Trevecca Center for Rehabilitation and Healing COOK in Nashville, Tennessee
Weekly Pay!! Open Interviews 11a-4p
The primary purpose of the Dietary Cook position is to prepare food for the residents at the facility.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review menus prior to food preparation.
Inspect special diet trays to assure that the correct diet is served to the resident.
Complete necessary forms, reports, etc. as requested by the Dietary Manager or Dietitian.
Coordinate food preparation services with other department as necessary.
Work with the facility’s dietitian as necessary and implement recommended changes as required.
Ensure that all dietary procedures are followed according to facility policies.
Ensure that menus are maintained and filed according to facility policies and procedures.
Assist in establishing food service production lines, etc. to assure that meals are prepared on time.
Process diet changes and new diets as received from Nursing Services.Dietary Service Functions
Prepare meals according to planned menus.
Prepare and serve meals that are tasty and appetizing in appearance.
Serve food in accordance with established portion control procedures.
Prepare food for therapeutic diets according to planned menus.
Prepare food according to standardized recipes and special diet orders.
Prepare and serve nutritional supplements and snacks.
Be sure that appropriate equipment and utensils are provided with the resident’s meal tray.
Review care plans to assure that current dietary information is consistent with food served.
Prepare and serve substitute foods to residents who refuse foods served.
Make only authorized food substitutions.
Assist in serving meals when necessary.
Assist in food preparation for special meals, parties, etc.
Must possess, as a minimum, a tenth (10th) grade education.
High School diploma or GED preferred.
Must have one (1) year of experience as a cook or in food preparation.
Experience in a health care facility is preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer