Company: Affinity Living Group
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Nature and Scope Prepares meals for the regular and special
diets for residents as determined by daily/weekly menus.
Understands and is able to follow guidelines for special diets, and
special menus for events. Responsible for overseeing kitchen staff
and directing as needed.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements High school diploma or
equivalent preferred. At least six (6) months prior experience in a
food service department preferred. Supervisory experience
desirable. Must be able to obtain ServSafe Certification. Must be
21 years of age or older. Must obtain a Food Handlers Card for
Arizona. Must obtain a current first aid and CPR certification.
Must obtain an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (criminal
background check). Must meet all health requirements including a
negative PPD/TB Skin Test. Must have compassion for and desire to
work with the elderly while recognizing that the community is the
residents' home. Must demonstrate the ability to work responsibly
as a team member as well as an individual. Must be honest, fair,
dependable, respect confidentiality and the rights and privacy of
others. Practice and promote Management Policies and Procedures,
Mission Statement, Core Values and Founding Principles. Must be
able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff,
vendors and the general public. Must be able to perform duties and
responsibilities (essential job functions), with or without
reasonable accommodation. Essential Functions Kitchen Must have a
strong knowledge with residents' dietary needs and special diets.
Must communicate closely with nursing department regarding dietary
needs. Prepares food for special events and daily meals as needed.
Works closely with Executive Director, Care Manager and Life
Enrichment Department concerning special events. Strong working
knowledge concerning proper food storage procedures, e.g.,
defrosting frozen food, cooking at required temperatures and
maintenance of food at safe temperatures. Works cooperatively with
other cooks evaluating leftovers and plans for use; labels, dates
and stores leftovers properly. Monitor the temperature for the
freezer and refrigerator. Keeps work area clean and sanitizes work
surfaces, takes out trash as necessary; performs assigned cleaning
duties, e.g. dishes, cookware, flatware and trays using approved
procedures. Follows menus accurately, demonstrating accuracy in
weighing, measuring, and portioning food. Consults menus/recipes
for thawing and doing advance preparation when possible; completes
and posts menu sheets daily. Demonstrates the ability to operate
electric and steam cooking equipment and dishwashers; cleans
equipment, pots and pans, after use; reports repairs needed.
Receives deliveries in accordance with purchase orders. Places
produce order on a weekly basis. Follows the master menu plan,
adjusting for nutritionally equivalent substitutes, leftovers, and
emergencies; records hot and cold food menu change on production
sheets. Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
Assists in daily final cleanup and lockup of kitchen. Apply food
handling and ServSafe guidelines throughout daily assigned tasks
Any other duties assigned by the Dining Services Manager. Customer
Service Responsible for ensuring that all employees are providing
excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
Perform job duties for residents and with team members in a
courteous and professional manner. Take initiative to ensure
resident safety and satisfaction is a priority. Meet and greet
visitors in a friendly, helpful manner (Visitors include anyone who
visits the community; specifically, current residents' families and
friends, prospective residents and their families, referral
sources, vendors and regulators). Answer phones appropriately,
according to company and community standards. Residents' Rights
Ensure compliance and understanding of all regulations regarding
residents' rights Training Attend training sessions as directed by
manager. Other Follows and communicates company policies and
procedures. The job description provides a framework for the job;
other duties may be assigned as necessary. Working Conditions
(travel, hours, environment) Scheduled hours; possible overtime.
May work in other positions temporarily when necessary. Is subject
to callback during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather,
evacuation, post-disaster, etc.). Is subject to injury from falls,
burns from equipment, odors, etc., through the workday, as well as
to reactions from dust, disinfectants, and other air contaminants.
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous
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