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Cook Job in Columbus, Ohio US



Posted: 4/21/2021 - Expires: 7/20/2021

Job ID: 226475490


Job Description

Job Description:


Senior Living Campus

Westerville, OH

Are you a creative visionary type cook? Can you serve and inspire hundreds of people every day with tastes and aromas? We are looking for that kind of Rockstar! Someone that can make a picnic a meal to remember. Someone willing to wow diners so they are excited for a cuisine treat!

We have anactivesenior living community in Westerville, OH looking for team members with culinary experience to blend health and delight. If you are looking for better hours and an opportunity to live out your dream of running your own kitchen then start sharpening your paring knife - we want you to join our team!

For over 50 years, National Church Residences has been providing quality housing and care for seniors. Our mission is national in scope, as one of the largest not-for-profit provider of affordable housing in the country, with over 350 communities in 25 states and Puerto Rico and it originates from a Christian commitment of service to older adults. Open to people of every faith, National Church Residences has become a leading name in senior services, retirement community management and support for people in need.


No shifts later than 8pm
8 Paid Holidays Including Martin Luther King Jr. and Day After Thanksgiving
Tuition Reimbursement, Company Discounts with Whirlpool, Verizon and many more
Growth Opportunities: National Church Residences is comprised of multiple facilities and locations in the Central, Northern and Southern Ohio areas and promotes internal growth.

PURPOSE According to the prescribed policies and procedures of the organization including all applicable federal, state and local regulations under the supervision of the Director of Food Service assumes the responsibility for preparing food for the residents and personnel. The Cook maintains high standards of quality food production.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Prepares meals according to the menus provided using standardized recipes based on standard portion control. * Estimates food requirements and controls serving portions, eliminating waste and leftovers.
* Maintains equipment and cooking areas in a safe and sanitary manner. Cleans kitchen area and equipment. Washes pots and pans.
* Responsible for overseeing dietary aides when management not present.
* Maintains daily meal census.
* Records meal serving temperatures.
* Assists in training new dietary employees.
* Oversees that all meals and snacks are prepared and sent in a timely manner so that temperature, quality and appearance of the food is maintained.
* Checks for accuracy of special diets.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Is in charge of the Dietary Department in the absence of the Director/Manager.

* Attends in-service meetings.

EXPECTATIONS * Demonstrates and maintains a positive, professional manner, manages time efficiently and effectively, provides leadership as a role model to promote a team approach, collaborates and participates in policy creation and appropriate problem solving methods.

* Must adhere to all policies, procedures, terms and conditions set forth in the National Church Residences' Employee Information Guide (EIG), the Code of Conduct, as well as any facility handbook, including but not limited to, corporate compliance, drug free workplace, safe work practices, all federal, state, local regulations and laws.

* With respect to Resident Rights, ensures all care is provided with respect and dignity for the residents/clients, their families and the staff. Reports all complaints made by residents/clients and/or families to the appropriate supervisors, reports all allegations of abuse, misappropriation of funds/resident property and/or any other corporate compliance, drug free workplace, safe work practices, all federal, state and local regulations and laws.

* Completes all annual education requirements timely, including but not limited to Compliance, Privacy, Security and HIPAA training and exhibits behavior as set forth by the Code of Conduct in the performance of their duties.

* Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Must have the ability to perform needed functions. High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: One to two years as a dietary aide or cook, preferred in a fast pace environment.

Mental: Must have the ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English.

Licensure: _______________________________________________________________________

Vision: Normal: Consistent with standard workflow.

With respect to said job description, estimate the daily time spent performing the following activities.

Rare (R) = 0-24%; Sometimes (S) = 25-49%; Frequent (F) = 50-74%; Continuous (C) = 75% plus

R = Climbing R = Stooping Lifting/Carrying: F = 10-25 lbs. C = Standing S = Pushing F = 26-50 lbs. R = Sitting S = Pulling S = 51-75 lbs. S = Walking R = Driving ` S = 76 plus lbs.

Consequences of Errors: Moderate monetary responsibility. Supervision Received: General supervision: Employee generally operates by himself/herself checking with supervisor when in doubt.

Working Conditions: Due to working in facilities, exposure to some disagreeable conditions such as noise, odors, illness, infection and physical contact with disruptive residents.

Learn more about our organization in the video below.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, military status, disability, genetic information and/or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
High school graduate
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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