Company: Parkview Assisted Living - Food Service
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Reports To: Culinary Director
Mission Statement:Our mission:
Celebrating the ART of life at all stages through managed
Retirement, Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer
communities by anticipating andmeeting residents' needs with the
highest levels of expertise, compassion, and quality care.
Employees of Art--gan Communities are considered a Member of the
Art--gan family so will hereafter be referred to as Member(s) in
all Art--gan documents.
Position Summary:Promotes rich living experiences for residents
living within the community, promoting the Art--gan "Celebrating
the Art of Life" philosophy. Responsible foreffectively preparing
food for service per menu and recipe guidelines. May assist with
food service as requested/directed. May also be responsible for
assistingwith food preparation and service for special events.
Responsible for maintaining and promoting the integrity of the
First Impressions Program.
All duties will be performed in accordance with established
community standards, policies and procedures, resident service
objectives, and resident rightspolicies and objectives.
All of Art--gan community Member team members are responsible and
have full accountability for fulfillment of the mission of
Essential Job Functions:
- Be a team player and behave in a professional manner at all
times while in the course of employment and/or on the community
- Avoid sharing personal information with residents and/or their
- Have a current Food Handler's Permit for state in which
employed, if required.
- Ability to effectively communicate in English
- Physically able to lift up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis,
and 50 pounds on an occasional basis.
- Physically able to carry up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis
and up to 25 pounds on a rare basis for up to 100 yards.
- Physically able to stand and walk up to 95% of the
- Physically able to push/pull the supply/meal cart.
- Physically able to climb stairs and climb onto and off of a
- Physically able to twist, bend, stoop, crouch and kneel
occasionally to frequently throughout the workday.
- Physically able to handle, grasp and reach occasionally to
frequently throughout the workday.
- Able to hear and speak as necessary to communicate with
residents, coworkers, visitors and guests.
- Able to see as necessary to do their job safely.
- Able to smell as necessary to discern resident's needs and/or
- Be honest, trustworthy, patient, dependable, and
- Ability to work well with others and be able to follow
instructions (oral and written) accurately, timely and
- Maintain a professional appearance while on-site and/or in the
course of employment.
- Be drug and alcohol free. May be subject to random or specified
drug and alcohol screening (see Member Handbook).
- Have the ability to tactfully deal with community personnel,
residents, family members, visitors, etc.
- Have the ability to multi-task.
- Be able to read, write and speak the English language in an
- Have documentation of TB testing in compliance with community
standard/policy and state law.
- Have required background check with no convictions in violation
of applicable state/federal laws and no disqualifying
- Be willing to work as a team member with other staff and handle
residents appropriately on whatever maturity or cognition level the
resident iscurrently functioning.
- Understand and work at all times with Standard Precautions and
prevent the spread of infections and disease.
- Become familiar with and follow community standards, policies
- Become familiar with residents rights and your responsibility
as a mandated reporter.
- Be able to work independently, make appropriate decisions in
emergencies and safeguard resident safety and wellbeing while on
- Willing and able to adapt to changes in kitchen routine at any
- All Members are required to be awake and alert during their
entire work shift. Sleeping on the job site is unacceptable, even
in Community breakrooms.
- Members may be paid for meal breaks when they are required to
be on-call, such as night shift or Members accompanying residents
- Members who are paid for lunch periods due to being on-call
during lunch and breaks may not leave the Community during paid
break/meal times. If
- this paid meal break occurs during a resident outing, the
Member must stay with the residents during the paid meal break.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Listed below is an outline of the duties and responsibilities that
the Member may be required to perform. This listing of expectations
is not to be construed asan all-inclusive list and in no way states
or implies that these are the only duties the Member will be
required to perform.
- Ensure that food preparation is in accordance with accepted
state regulations, and community standards/policies.
- Attractively prepares and presents meals that are appealing and
tasty, and served at the right temperature per the menu and
- Promotes rich living experiences for residents living within
the community, promoting the Art--gan "Art of Living"
- Prepares special limited diets per policy.
- Identifies menu errors and makes appropriate corrections as
needed, bring the necessary changes to the Culinary Services
- Properly stores, dates and rotates food per food handling
- Interacts with residents in dining room after everyone is
served to determine resident satisfaction of meals.
- Prepares attractive and tasty alternatives per the
- Keeps kitchen clean and orderly following cleaning
- Assure kitchen is clean and ready for next meal preparation
before leaving at end of shift.
- If working last shift of the day, assure that all cooking
surfaces and cooking equipment is cleaned, turned off and secured
for the night.
- Be familiar with state Health Codes and instruct all Members in
following the rules and regulations.
- Respond personally to all resident/visitor food complaints in a
professional and helpful manner.
- Work as a team player with all coworkers from yours and other
- Attend to all details necessary in ensuring sanitation in all
work and storage areas.
- Maintain cooperative relations with all community staff and
- Know the fire and disaster preparedness plan and your
responsibilities associated with a community disaster.
- Attend required in-service and all staff meetings.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Special Requirements:
- High School Diploma or Equivalent.
- Institutional food preparation experience is
- Ability to follow recipes and prepare food from scratch a
- Prefer a background working with elder adults in declining
- CPR and first aid certification may be required.
- Able to withstand sudden temperature changes from the heat of
the kitchen or the cold of the freezer.
- Able to taste and smell food to determine quality and
- Have the ability to handle and manipulate equipment in food
preparation and serving.
- May be required to work weekends, holidays and after-hours as
- Promoting the Art--gan "celebrating the art of life"
- The Member may be subject to falls, exposure to odors, etc.
including the potential exposure to HIV and Hepatitis B
- The Member may be exposed to resident's domestic pets (dogs,
cats, birds, etc.).
- May be required to have a negative COVID-19 test on file.
Every effort has been made to make the Comprehensive Job
Description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states
or implies that these are theonly duties you will be required to
perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
exclude them from the position if the work is similar,related, or
is a logical assignment to the position. This is in no way
considered a contract and the Member signature below indicates that
the Memberunderstands this employment is at will and not guaranteed
for any specific period of time.JB.0.00.LN
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