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Dear Mr. Sullivan, Our father was a resident of Daniel's House Nursing Home in Reading, Mass. until his death. During this time, he received excellent care from all of the staff. From the time he became a resident, he was comfortable within his new home. Despite his Alzheimer's, he participated in numerous activities because the staff encouraged him and more importantly they treated him with dignity and respect. We always felt at home when we visited Dad and knew he was well taken care of when we were not there.”


Daniels House Nursing Home

Cook

Location: Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: Dietary

Cook – Full Time 2nd Shift Position 10:30 am to 6:30 pm

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assist in planning and performing all required kitchen duties. 
• Prepare and cook a wide variety of main courses and special diet food items for hospital patients, personnel and guests.
• Prepare meals and theraputic meals in accordance with ADA approved Diet Manual portion.
• Assist in food preparation for catering function inside or outside hospital grounds.
• Prioritize, organize and delegate multiple job functions.
• Monitor performance and compliance of line staff as it pertains to their respective job responsibilities.
• Maintain work area in a clean, orderly and sanitary manner and follow safety regulations in accordance with department and OSHA standards. Follow local, state and federal regulations.
• Operate all kitchen equipment. Report any inadequate equipment to Director for lockout/tagout.
• Monitor and record daily all equipment temperatures in kitchen, including Wing refrigerators. Monitor and handle temperature control of food daily.
• Provide input in assisting Department Director/Dietitian with employee performance evaluations and disciplinary actions.
• Actively participate in Process Improvement activities.

Prerequisites:
• Familiarity with foods, sanitation standards, cooking methods and procedures equivalent to several years of practical trades training.
• At least two (2) years experience as a Cook preferably in a healthcare setting.
• Safe food handling and good sanitation practices, ServSafe certification by a repuatable institution is mandatory.
• Ability to calculate numbers and perform basic numeric conversions.

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