If you are looking for an exciting and challenging leadership opportunity, join the team of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute . This joint venture hospital is a partnership between Atlantic Health and Kindred Healthcare. The new facility will offer all-private rooms, supporting both enhanced clinical efficiency and elevated patient experience. The higher acuity of patients in facilities across Atlantic Health System and growth in trauma cases has resulted in more patients requiring inpatient rehabilitation services prior to returning home. The combination of Kindred's expertise and a modern, state-of-the-art facility will allow Atlantic Health System to maximize its ability to serve a growing population of patients with critical needs.
This brand new, 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be opening in the Summer of 2019 and we are seeking an energetic, creative and experienced Nutritional Services - Cook to join our team now and help us meet the growing demand for intensive rehabilitation services.
Kindred RehabilitationServices is the largest diversified provider of rehabilitation therapy in the country. Through RehabCare and Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services , we provide leading therapy to more than 2,000 sites of service across different settings in the care continuum and have been managing rehab for more than 30 years. We provide rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies to virtually every care setting including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, home health, long-term acute care and assisted living. With locations across 47 states, we are certain to have a rehab job for you as a Nutritional Services - Cook .
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
Job Summary :
The cook will prepare, season and cook food for hospital patients, staff and visitors.
Assists in determining the types and quantities of meats, vegetables and soups to be prepared.
Ensures meals are ready at the specified times.
Consults with the Nutritional Services Manager regarding the use of left-overs.
Participates in consultations with the Registered Dietitian on modified diets, as necessary.
Supervises Nutritional Services Aides when washing, trimming or preparing food.
Measures and mixes ingredients according to approved recipes, using blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, etc.
Prepares sauces, soups, stews, casseroles and desserts meeting established dietary guidelines.
Cooks meat, fish and fowl in a variety of ways such as baking, roasting, broiling and steaming. Tests foods being cooked to ensure proper cooking temperature has been met.
Maintains kitchen in a clean, neat and organized manner.
Adheres to all infection control policies and procedures. Reports safety hazards to supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends departmental in-services and completes annual competencies/education requirements.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Complies with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
High school diploma or GED required.
P revious experience in food service/preparation is required.
Job : Food Services Primary Location : NJ-Madison-Atlantic Rehab Institute Organization : 4090 - Atlantic Rehab Institute Shift : Day