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Cook

Position Number 
72553301
Department 
West 12th Residence
Job Locations 
US-NY-Brooklyn
Type 
Regular Part-Time
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Minimum Salary 
Maximum Salary 

More information about this job

Overview

JOB SUMMARY:

 

            This entry level direct care position exists only in the IDD Division.

Responsible for food storage and preparing meals for residents. Additionally, assists direct care staff in providing services in accordance with treatment plans, guidelines, and the philosophy of the 3 I’s and P and the 5 Governing Principles, guides and teaches persons served to develop skills required for a more independent lifestyle.

 

 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL TASKS:

 

  1. Food Preparation and Mealtimes:

 

  1. Prepares and cooks meals in accordance with residents’ dietary requirements established by the Dietician. Has meals prepared on time for the residents. Participates in meal planning with the Dietician.

 

  1. Maintains a clean and sanitary cooking utensils, cooking equipment, cooking area, and food storage area; discards spoiled food.

 

  1. Inventories food, orders food in quantities to avoid waste or leftovers, properly stores food to avoid waste.

 

  1. Assists residents in eating who cannot feed themselves independently. Teaches residents to eat in a family-style setting.

 

  1. Teaches and assists residents to plan, shop, store, and prepare and serve meals using currently accepted nutritional standards; to clean kitchen and dining areas, and dispose of leftover food safely.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High school graduate or equivalent Prefer one year experience preparing meals and some years experience working with a mentally ill or developmentally disabled population. Current clean New York State driver's license may be required.

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