Community Food Technician

Maumee, Ohio, United States · Clinical Services expand job description ↓

Description

Prepares and cooks meals for individuals in their home and others as needed by performing the following duties. Tastes and smells prepared food items to determine quality and palatability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:.

  • Cooks food by following menu, standardized recipes, and production sheet, for all meals including ensuring an alternative is available.
  • Prepares food and beverages based on individual preferences and diet orders.
  • Tastes and smells prepared food items to determine quality and palatability. Fresh ingredients and the least amount of processed food possible will be used.
  • Responsible for training staff to follow menus, recipes, and production sheets, along with serving food to meet portion control and food analysis.
  • Follows therapeutic diets as prescribed by physician/dietician.
  • Improves quality results by regularly obtaining feedback from individuals, families and staff.
  • Responsible for grocery shopping based on menus and each home’s food budget.
  • Works collaboratively as part of the team with home staff, manager, and dietary manager to provide fresh, high quality food and service.
  • Ensures home’s kitchen and equipment is maintained in clean, working order by following regular cleaning schedule, operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining replacement parts inventory; performing preventative maintenance; notifying management when repairs are necessary.
  • Follows safe food handling procedures; monitor/document temperature of meal through preparation and service to ensure temperatures are maintained throughout meal service.
  • Monitors safe food storage practices, corrects if there are issues, and provides feedback to staff as needed.
  • Follows therapeutic diets as prescribed by physician/dietician.
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent; 1 year of education in quantity cooking and therapeutic diets. Experience in health care is preferred. Minimum 1 year food service/health care experience is desired. Cooks are to be trained in dietary positions before being trained as a cook.

Benefits

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits - and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Small dollar (credit building) loans
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion

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