Cook
Volunteers of America - National Services

Montrose, Colorado
$17.70 - $22.77 per hour

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Valley Manor Care Center is looking for a Cook to join our team! Come make a difference in the lives of others today!

Valley Manor Care Center is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.

Cook Job Highlights:

  • $17.70- $22.77/hour - depending on experience
  • Generous "refer a friend" bonus, up to $5,000
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Career scholarships;
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance;
  • Pay in lieu of benefits;
  • Vacation/Sick Days & Holidays.
Schedule:
  • Thursday through Sunday 11:30am to 8:00pm
About the job:

To provide quality food service in accordance with all State and Federal regulations and to meet the nutritional and individual needs of the residents.

Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age.
  • General knowledge of quantity food preparation and portioned serving required.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with various levels of staff, residents, family members and the public.
  • Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in keeping work record, monitoring inventory control and supplies, and in recipe preparation.
  • Possesses adequate strength and endurance to meet the strenuous physical demands of preparing and carrying quantity foods.
  • Possesses coordination and dexterity required to prepare food and operate dietary equipment.
  • Able to understand and follow procedures, recipe directions, diet orders and work assignments.
  • Visual acuity and color discrimination for examining cooked and stored foods; taste and smell discrimination in determining nutritional quality and palatability of foods.
  • Works in an area that is often very hot/cold.
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
  • Ability to pass a background and drug test.
  • Must be able work in a facility following infection control precautions and regular testing for COVID-19; the vaccination is required per state healthcare guidelines.
Preferred Skills:
  • Friendly and enjoy working with the elderly.
  • High School diploma/GED.
  • Education in quantity cooking and therapeutic diets.
  • Minimum of one year food service experience in a healthcare dietary setting.
Essentials:
  • Completes defined food preparation, serving of meals and cleaning duties according to proper procedures, using various dietary equipment and supplies, as assigned.
  • 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.
  • Prepares nutritional snacks for residents as assigned.
  • Tastes and smells prepared food to determine quality and palatability.
  • 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.
  • Stores leftovers properly, plans for use of leftover foods in accordance with State and Federal sanitation regulations.
  • Supervises dietary staff in the absence of the Director of Food and Nutrition Services and Assistant Food and Nutrition Services Manager; initiate replacement calls for absentees and re-organizes work assignments as directed.
  • Assists with department inventory program.
Our 2022 Great Place to Work survey results found that 87% of employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job".

Take pride in helping others, and join us today!

At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.


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