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Cook - Rumford Community Home, LTC

at Central Maine Medical Center in Rumford, Maine, United States

Job Description

At Central Maine Healthcare our team members are committed to providing exceptional care and experiences for our community and for each other every day.

This is a Residential Cook position with our Rumford Community Homes Long Term Care Facility in Rumford, Maine. Position Summary: Responsible for the preparation and serving of food for the residents and guests, using proper food handling techniques in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Follows established policies and procedures set forth by the facility.Duties and Responsibilities:Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:1. The cook will provide each resident with a well-balanced diet, per diet plan, executed by the Director of Personal Care Services and approved by the Dietitian2. Make available minimum daily requirements for adults based on assessment and provide meals via selective menus.3. Provide nutritionally balanced snacks and nourishments between meals and at bedtime.4. Prepare therapeutic diets as prescribed by the physician, and according to facility breakdowns.5. Shall be aware of State menu guidelines and knowledge of food values and make appropriate substitutions when necessary.6. Knowledgeable of food storage and the protection of such.7. Refrigerate, freeze, and maintain hot foods in an appropriate manner, according to established policies.8. Shall prepare food in a safe, sanitary manner as per state and federal regulations.9. Use appropriate infection control technique in the handling of food.10. Use appropriate utensils in the handling of food.11. Monitor utensils and equipment which may be unsafe and report to the Director of Personal Care Services.12. Monitor all areas, clean designated areas of kitchen per cleaning schedule, during scheduled hours, to provide a clean environment.13. Clean and sanitize all equipment – utensils as per policy and procedures.14. Handle and store equipment in a safe and sanitary manner.15. Responsible for timely service of all meals in accordance with policy.16. Shall offer alternative foods per policy and procedure.17. Provide nutritional substitutions and communicate changes to resident.18. Responsible for the supervision of dietary aides in the absence of the Director of Personal Care Services.19. Responsible for set-up of paperwork for new residents in the absence of the Director of Personal Care Services.20. Attend in service education program and staff meetings as per facility policy.Regulatory Requirements:• High School diploma or equivalent• 1-3 years cooking experience• Experience cooking in a healthcare setting preferred.Language Skills:• Able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.• Strong written and verbal skills.• Additional languages preferred.Skills:• Basic computer knowledge.Physical Demands:• For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care. If you are passionate about making a difference and are looking for your next great career opportunity, we look forward to reviewing your application! AT CENTRAL MAINE HEALTHCARE YOU ARE AT THE CENTER OF EVERYTHING WE DO

Our why, our purpose, drives every decision and action we take as a healthcare system. We strive everyday to deliver exceptional care, and to improve our community. We are a non-profit organization that is breaking the traditional healthcare mold by bringing our patients and their family’s high value, low cost, and award-winning care while focusing on creating an exceptional experience for them; all within their communities. To accomplish this, we only hire individuals who are committed to excellence, who embody the principles of our CMH Experience Service Standards, and who are ready to step in and help their fellow team members achieve those exceptional results for our patients, their families, and the community.

Central Maine Healthcare System

The organization is broad in its footprint, with three (3) hospitals in Bridgton, Lewiston, and Rumford, and over 75 individual practices within our Medical Group. Lewiston’s Central Maine Medical Center is a certified and award-winning level two trauma center, along with our Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute and the upcoming highly anticipated launch of our comprehensive state of the art cancer treatment center. Both Bridgton and Rumford Hospitals are four (4) star accredited acute care hospitals, and our Medical Group and Maine Urgent Care Centers have won multiple awards within their specialties. As a system we are a six-time winner of the Leapfrog Safety A Rating since 2019, representing some of the highest quality care and outcomes nationwide. Our awards and accolades are only possible as a result of our commitment to culture, and a focus on safety and inclusion, in each of our patient’s experiences and in the experiences we create within our teams.

If you are a person who is looking for a way to give back to your community, to help improve the lives of patients or those who care for our patients, want to be part of a growing organization that is setting the bar for Maine healthcare, apply to join Central Maine Healthcare today!

Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity

CMH actively promotes diversity in its workforce at all levels of the organization. We strive to create and maintain a setting where we celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization. CMH is an equal opportunity workforce and no one shall discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status with respect to any offer, or term or condition, of employment. We make reasonable accommodations to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Job Posting: JC228133947

Posted On: Nov 09, 2022

Updated On: Feb 03, 2023

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