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Dietary Cook

Company: Henderson Health and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Henderson
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Henderson Health and Rehabilitation Center - Join Our Team!
Henderson Health and Rehabilitation Center, a skilled nursing facility located in Henderson TN is seeking a qualified Dietary Cook to prepare food in accordance with prescribed resident diet specification, facility procedures, and dietary and sanitary regulations under the supervision of the Dietary Manager. - SHIFT: 5AM - 2PM

Dietary Cook Essential Job Functions;

Prepare and cook resident meals in quantities according to menu and number of persons served.

Prepare meals according to proper methods and cooking temperatures for best utilization and yield of meats and other foods.

Clean work area and equipment in accordance with sanitation requirements.

Taste, smell, and observe all foods prepared to confirm with recipes, and good taste and appetizing appearance.

Consistently prepare meals on time so that serving schedules are being met.

Serve food according to dietary guidelines, checking each tray for completeness and accuracy.

Monitor portion control guidelines for individual residents to prevent food waste.

Prepare foods for facility personnel, families, visitors, and for special occasions and events as directed by the administrator.

Prepare and serve food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portion, and temperature control procedures and facility policies.

Inspect special diet trays to assure that the correct diet is served to the resident.

Attend in-service education programs in order to meet facility educational requirements.

Be familiar with Standard Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill & Evacuation Procedures and know how to use the information.

Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility records/information.

Protect residents from neglect, mistreatment, and abuse.

Protect the personal property of the residents of the facility.

Others as directed by the supervisor or administrator.


Dietary Cook Minimum Qualifications;

Experience in preparing foods in large quantities.

Organized and detailed in work performance.

Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.

Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility.

Comply with the Residents Rights and Facility Policies and Procedures.

Perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below.

Perform Essential Duties as outlined above.


  • Competitive Pay

    Low-Cost Health Insurance
    Free Life Insurance
    401k with company match
    Other benefits:
    Paid Time Off
    Paid Birthday Holiday
    Dental and Vision Insurance
    Flexible Spending Account
    Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    Ancillary Insurance Available Includes: Accident, Cancer, Hospital and Critical Illness.
    AND MORE!!


Keywords: Henderson Health and Rehabilitation Center, Memphis , Dietary Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Henderson, Tennessee

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