Cook - ALF

US-CO-Aurora
6 months ago
Job ID
2017-1471
# of Openings
1
Category
Other
Type
PT (Part-Time) = Eligible for Dental and Voluntary products (employee works between 15-29 hours per week)

Overview

Juniper Village is dedicated to nurturing the spirit of life in each individual whose life we touch so that we may all live fully throughout all seasons of life.  We do this by encouraging an active body, an engaged mind and a fulfilled spirit. 

 

Juniper Village owns and operates assisted living and skilled care communities in four regions across the country.  The company’s operations are designed and managed to provide the finest quality personal service and exceptional care to foster healthy and independent lives for those who live and work in our communities. The company’s team of experienced committed individuals is deeply committed to achieving the company’s mission and balancing quality in service, program and environment with financial stability and prosperity. Together, we nurture the spirit of life.

Responsibilities

  • Comply with Juniper Communities’ philosophy and hallmarks as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the operation of Dining Services.
  • Assist Executive Chef/Dietary Manager in the coordination of effective communication among dining services staff and resident assistants.
  • Assist Executive Chef/Dietary Manager in the preparation of meals for residents, staff, and visitors.
  • Practice proper sanitation and compliance to all Health Department regulations pertaining to food service.
  • Work closely with the Connections Director and the Director of Community Relations in the planning and implementation of special events.
  • Maintain necessary records and completes all administrative paperwork as required.
  • Follow established safety regulations, including fire protection, infection control, and equipment safety.

Qualifications

  • A High School Diploma and educational background in culinary arts or food service.
  • Knowledge of volume food preparation.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate all food service equipment.
  • Knowledge of all applicable governmental regulations.
  • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of the older adults.
  • Knowledge of the dietary needs of older adults.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals within the community.
  • Attends and participates in mandated yearly training programs and all required meetings.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently so as to achieve goals.
  • Adheres to all Human Resources policies, procedures, and code of conduct.
  • Respects confidentiality of information and Resident’s rights.
  • Performs job in a safe manner, using proper body mechanics, infection control, etc.
  • Responsible for proper care of all property, equipment, supplies and financial assets involved in the performance of the job.
  • Performs other duties as required

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