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Dietary Cook

at Mid-Valley Health Care Center

in Peckville, PA

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    19951

  • Facility

    Mid-Valley Health Care Center

  • Job Category

    Dietary

  • Job Location

    63 Sturges Road
    Peckville, PA  18452

  • Job Type

    Employee

  • Job Status

    Full Time & Part Time

  • Job Shift

    N/A

Overview

Dietary Cook


Come and join us at Saber Health Group where cooking from Scratch is a style and a daily goal. Cooks and Dietary Aids are introduced to many opportunities to develop and polish their skills to serve a supreme cuisine on an executive chef level.

 To become a great cook you should try to gain experience in a kitchen in any role you can and this job is a great opportunity to do just that! Learn about cooking techniques, kitchen operation, best professional practices for management, and food safety guidelines. Culinary arts training is preferred and can help you advance from line cook to kitchen management positions, though in most kitchens, proven talent and work ethic on the job are the most important factors to help you find success in this career and with Saber health Group Family. Well qualified employees can take advantage of the Saber CDM scholarship program which provides funds to pursue management level opportunities and grow with us.

Cook Job Responsibilities:

  • Pleases customers by providing a pleasant dining experience.
  • Serves meals by reviewing recipes; assembling, combining, and cooking ingredients; and maintaining a sanitary kitchen.
  • Executes cold food production in accordance with standards of plating guide specifications.
  • Attends to the detail and presentation of each order.
  • Prepares ingredients by following recipes; slicing, cutting, chopping, mincing, stirring, whipping, and mixing ingredients; adding seasonings; verifying taste; and plating meals.
  • Completes hot meal preparation by grilling, sautéing, roasting, frying, and broiling ingredients and assembling and refrigerating cold ingredients.
  • Adheres to proper food handling, sanitation, and safety procedures; maintains temperature and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) logs as required; and maintains appropriate dating, labeling, and rotation of all food items.
  • Stores leftovers according to established standards.
  • Contributes to daily, holiday, and theme menus in collaboration with supervisor.
  • Ensures smooth operation during absence of supervisor.
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of equipment, food storage, and work areas.
  • Completes cleaning according to daily and weekly schedules and dishwashing/pot washing as needed.
  • Assists with orienting new employees to their work area.
  • Listens to Residents’ complaints and suggestions and resolves complaints.
  • Implements suggestions within parameter of position and refers more complex concerns to supervisor.
  • Instructs personnel in use of new equipment and cleaning methods and provides efficient and effective methods of maintaining work area.
  • Participates in and/or contributes to programs, committees, or projects designed to improve quality of service and employee productivity.

Cook Qualifications/Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in ability to safely and effectively operate standard foodservice equipment
  • Adaptability
  • Decision-making
  • Customer service
  • Oral communication
  • Planning, problem solving, and teamwork
  • Self-motivated
  • High energy Level
  • Multi-tasking

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Preferred two (2) years of hospital, institutional, or restaurant cooking experience to include food preparation
  • Associate’s degree in hotel or institutional food preparation preferred
  • Current food handler’s card and other certification as required by federal/state/local law
  • High school diploma or GED

The Saber Advantage and Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Competitive Salaries
  •  401(k)
  • Employee Referral program
  • Tuition Discount Programs!
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee recognition program and additional perks
  • Culture of employees creating an IMPACT!

Shift & Wage:

  • Full Time & Part Time Opportunities Available
  • All Shifts Needed

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran and also promote a drug-free workplace.

Life At Saber Healthcare Group

1/3. Vernell Barco of Autumn Care of Chesapeake gets nominated for CNA of the year!
Vernell Barco of Autumn Care of Chesapeake gets nominated for CNA of the year!
2/3. Our team proudly celebrating Vernell Barco's award!
Our team proudly celebrating Vernell Barco's award!
3/3. Saber's IMPACT Awards given to outstanding facility-level leaders.
Saber's IMPACT Awards given to outstanding facility-level leaders.

Mid-Valley Health Care Center

63 Sturges Road
Peckville, PA  18452

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Perks & Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
    Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    Paid Time Off (PTO) - you choose how you use your time off
  • Employee Referral program
    Employee Referral program
  • Tuition Discount programs
    Tuition Discount programs
  • Long Term / Short Term Disability
    Long Term / Short Term Disability
  • 401K
    401K
  • Employee recognition program
    Employee recognition program
  • Employee Assistance Program including Perks at Work
    Employee Assistance Program including Perks at Work
  • Optional disability, illness and accident insurance
    Optional disability, illness and accident insurance
  • Accident Insurance Plans
    Accident Insurance Plans
  • Wellness Programs
    Wellness Programs
  • Culture of employees creating an IMPACT
    Culture of employees creating an IMPACT

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    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran and also promote a drug-free workplace.