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Dietary Cook

Posted: 05/13/2022

Join us and be the reason someone smiles today!

  • Start Date:  ASAP, we have a new employee orientation class starting soon 
  • Schedule:  Part time: 6AM-2PM and 12PM-8PM 2-3 days per week and possible rotating Sundays
  • Shift:  8 hour shifts AM/PM

Frankfort Terrace is an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) that has 120 Intermediate beds providing patient care to the mentally ill/behavior population.

  • 5-Star Quality measure – this means we provide excellent clinical care!
  • Consistently high patient satisfaction rating and feedback – our patients love us!
  • Many of our residents have been with us a long time and they feel like family

A Quote from a new employee:

·          “I am so appreciative of the support [from my manager] and the corporate team. It has been an amazing 6 weeks [so far] and I look forward to my future with this company.”

Join us and be the reason someone smiles today!
 

What you will do in this role: 

  • Officially we title this job a Dietary Cook, but in other centers it may be called a Line Cook or even an entry level Chef.

When you are sick or injured, food can be the highlight of your day.  As a cook you will help prepare meals for our patients.  This could involve menu creation, working with our Registered Dietician for special needs diets, kitchen sanitation and food safety.  One day you may clean out the freezer or the next it may involve talking with the patients to see if they liked their meal. 

  • We wear many hats and do whatever is needed to meet the nutritional needs of the patient.

What’s in it for you: 

  • Flexible scheduling with rotating weekends
  • Casual Fridays twice a month
  • Team-oriented and collaborative culture
  • Employee recognition program
  • Annual merit increase opportunities
  • Robust benefits package, including a retirement savings plan
  • Refer-a-Friend programs – Our #3 source of new employees is referrals from our existing team members.  Great employees refer other great workers.  Come join us.

From our new employee survey:

  • 82% surveyed said “People here are willing to give a little extra to get the job done right.”
  • 89% surveyed said “When I look at what we accomplished, I feel a sense of pride.”

Join us and be the reason someone smiles today. 
 

Dietary Cook:  Officially we title this job a Dietary Cook, but in other centers it may be called a Line Cook or even an entry level Chef.

What we need from you:

  • Must have prior experience as a dietary aide, cook, or in a central kitchen
  • Knowledge of quality food production and servicing techniques, food safety/sanitation requirements and procedures.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment physical and criminal history background check
  • We follow the CMS & IDPH rules for the Covid-19 vaccine.  You should be fully vaccinated or you will be required to submit an exemption.  Details will be discussed during your interview.   

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply.  Join us and be the reason someone smiles today.

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