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Assistant Cook

Company: Bickford of Ames
Location: Ames
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

""There is no higher calling, no greater purpose than that of a caregiver. Somehow, we've come to believe that caregiving is just for some of us and not all of us. Yet at our core, we are all made to love, to connect, to extend ourselves in service of others. The question is do we have the will to love, to do what it takes, to risk ourselves in caring, even when the burden is great? In times of happiness, in times of sadness - we are that caregiver. Whatever it Takes."- Bickford Senior LivingAt Bickford, everything we do revolves around our residents' happiness by meeting their specific Core Needs. The Cook / Assistant Cook position is primarily responsible for production, cleanliness and proper service of meals from the menu plan to residents and Bickford Family Members.RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONSResponsibilities:Prepare meals following Bickford's menus, processes, and expectationsServe food timely, at correct temperatures and appropriately platedEnsure Bickford's process is followed during meal serviceInteract with residents in the Dining Room during meals to enhance their dining experience Wash dishes, pots and pans following Bickford's dishwashing procedureFollow the Kitchen Daily Task GuideUtilize residents' Meal Order Information form to follow/track all resident physician ordered diets, allergies, and preferencesMaintain food service records in accordance with regulatory requirements and Bickford's policiesStore food in accordance with regulatory requirements and Bickford's policiesComplete assigned tasks from the Kitchen Rotational Cleaning ScheduleMaintain kitchen and dining room to meet regulatory requirements and Bickford's expectations for cleanlinessEnsure Bistro/Beverage Bar is stocked with appropriate refreshmentsCoordinate with Kitchen Manager to ensure appropriate food/refreshments are provided for tours and eventsParticipate in the Culinary / Themed Meal callsQualifications:- Ability to handle multiple priorities- Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication- Competent in organizational, time management skills- Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills- Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel) with the ability to learn new applicationsBickford considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Bickford are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.Bickford Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their position.ABOUT BICKFORDBickford Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Bickford.At Bickford, you will Make a Difference Every DayWe are passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive CommunityThe care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.Ignite Your PotentialWe believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Keywords: Bickford of Ames, Ames , Assistant Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Ames, Iowa

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