Company: Summit LTC
Location: San Augustine
Posted on: June 25, 2022
We are looking for a skilled Cook to become a part of our
facility's compassionate care-giving team. The successful candidate
will be responsible for preparing food in accordance with current
applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and
regulations, established policies and procedures, and as may be
directed by the Dietary Manager, to ensure that quality food
service is provided at all times. We're looking for a highly
competent and well-organized professional who values safety,
security and patient wellness above all else. We focus on providing
the best care possible while ensuring patient satisfaction in every
interaction. The Cook is responsible for making sure those values
are reflected in his or her staff at all times.
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
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or relevant qualification.
Must have, as a minimum, one year dietary experience in a hospital,
skilled nursing care facility or other related medical
Training in cost control food management, diet therapy, etc.
A combination of experience and training which provides the
required skills, knowledge, and abilities.
Must be over the age of 18 years to operate dietary department
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos.
Must be able to cook a variety of foods in large quantities.
Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, cooking characteristics
of various cuts of meats, names, and contents of dishes, etc.
Mathematical and numerical skills; mechanical aptitude helpful
Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and
interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures,
etc. of the dietary department.
Ability to maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc.
and appearance of work areas, regular inspection of food services
areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to communicate orally and in written form effectively with
all levels of employees, patients, families, and vendors.
Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group
situations to employees, patients, families, and vendors.
Excellent problem solving/analysis/judgment skills and high level
of attention to detail and accuracy
Builds and maintains cooperative working relationships
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness
to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, law
enforcement, other agencies, and the public.
Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and
be able to incorporate them into existing practices.
Resourceful, dependable and accountable
Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Summit LTC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be
considered for employment without attention to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, veteran or disability status.
Keywords: Summit LTC, Shreveport , Dietary Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , San Augustine, Louisiana
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!