Cook/ Dietary Aid - ($13.75-$14.65/hr)
Located in uniontown, PA
Express Employment, a reputable staffing agency, is currently seeking talented and passionate Cooks and Dietary Aides to join our team for an exciting opportunity at a skilled nursing facility in Uniontown, PA.
· 3 – 12.75 hour shifts!
· 4 days off in a row!
· COVID Vaccine & TB Test Required
Benefits of working with Express for the Accounting Associate position:
- Medical, dental, and vision benefits
- Weekly paychecks
- Working with a dedicated & responsive team
- Monthly referral bonuses & more
Responsibilities of the cook:
· Prepare and cook a variety of appetizing and nutritious meals for residents based on prescribed dietary guidelines, ensuring high standards of taste, presentation, and food safety.
· Plan menus in collaboration with the dietary team, taking into consideration residents' specific dietary restrictions and preferences.
· Assist with inventory management, ensuring adequate supply of ingredients and food items.
· Maintain a clean and organized work area, including proper storage and labeling of food items.
· Adhere to sanitation and safety procedures, including safe food handling and storage practices.
· Collaborate with other kitchen staff and dietary personnel to ensure smooth meal service operations.
· Accommodate special dietary needs or requests, such as diabetic, low sodium, or gluten-free meals.
· Maintain knowledge of current culinary trends and techniques, incorporating new ideas into menu planning when appropriate.
Responsibilities for the Dietary Aides:
· Assist with meal preparation, portioning, and plating of food items under the guidance of the Cooks.
· Serve meals to residents in a courteous and professional manner, ensuring proper portion sizes and presentation.
· Provide excellent customer service, addressing any resident concerns or requests promptly and with empathy.
· Maintain cleanliness and organization in the dining area, ensuring tables are cleared and sanitized between meal services.
· Assist with dishwashing and kitchen cleaning duties as needed.
· Follow all safety and sanitation protocols, including proper handling and disposal of waste.
· Collaborate effectively with the dietary team and other staff members to ensure a seamless dining experience for residents.
· Participate in training programs and educational opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills in food service and resident care.
· Proven experience as a Cook or Chef in a professional kitchen, preferably in a healthcare or senior living setting.
· Knowledge of nutrition and therapeutic diets, with the ability to accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences.
· Strong culinary skills, including food preparation, cooking techniques, and menu planning.
· Familiarity with food safety regulations and practices.
· Excellent organizational and time management skills.
· Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
· Prior experience in a dietary or food service role, preferably in a healthcare or senior living environment.
· Basic knowledge of food preparation and safety practices.
· Strong customer service skills with a compassionate and caring attitude.
· Ability to work well in a team and follow instructions.
· Physical stamina to stand for extended periods and lift/move heavy objects when necessary.
· Excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor.
***PHONE INTERVIEW HOTLINE***
Call 724-392-7190 to schedule a phone interview for the Cook & Dietary Aid positions asap!
Express Office: Westmoreland-Fayette
4012 Route 130
Irwin, PA 15642