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COOK / Full Time and On-CALL positions

Company: The Redwoods
Location: Mill Valley
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

THE COMPANYJoin our mission-driven company. We are a continuing care community located on 10 beautiful acres in Mill Valley, CA. We maintain a creative, affordable community that promotes good health, well-being, and security for a diverse group of seniors. The Redwoods was founded in 1972 and operates as a stand-alone care community. Be a part of a community that supports financial health for seniors by offering HUD financial assistance, Medicare rehabilitation, and Medi-Cal for long-term care.POSITION SUMMARY The Cook is an integral member of the Dining Services team, with the responsibility for preparing and cooking foods, including therapeutic diets for seniors. The Cook is responsible for reading and strictly adhering to recipes and food handling standards.PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESProfessionally prepare and cook food while performing responsibilities and duties that include but are not limited to:Assisting the Executive Chef and other CooksCollaboratively working with other Dining Services team membersPrepping, preparing, and serving mealsAssisting, as directed, with additional duties as neededKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLSExcellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to connect easily with others and be a team player.Understanding of convalescent/hospital food preparation.Ability to interpret and follow established procedures.Excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with residents and staff.Ability and aptitude for performing all sanitary-related tasks.Ability and aptitude for proper and safe use of all equipment and tools.Willingness to perform other duties and execute special projects as needed.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation:High school diploma or GED equivalent.Experience and Qualifications:Requires 2-3 years of work experience as a cook.Prior cooking experience in a convalescent or hospital setting is preferred.Must be able to maintain a calm, professional demeanor in an active kitchen and dining room environment, maintaining composure and problem-solving capacity under pressure.Ability to speak English at a level that allows the safe, efficient performance of the jobMust be able to understand and follow established procedures, directions, and instructions - in written and verbal form. Required language - English. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferredPhysical Abilities:The position requires the ability to stand and walk up to 90% of the work time, retrieve work materials, use kitchen equipment; walking, standing, stooping, carrying materials (up to 50 pounds). The work conditions include exposure to heat, humidity, steam, cooking odors, refrigerator temperature, and wet floors.Covid-19 vaccination or medical/religious waiver requiredBenefits:Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and ADD insurance for 24 and more hours per week.Vacation, sick, holiday pay403 B contributionsThe Redwoods is an EOE employerPI187917984

Keywords: The Redwoods, San Francisco , COOK / Full Time and On-CALL positions, Hospitality & Tourism , Mill Valley, California

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