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Cook, Alameda

Oakland, California, United States

Cook, Alameda

  • Oakland, California, United States
POSITION SUMMARY
The Cook is responsible for the ordering, preparation, cooking and serving of food to members served. This includes seasoning and cooking meat, fish, vegetables, soups, salads and desserts.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
•\tTwo (2) years of experience in food production and knowledge of therapeutic diets
•\tHigh School graduation or a G.E.D. equivalent
•\tExperience in the use of institutional kitchen equipment such as steam tables, stoves, refrigerators and freezers
•\tKnowledge of nutritional principles in the preparation of regular and therapeutic diets
•\tMust be at least 18 years of age
•\tMust be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
•\tAll opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver's license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.

Preferred:
•\tExperience in a health care setting

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
•\tDemonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders
•\tPerforms tasks correctly and according to policies and procedures
•\tCreates menus and orders necessary food supplies to accommodate a variety of dietary requests
•\tParticipates in and supervises the following food preparation activities: washing, trimming, cooking and seasoning
•\tPrepares food for special therapeutic diets
•\tReceives and monitors food deliveries against requisitions and invoices
•\tTakes active steps to avoid food waste
•\tSolely responsible for the efficient running of the dietary program
•\tEnsures that the cleaning and maintenance program is consistently adhered to
•\tConfers and collaborates with the Nursing Department regarding both regular and modified diet preparation
•\tDemonstrates knowledge of CPI principles and uses CPI concepts to manage aggressive behavior
•\tPlans and facilitates cooking schedules to ensure that food is ready at the specified time
•\tMonitors food items, storage rooms, refrigerators and other equipment to ensure that appropriate sanitary conditions are consistently adhered to
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.

SKILLS
•\tThe ability to read, write and speak English is essential, as is the willingness to work with disabled adults

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to stand, twist, squat, kneel and lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, bend and do simple and firm grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability
Equal Opportunity Employer Description
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.