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Midwest Health Cook in Overland Park, Kansas

The health and wellbeing of our staff members and residents is our number one priority. Our community is strictly following the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and has restricted community access in accordance with state and local health agency direction. Our infectious disease protocols include but are not limited to: * Screening staff members at the beginning and part way through each shift. * All staff members are wearing face masks at all times while inside the community. * Staff members have access to PPE including gloves, face masks, face shields, and gowns, if ever needed. * Our community is utilizing telemedicine as much as possible. This ensures our residents are getting the care they need with as little risk of exposure as possible. * As always, we are committed to transparency and will make all staff, residents, and families aware of any COVID-19 positive cases at our communities. Job Summary: The Cook prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, with our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Director of Food Services. Duties and Responsibilities: * Comply with the Facility’s personnel, safety, and corporate policies and procedures. * Treat residents, family members, visitors, and team members with respect and dignity. * Maintain the confidentiality of all resident and family information. * Report to work on time and as scheduled. * Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals to the Director of Food Services. * Assures staff compliance to all state and federal regulations. * Complies with schedule as established by Dietary Manager/Executive Chef.. * Review menus prior to preparation. * Inspect special diet trays or requests are served to the resident as requested. * Ensure that all dietary procedures are followed in accordance with established policies. * Assist in establishing food service production line, etc., to assure that meals are prepared on time. * Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance. * Serve food in accordance with established portion control procedures. * Prepare food in accordance with sanitary regulations as well as our established policies. * Ensure that safety regulations and precautions are followed at all times by all personnel. * Follow established Infection Control and Universal Precautions policies and procedures when performing daily tasks. * Make only authorized food substitutions. * Assist in food preparation for special meals, for parties, etc. Job Requirements: * CDM certification that is in good standing with the State preferred. * Must have successfully completed all ServSafe educational requirements. * Must have basic computer skills. * If required to operate a motor vehicle for business purposes, must successfully complete the requirements contained in Company’s Motor Vehicles policy. * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. * Must be able to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. * Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations. * Must be able to perform the essential position functions of the job with, or without reasonable accommodation. * Employee is required to use a transfer/gait belt or to obtain the assistance of another employee when attempting to assist residents when lifting or carrying objects in excess of 25 pounds. The employee must be aware that during the normal, routine performance of the essential functions, some of the following body movements may occur naturally, although they may not be a requirement of the job.

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