Company: LifeCare Hospitals
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: May 13, 2019
We have an immediate opportunity for Cooks.
General Summary: The Cook assembles patient meal trays according to
diet orders. Responsible for set up, breakdown, and sanitation of
food and non-food items for patient meal services. Prepares hot
food items for patients, employee and visitor meals. The Cook is
actively involved in department activities, transdisciplinary team
activities, and LifeCare activities to ensure individualized,
patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted
to LifeCare Hospital.
Patient Population: Has contact with patients in a non-clinical
setting; understands and demonstrates appropriate behavior when
interacting with patients in the adult (18-65 years of age) and
geriatric (65 and older) populations.
- Cooks a variety of food according to menus, special dietary or
nutritional restrictions or numbers of portions to be served and
ensures consistent quality of food. Apportion and serve food to
patients, families, employees and visitors of the Hospital.
- Review menus, production sheets and catering requests to
determine type and quantities of food items to be prepared. Sets up
and stocks cafeteria with appropriate food and non-food items for
meal service. Ensures appropriate par levels are maintained for the
operation of the cafeteria/kitchen.
- Plans/organizes work for assigned shift to properly utilize
time, resources and supplies to ensure work assignments are
- Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances and work
areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
- Greets patients, employees and visitors in a courteous and
respectful manner, responds with positive interpersonal skills and
handles requests with a positive attitude.
- Ensures safety at all times by notifying the supervisor of any
risk factors seen, initiating and maintaining appropriate safety
measures. Responds to and assists others in emergency situations in
a calm and effective manner.
- The knowledge and skills necessary to perform position
requirements are demonstrated through the successful completion of
competencies established for the position, to include population
served, and other special needs of patients and customers, served
by the department.
- Adheres to LifeCare policies, procedures, all safety plans, and
all standards imposed by regulatory organizations.
- Regular attendance and timeliness is required. This description
is a general statement of required essential functions performed on
a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as
Supervision: Not applicable.
Experience: One year experience in food service is required.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Meets local health requirements for
food/safety handling as required by regulatory agencies.
A national leader in long term acute care, LifeCare was built on
the belief that early and aggressive intervention, coupled with a
personalized treatment plan that encompasses body, mind and soul,
can maximize a patient's potential for recovery.At LifeCare we
understand our greatest asset is our employees and that shows in
our commitment to you! We have multi-disciplinary treatment teams
directed by highly-trained, committed physicians that include
nurses, respiratory therapists, physical medicine specialists,
radiologists, pharmacists, dietitians and case managers.--At
Lifecare Hospitals we never forget the importance of our mission
and the responsibility that comes with it.
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