Per Diem Cook Job Description
Provides quality meals according
to menu plus prepare an alternate meal with lunch and dinner.
Prepares foods in a timely and efficient manner, following safety and
sanitation policies and procedures. Puts away stock as it arrives
rotating with appropriate dates.
• Planning and
Reviews production records for meals and
confers with Manager of Food Service as to menu additions, deletions
and/or substitutions prior to meal services. Completes preparation of
foods according to production records for the following day to ensure
needed supplies and food are ready in a timely manner. Records
accurate amounts of left over foods or shortages of food on daily
production records. Is able to make and dish foods according to
specified amounts on production and prep sheets. Is versed in
knowledge of cooking and baking. Uses proper food handling and
utilized food supplies in a non-wasteful manner.
Works and uses the “clean as you
go” method of cooking. Organizes, cleans areas in coolers. Puts
away food orders. Completes duties on weekly sanitation report. Is
knowledgeable in food safety and sanitation policies and procedures.
• Effectively Supervises
patient menus according to “Diet Prescription” record for
breakfast, lunch and dinner, and separates into Units and cafeteria
patients. Takes temperatures of food and equipment according to
policy as noted on QA temperature logs. Monitors daily the cleaning
and sanitation of all production areas and dish room.
Westwood Healthcare Job
Per Diem Cook Job Requirements
school diploma or equivalent. Associates preferred. Formal training
in culinary or institutional food preparation desirable. Maintains
current Food Service preparation certifications.
Two years successful experiences in a health
care quantity food production. Serve Safe.
Ability to read, write, understand and follow
instructions in English. Is able to operate kitchen equipment
relating to prepare meals. Has a working knowledge of therapeutic
diets and kitchen sanitation procedures.
: Is capable of serving patients of all ages and
disabilities. Patients with major disabilities are accompanied by
their monitor who assumes responsibility for specific care.
Demonstrates excellent communications and problem
resolution skills. Clear written and verbal communications skills
required. Diplomacy, tact, and a calm positive attitude are required,
as is a willingness to evaluate several sides of an issue. Strong
organizational skills and confidentiality are required.