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Good Samaritan Society Lead Cook - FT - Days in De Smet, South Dakota

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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided over 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Facility: GSS SD Desmet Ctr
Location: De Smet, SD
Address: 411 Calumet Ave N, De Smet, SD 57231, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $16.50 - $22.50
Pay Info: $5,000.00 Sign on Bonus Eligible!

Department Details

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Direct access to your earnings daily

  • Flexible Scheduling Options Available

  • Fun, Family Oriented Work Environment

  • Excellent Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Generous Shift Differentials

  • Health Savings Account

  • Company Matched 401(k) Retirement Plan

The Good Samaritan Society in De Smet, SD is a small facility with a big heart! Our staff are compassionate and dedicated to the residents. The Good Samaritan Society is proud to be one of the largest non-profit providers of senior services in the US. We believe everyone deserves to be treated with respect, dignity and compassion. Are you ready to change lives, maybe even your own? Good Samaritan Society in De Smet is now seeking a FT Lead Cook.

Job Summary

The Lead Cook performs all duties in food preparation as assigned. Provides daily direction to cooks and other assigned areas ensuring all departmental standards and goals are met. Prepares, cooks, seasons and portions food for patients/residents, staff, and visitors of the designated facility, preparing and serving food within guidelines of menu and dietary requirements. Sign on Bonus Available! The Lead Cook adheres to food quality standards of appearance, taste, temperature and sanitation. The Lead Cook performs washing and cleaning duties to insure sanitation and cleanliness in cooking and serving areas. The Lead Cook maintains labeling and storage of food, equipment, and machinery. The Lead Cook prepares and provides the highest quality and safest food possible to patients/residents, co-workers, team members and guests.

Works with many internal customers, requiring above average communication as well as excellent team work skills. Displays ability to cook, function and thrive in a dynamic and changing culinary environment.

Follows standardized recipes and Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines to prepare, store and use food and food products. Documents HACCP steps, temperatures and outcomes to assure the safest food possible while following production sheets for daily and weekly menus. Operates equipment such as, but not limited to, mixers, slicers, kettles, combination ovens, food grinders, food processors, ovens, stovetops, induction burners, grills, deep fat fryers, knives, dishwashers, garbage disposals, refrigerators and freezers.

Possesses ability to work independently when necessary. Possesses an understanding of food safety and sanitation processes. Exhibits understanding of basic math to appropriately measure alongside displaying proficiency in reading and understanding recipes. Demonstrates ability to be on feet for the majority of the day and walk far distances throughout the hospital.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Possesses ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions. Ability to perform basic math. Depending upon location applying for, a minimum of two years experience and previous leadership experience preferred. On-the-job training will be provided.

Depending upon location of hire, Serv Safe may be required to obtain within a designated time frame.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0123942
Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Featured: No