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OVERVIEW
Prepares and serves all meals for patients/residents according to prescribed diets, adhering to state and
federal regulations. Facilitates meal preparation using a variety of menus for patient/resident, staff and retail operations. Responsible for assisting with patient/resident care by providing food appropriate for each individual diet. Cleans assigned areas. Supports, facilitates and participates in the elder-focused social model of care when working in a long-term care facility. The Food Production Worker provides services for all age groups.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Maintains a clean working environment adhering to state and federal regulations.
• Monitors infection control protocols.
• Accurately prepares food using standardized recipes.
• Minimizes food cost waste and spoilage.
• Demonstrates proper use, care and maintenance of all food preparation equipment ie. stoves, fryers, grills, steam ovens, toasters, food processors, grinders, and other major pieces of equipment.
• Assists with patient care by providing food appropriate to each individual's diet.
• Prepares entrees, starches, bakery items, soups, salads, vegetables, texture-modified food according to menu and projected needs. Produces high quality products by adhering to standardized recipes, methods and seasoning specifications. Ensures food is prepared at specified times.
• Provides services in the cafeteria representing the organization in a positive and professional manner.
• Measures and mixes ingredients according to approved recipes and methods using blenders, mixers, grinder, slicers, knives, etc.
• Maintains clean equipment and work area. Follows schedules for cleaning equipment and notifies leadership of equipment operating problems. Observes infection control practices at all times.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
High school education or equivalent is preferred. Practical experience in healthcare setting is desired.  One-year of experience is preferred. Must be able to calculate and prepare diets accurately from standardized recipes for patients/residents and staff. Maintains an excellent working relationship within the department and with all of our internal and external customers. Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission and vision, goals, and values of the facility.

WORK HOURS/SHIFT
• Varies as early as 5:30am till 1:30pm early cook, 32 hour position per pay period. Possible Hours of 12:00pm till 8:00pm late cook can occur
LOCATION
• Clinton, IA

WAGE
• $10.40 per hour


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