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Cook

Company: AllHealth Network
Location: Littleton
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Are you a food preparation professional with experience in an institutional setting, such as healthcare/hospitals/nursing homes/schools or corrections?Do you want to do meaningful work, contributing to improving the quality of life in your community as part of a mission-driven organization?Well then, we've got great news for you: AllHealth Network is growing!We're in need of a Cook to join the team, preparing meals for clients on our Acute Care Campus, where we provide inpatient treatment for individuals experiencing mental health crises.This is a part-time position offering a flexible work schedule, including weekends, offering a starting wage of $18-20/hr.Job Purpose:Prepare full daily meals for clients in a 16-bed, 24/7/365 acute treatment unit for adults. Ensure food safety and cleanliness of kitchen facilities.Goals and Objectives:Plan and provide nutritious meals to all clients on a daily basis, ensuring food purchased is fresh and within budgetEnsure all health, safety and environmental health standards are achieved and maintainedDuties and Responsibilities:Plan, prepare, cook and present well-balanced meals and beverages to the highest quality, incorporating cultural and dietary needs as required by clientsEnsure that a good standard of hygiene and cleanliness is maintained throughout the kitchen, to meet the required standards of practiceEnsure all equipment used is well maintained, in good working order and report any defects to the Clinical Manager. Provide training to other staff as needed in use of kitchen equipmentPurchase supplies in accordance with the planned menuOverseen the day-to-day operations and cleanliness of the kitchenMaintain compliance with all kitchen sanitation and safety standards, state and local laws, and other regulatory agencies related to food serviceWork effectively with other members of staffMonitor all food quality in freezers/coolers in kitchenFollow all AllHealth Network policies and proceduresComplete all required trainings as listed in Relias Learning (both online training and face-to-face training) within required timelinesPerform other duties as required within the scope of the position and the experience, education and ability of the employee.Key Technical Skills and Knowledge:EducationMust have high school diploma or GED. A Bachelor's degree in Dietetics or Food & Nutrition or equivalent experience is desirable, but not required.ExperienceTwo to three years of professional cooking experience with strong knife skills, product knowledge and cooking methods including baking, braising, steaming, broiling, frying and poaching.Four years of progressive culinary experience.Experience/competence in a three-meal service residential community.Must have all food handling certifications required by the city and state.Must be comfortable working with individuals experiencing behavioral health issues.EducationRequiredHigh School or better in Diploma/GEDPreferredBachelors or better in Dietetics

Keywords: AllHealth Network, Littleton , Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Littleton, Colorado

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