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Cook (On-Call) - Mental Health Rehabilitation Center 115

Oakland, California, United States

Cook (On-Call) - Mental Health Rehabilitation Center 115

Oakland | California | United States

TELECARE CORPORATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION


COOK – GLADMAN MHRC


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

We exist to help people with mental impairments realize their full potential.


MISSION STATEMENT

Telecare will deliver and manage excellent services and systems of care for persons with serious mental illness.


POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Cook is responsible for the preparation, cooking and serving of food to clients. This includes seasoning and cooking meat, fish, vegetables, soups, salads and desserts.


QUALIFICATIONS

Two (2) years of experience in food production and knowledge of therapeutic diets is required. Experience in a health care setting is preferred. High School graduation or a G.E.D. equivalent is required. Experience in the use of institutional kitchen equipment such as steam tables, stoves, refrigerators and freezers is crucial. The ability to read, write and speak English is essential, as is the willingness to work with disabled adults. Applicant must be finger printed and receive clearance from Criminal Justice Department.


KEY RESULT AREAS

MISSION, VALUES AND BELIEFS

  • Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with clients, the public and other staff members.


QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF WORK

  • Performs tasks correctly and according to policies and procedures.
  • Reviews menus, work orders and recipes to determine the type and quantity of meals necessary to prepare.
  • Participates in and supervises the following food preparation activities: washing, trimming, cooking and seasoning.
  • Directs the collection and assembly of food items from storage areas during the food preparation process.
  • Prepares food for special therapeutic diets.
  • Receives and monitors food deliveries against requisitions and invoices.
  • Takes active steps to avoid food waste.
  • Directly supervises the dietary staff in the use, care and maintenance of equipment, food storage, housekeeping and safety standards in the absence of the Dietary Supervisor.
  • Ensures that the cleaning and maintenance program is consistently adhered to.



TEAM MEMBER PARTICIPATION

  • Participates as a team member and provides input via reporting observations, concerns and asking appropriate questions.
  • Confers and collaborates with the Dietary Supervisor regarding both regular and modified diet preparation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Professional Assault Response Training (PART) principles and uses PART concepts to manage aggressive behavior.JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING AND INITIATIVE• Plans and facilitates cooking schedules in order to ensure that food is ready at the specified time.RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS• Continually focuses on assigned tasks and seeks and implements improvements as necessary.• Monitors food items, storage rooms, refrigerators and other equipment to ensure that appropriate sanitary conditions are consistently adhered to.• Demonstrates a knowledge of Telecare’s customers including clients/clients, families and governmental agencies in all interactions and conduct.• Completes and follows through with tasks and assignments, meeting expected deadlines.ATTENDANCE AND RELIABILITY• Attends all assigned in-service education classes.
  • • Always dresses appropriately and professionally.
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    • Understands and demonstrates knowledge of all policies associated with attendance.

    PLANNING AND TIME UTILIZATION

    Acts in a professional manner, always demonstrating respect and understanding of the community and neighborhood when representing Telecare in the community.

    CUSTOMER AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

    • Practices universal precautions at all times.

    • Understands and demonstrates the safety program in all activities.

    QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

    • Demonstrates a good rapport and cooperative working relationships with all members of the team; responds to co-workers with concern and promotes group morale.

    • Demonstrates knowledge and proper use of equipment and supplies.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    See below for requirements.


    Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.


    POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    ACTIVITY

    (Hours per day)

    NEVER

    0 hours

    OCCASIONALLY

    up to 3 hours

    FREQUENTLY

    3 - 6 HOURS

    CONSTANTLY

    6 - 8+ HOURS

    Sitting


    X



    Walking



    X


    Standing




    X

    Bending (neck)



    X


    Bending (waist)


    X



    Squatting


    X



    Climbing


    X



    Kneeling


    X



    Crawling

    X




    Twisting (neck)


    X



    Twisting (waist)


    X



    Repetitive Hand Use:





    Simple Grasping (right hand)



    X


    Simple Grasping (left hand)



    X


    Power Grasping (right hand)


    X



    Power Grasping (left hand)


    X



    Fine Manipulation (right hand)



    X


    Fine Manipulation (left hand)



    X


    Pushing & Pulling (right hand)


    X



    Pushing and Pulling (left hand)


    X



    Reaching (above shoulder level)


    X



    Reaching (below shoulder level)



    X





    LIFTING



    CARRYING


    Never

    0 hrs.

    Occasionally

    up to 3 hrs.

    Frequently

    3 - 6 hrs.

    Constantly

    6 - 8+ hrs.

    Never

    0 hrs.

    Occasionally

    up to 3 hrs.

    Frequently

    3 -6 hrs.

    Constantly

    6 - 8+ hrs.

    0-10 lbs.



    X




    X


    11-25 lbs.


    X




    X



    26-50 lbs.


    X




    X



    51-75 lbs.

    X




    X




    76-100 lbs.

    X




    X




    100+ lbs.

    X




    X







    OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    YES

    NO

    a.

    Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment?


    X

    b.

    Working around equipment and machinery?

    X


    c.

    Walking on uneven ground?

    X


    d.

    Exposure to excessive noise?

    X


    e.

    Exposure to extremes of temperature, humidity or wetness?

    X


    f.

    Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals?

    X


    g.

    Working at heights?


    X

    h.

    Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement?


    X

    i.

    Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment?


    X

    j.

    Working with bio-hazards such as: blood borne pathogens, sewage, hospital waste, etc.

    X


    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.