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  • Cook - Kittanning

    Posted Date 6 months ago(6/5/2018 8:29 AM)
    Job ID
    Kittanning Care Center
    Education Level
    High School Diploma or Equivalent
    Experience Needed
    Less than 1 year
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Dietary Cook Needed for Position at Healthcare Facility


    Casual - Kittanning, Pa




    Kittanning Care Center, conveniently located off Route 422 three miles east of Kittanning Borough, is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center, including a 42-bed Center for the Memory Impaired, and Specialty Care in Wound Management.

    Built in 1980, the facility underwent a $1 million renovation in 1997 and a second renovation in 2009. The large, single-floor building features two separate dining areas and two courtyards, one to accommodate memory-impaired individuals and one for other residents. Recent improvements include new lighting, wallpaper, and flat screen televisions, as well as new electric low beds, outdoor landscaping, and a complete renovation of our Dietary Kitchen. Our Center for the Memory Impaired also features its own circular outdoor walkway, so that residents can walk for as long as they like, without the frustration they typically experience when they come to the end of a path. Support facilities are conveniently located for easy access by all residents and families.

    This fast-growing center seeks a Dietary Cookto join its fast-paced dietary services unit. The Dietary Aide will assist in food and tray preparation, help with service and perform a number of kitchen/dining room tasks, as assigned.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Preparing high quality, nutritious food, as directed by the daily production sheet

    • Carving and portioning meat for service

    • Serving hot foods on tray lines

    • Checking special diet trays for accuracy

    • Cleaning the kitchen, equipment and food service spaces, as instructed

    • Ensuring minimal food waste, in both preparation, service and consumption

    • Ensuring safe operation of kitchen and food service equipment

    • Additional food service responsibilities, as assigned


    This is an entry level position with significant growth potential. Candidates must be high school graduates or possess a GED equivalent, and have some prior experience in cooking/food service. Specific healthcare/geriatric care service is preferred, but not required.   Candidate must be able to provide driver's license or personal identification card at time of interview and must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen.





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