and efficient kitchen when working. Assist in training and orientating of new personal. Act as the subject matter expert in the dietary department / kitchen- may oversee and train others engaged in food preparation activities. As needed, assist in dining room (washing dishes, pots, pans, utensils) cleaning the area and restocking. Follow procedures and guidelines in food cooling, hot food holding and prevention of cross contamination. Ability to modify a recipe to meet the needs of restricted diets or numbers to be served. Maintain an accurate stock count / stock control. Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS Education- High school diploma or equivalent. Experience- One to two (1-2) years of experience as a cook or an equivalent position. Experience in cleaning, maintaining sanitary environments and large scale food production. Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations Must be willing to work towards a hygiene / cook / dietary certification. Availability & Attendance Flexible work schedule (mornings, afternoons, nights, weekends, holidays, etc.) which may include hours beyond eight hours in a day, or 40 hours in a week. Follows all attendance policies and procedures, including punctuality and proper timeclock or timesheet reporting. Other Compliance with infectious disease policies and procedures.
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