HOMESTEAD OF CRESTON Cook in CRESTON, Iowa

NCRC (National Career Readiness Certification) preferred. Ask IowaWORKS in Creston about getting your credential at no charge. Part time and full time openings, 11 am to 7 pm.Job Description: Prepares meals for residents and employees. Prepares meals in quantities according to menu and number of persons to be served. May supervise the activities of one or more workers in the preparing and serving meals. Equipment: Standard kitchen equipment. Duties and Responsibilities: The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position. Prepare various foods depending on menu, recipe, and diet breakdowns for each meal.Operate various kitchen equipment in preparation of the meal.Clean work surfaces during your shift (clean as you go): clean floors, wipe down counter space (as spills occur), sweep and mop floor section at end of shift, cover and store unused foods according to standards and procedures for assuring quality and safety of foods.Must be able to create meals that are tasty, pleasant to the eye, and that meet the dietary requirements established by the dietitian.Must be able to work at a constant pace to ensure that food is prepared and served on time for each meal of the day.May be required to help order supplies or to help with inventory.May be required to fill in gaps for kitchen help.Required to prepare and serve meals in accordance with Federal, State, and Facility regulations in regards to infection control procedures.Required to assure that each resident receives the food according to their diet order, incorporating personal preferences.Assure personal and staff compliance to all state and federal regulations including blood borne pathogens, infection control, use of hazardous materials, and fire safety.Assures personal and staff compliance to residents' rights.Follows safety procedures as stated in the dietary service manual.Complies with schedule as established by Dietary Manager. Specific Vocational Preparation Requirement: Completion of approved dietary manager training course is preferred. Employee is required to enroll and successfully complete the course after hire if certification has not been completed at the time of hire. Application, resume and interview workshops are available at IowaWORKS please call your local office for more information.