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Facility: GSS SD Howard Ctr
Location: Howard, SD
Address: 300 W Hazel Ave, Howard, SD 57349, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $16.00 - $19.50
Pay Info: $5,000.00 Sign on Bonus Eligible!
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 Howard, 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 Howard is now seeking a FT Day Cook.
The Cook prepares, assemble baked goods, 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 Cook adheres to food quality standards of appearance, taste, temperature and sanitation. The Cook performs washing and cleaning duties to insure sanitation and cleanliness in cooking and serving areas. Maintains labeling and storage of food, equipment, and machinery. The Cook prepares and provides the highest quality and safest food possible to patients/residents, co-workers, team members and guests.
The Cook works with many internal customers, requiring above average communication as well as excellent team work skills.
The Cook 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.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Possesses ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions. Ability to perform basic math. Minimum of six months of applicable 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. Additional endorsements to Serv Safe may be required depending upon location. Fulfill annual continuing education requirements of the department and facility including departmental meetings, safety education and mandatory in-services.
Basic Life Support (BLS) may be required depending upon location requirements.
Depending on location, may be required to drive. Valid Driver's License may be required.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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-0122846
Job Function: Facilities and General Services