Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Cook in Liverpool, New York

Are you a culinary team member looking to make a difference? Are you looking to join a team of organized, professional and responsible Dietary Professionals who strive to positively affect our residents' dining experience? If creating cuisine, tailored to specific dietary requirements ... that tastes delicious is what gets you up in the morning... then we want you on our team!

Elderwood at Liverpool is searching for a creative & dedicated Cook to aide our very busy 160-bed Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, NY. We just wrapped up a massive renovation and update our facility including investing in new state of the art equipment for our Dietary staff! Our Cooks are responsible to implement and maintain effective, efficient systems to operate the dietary department and provide food service to our residents in a cost-effective, efficient manner to safely meet residents' needs in compliance with federal, state and local requirements. Meal times are highlights of daily life, and excellent nutrition and appetite appeal are central to the well-being of residents and patients. Our chefs, wait staff and kitchen staff prepare and serve delicious, wholesome menus.

The hours for this position are 11:30am-7:30pm and include working every other weekend rotation.

Perks of the Job:

  • Top Notch Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Generous PTO & holiday package

  • 401K Retirement plan with company matching

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Generous Employee Referral program

  • Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment

  • Relaxing employee lounge with free iced/hot coffee

  • Monthly employee appreciation events

  • Employee of the month recognition

  • Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse nursing team

  • Truly make a difference in our residents lives while providing top notch care

  • Just 10 minutes from Syracuse

The Company:

Elderwood is a strong and growing company that is truly invested in its employees. We just recently increased our wages and offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays, an Education and Tuition Assistance Program and much more.

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Cook Duties:

  • Adheres to state regulations, current best practices, policies, and procedures for food preparation and meal service.

  • Review menus and production sheets to determine food quantities needed for regular, mechanically altered and other special diet needs.

  • Prepare specified food items, as assigned.

  • Test cooked foods by tasting and smelling samples.

  • Ensure that sanitation and safety standards are met in the preparation, cooking and production line stages of food production.

  • Maintain cleanliness and upkeep of specified equipment and the general kitchen work area.

  • Supervise food being cooked; ensures that food is held and served at correct temperature.

  • Assist with preparation of and distribution of foodstuffs.

  • Maintains a working knowledge of federal regulations of the State Department of Health code and rules and regulations regarding meal service in the post-acute care setting.

Cook Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 yrs. age required. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Previous food preparation experience required.

  • Ability to understand and organize food preparation activities required.

  • Ability to carry out cooking tasks at a safe and efficient level of performance required.

  • Knowledge of food preparation and production process necessary.

  • Pride in quality of food and service necessary.

  • High degree of personal cleanliness and good hygiene; health status suitable for service of food required.

  • Respect for residents’ privacy and rights; respectful and dignified treatment of residents required.

Requisition ID: 2018-5724

External Company URL: http://elderwood.com

Shift: 11:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Street: 4800 Bear Road