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Cook - Dietary Aide- Full-Time - 12PM-8PM

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Macon
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionPruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer. All new Partners are required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or be willing to get vaccinated within 30 days of employment. We will consider medical and/or religious exemptions on a case-by-case basis. JOB PURPOSE: The Dietary Aide Assists with food preparation in accordance with our established procedural guidelines, and as directed by the Food Service/Dietary Manager/Supervisor.The Cook prepares palatable, nutritionally sound meals consistent with departmental policies and procedures and consistent with state and federal laws and regulations that meet daily nutritional and special diet needs of each resident. Responsible to ensure that foods are prepared and served at the proper temperature and the proper time. Works with Director of Food Service to allocate resources in an efficient manner so that each resident receives food in the amount, type, consistency and frequency to maintain acceptable body weight, nutritional values, and quality of life. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Assists cook in the preparation of meals, salads, desserts, snacks or other dishes for patients/residents, also prepares between-meal nourishments (make sandwiches, etc.)2. Follows diet orders and NPO diet orders3. Serves nourishments in accordance with procedural guidelines4. Properly stores leftovers/ opened food5. Follows procedures for serving partner meals6. Offers menu substitutions and records them in accordance with procedural guidelines.7. Complies with infection control policies in the work area8. Delivers trays to patients/residents on halls and in dining area9. Assists with the serving/pouring of juice, milk, water, and tea, etc.; makes coffee/ tea as requested10. Cleans all tables in the dining area after each meal11. Cleans work area at the end of shift and after meals, including sweeping and mopping and stores all cleaning equipment appropriately12. Cleans kitchen equipment such as, carts, tables, counters, ice machine, buckets, blender, mixer, meat slicer, freezer, refrigerator, stove, steamer, garbage disposal, dish machine coffee/ tea maker, steam table etc.13. Removes garbage from kitchen areas and hoses out garbage containers14. Scrapes dishes, washes dishes, pots and pans and stores properly15. Records freezer and walk-in refrigerator temperatures in accordance with established procedures16. Maintains dishwasher and dish sink; checks and records water temperature (dishwasher, pat and pan sink, etc.); checks dishwasher with sanitizer strips; checks chemical levels and replaces if needed17. Maintains supply stock and properly stores items according to established procedures 18. Sets up tray line and performs tray line service19. Operates the dish machine, garbage disposal, mixer, blender, meat slicer, steamer, coffee and tea maker20. Uses, cleans and maintains serving equipment (ladle, spoon, scoops, etc.) according to established procedures21. Working knowledge of food handling, preparation and storage techniques that comply with state and federal laws and regulations. Ability to apply regulations to work situations of cook and to supervision of staff assistants.22. Follows recipes and prepares foods that correspond to menu cycles prepared by Dietitian. Cook or prepares palatable, attractive, nutritionally adequate meals in institutional quantities that are served at proper times.23. Assists with supervision kitchen staff that assist with food preparation, assembling trays, cleaning and storage of supplies and equipment. Continuously cleans food service work areas as food preparation and service is done. Uses food supplies and equipment in an efficient and economic manner to prevent waste.24. Prepares and maintains supply of food substitutes to accommodate resident choices, cultural, ethnic and religious preferences. Inspects trays following meal service to monitor and record resident acceptance of menu items. Reports findings to Dietary Manager.25. Uses food preparation equipment according to manufacturer's instructions. Follows proper cleaning techniques and preventative maintenance schedules. Handles, stores, dispose of food supplies and prepared food in accord with department procedures and in compliance with state and federal regulations. QualificationsMINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:A high school diploma or its equivalent. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:A minimum of one (1) year institutional food service experience as a cook. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)Experience in long term care food production is preferred. Job: DietaryPrimary Location: Georgia-MaconSchedule: Full-timeShift: 2nd ShiftJob Posting: Sep 15, 2021, 9:23:21 AM

Keywords: PruittHealth, Macon , Cook - Dietary Aide- Full-Time - 12PM-8PM, Hospitality & Tourism , Macon, Georgia

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