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Garland Road Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Garland Road Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Enid, OK, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024


Garland Road Nursing & Rehab Center

Enid, OK

Garland Road Nursing & Rehab Center in Enid, OK has an opportunity for a Cook that is passionate about creating quality food for our residents. A rewarding career is waiting for you at a great facility that specializes in rehabilitative care! If you are an experienced Cook, we have the opportunity for you.

The Cook at Garland Road Nursing & Rehab Center in Enid, OK, prepares food in accordance with standard menus and specifications, facility procedures, and prescribed dietary and sanitary regulations; follow recipes; ensure proper storage of food and supplies; supervise serving of meals by wait staff; direct and assist in cleaning work areas, equipment, and floors; ensure all residents have received meals; ensure fire and safety practices and procedures are followed.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that is recognized for their achievements and contributions. Come be a part of our mission to provide superior clinical care, rehabilitation, wellness, and supportive services that meet the wants, needs, and expectations of our patients and residents. We offer competitive compensation, health, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance, holiday pay, paid time off, employee appreciation events and much more.

At Garland Road Nursing & Rehab Center in Enid, OK, you will be a part of a well-respected facility that is making an impact in the lives of our residents, our team, and the community in which we serve. We look forward to you joining our team!

Job Responsibilities

Safe Food Handling

  • Understands and follows guidelines for food handling and storage, including all raw and prepared foods.
  • Completes the daily Quick Check departmental review in the absence of the Nutrition Services Manager or as requested.
  • Tests and records temperatures of hot and cold foods; records temperature of cold food storage areas. Corrects or addresses negative results to the attention of supervisor.
  • Properly discards expired or contaminated food times.
  • Properly performs and enforces hand washing, wearing of gloves, and use of hair restraints.
  • Complies with established infection control and universal precaution policies and procedures & uses required protective wear when performing daily tasks.

Food Preparation

  • Follows and enforces methods to control cross-contamination.
  • Prepares foods using standardized recipes and in the required amount specified by production worksheets and in accordance with special diet requirements.
  • Uses available tools (spreadsheet, prep-at-a-glance, production guides) to ensure timely and correct meal production and portion control. Incorporate steps to properly pull, thaw and prep foods in advance of production need.
  • Ensures foods prepared are served within meal serving hours and that quality, temperature and appearance of food is preserved.

General Food Service Duties

  • Serves meal in accordance with facility methods and using correct portion control and plating / presentation guidelines. Provides a texture appropriate garnish for all entrees.
  • Performs daily and scheduled cleaning of kitchen and equipment in accordance with established sanitation procedures.
  • Ensures serving line and work area are cleaned and sanitized after each use.
  • Cleans and arranges food storage areas.
  • Properly stores, chills, and reheats leftovers for later use.
  • Is responsible for proper use of 3 compartment sink and clean-up of cooking pots & pans.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to ensure timely production, service, and clean-up.
  • Is responsible for close of the kitchen (PM shift) in accordance with policy and regulatory requirements.
  • In the absence of NSM, is responsible for overall departmental function and compliance and will maintain communication with Administrator and/or Director of Nurses.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • One year experience as a cook in hotel, restaurant, hospital, or similar institution preferred.
  • Food handlers’ card required, or Food Safety Certification where required by local ordinance.
  • Must have fundamental understanding of sanitation, cleanliness, and personal hygiene.
  • Must be able to tactfully communicate with co-workers, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies and the general public.
  • Must have regular, predictable, and dependable attendance.