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Cook - PRNCoralville, Iowa

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Job # 415224 Date posted 08/24/2021

Description

Kindred Healthcare is seeking a PRN Cook for Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital, our new, 40-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) located in Coralville, IA! Our new rehabilitation hospital, in partnership with Mercy Iowa City, opened in June of 2020 and offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of recovery with a goal of returning home as soon as able.

Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values – our employees. We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care – and quality care is what we do every day! Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals, a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient's lives?

JOB SUMMARY:

The cook prepares, seasons and cooks food for hospital patients, staff and visitors and also act as a lead in the department.  Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized kitchen and adhering to food safety requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Job Specific:

  • Ensures meals are ready at the specified times and tests foods being cooked to ensure proper seasoning etc.
  • Consults with the Registered Dietitian on modified diets, as necessary.
  • Supervises Nutritional Services workers when washing, trimming or preparing food.
  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to approved recipes, using blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, etc.
  • Makes sauces, soups, stews, casseroles and desserts meeting established dietary guidelines.
  • Cooks meat, fish and poultry in a variety of ways such as baking, roasting, broiling and steaming.
  • Maintains kitchen in a clean, neat and organized manner and adheres to all infection control policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Prior food service or customer service experience with cooking experience preferred.
  • Prior healthcare experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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