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Cook - Behavioral Health 209

Company: Telecare Corporation
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionSign On Bonus: $5,000
Telecare's mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral health services that engage individuals in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams. Telecare continues to advance cultural diversity, humility, equity, and inclusion at all levels of our organization by hiring mental health peers, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and all belief systems.
As part of the Telecare Family, Multnomah Crisis and Treatment Center (CATC) is a subacute 16-bed, 24/7 program that serves as a secure short-term crisis program for adults with persistent and serious mental illness, who live in Multnomah County.
Shifts Available:
Full Time; DAYS 9:30 am -6:00 pm; Monday - Friday (Sign On Bonus: $5,000)
Expected starting wage range $15.45 - $18.13 - Telecare applies geographic differentials to its pay ranges. The pay range assigned to this role will be based on the geographic location from which the role is performed. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant experience above the minimum requirements.
POSITION SUMMARYThe Cook is responsible for the ordering, preparation, cooking and serving of food to members served. This includes seasoning and cooking meat, fish, vegetables, soups, salads and desserts.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders* Performs tasks correctly and according to policies and procedures* Creates menus and orders necessary food supplies to accommodate a variety of dietary requests* Participates in and supervises the following food preparation activities: washing, trimming, cooking and seasoning* Prepares food for special therapeutic diets* Receives and monitors food deliveries against requisitions and invoices* Takes active steps to avoid food waste* Solely responsible for the efficient running of the dietary program* Ensures that the cleaning and maintenance program is consistently adhered to* Confers and collaborates with the Nursing Department regarding both regular and modified diet preparation* Demonstrates knowledge of CPI principles and uses CPI concepts to manage aggressive behavior* Plans and facilitates cooking schedules to ensure that food is ready at the specified time* Monitors food items, storage rooms, refrigerators and other equipment to ensure that appropriate sanitary conditions are consistently adhered toDuties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.
Position requires driving own personal vehicle for company business such as trainings, offsite meetings, etc.
QUALIFICATIONSRequired: * Two (2) years of experience in food production and knowledge of therapeutic diets * High School graduation or a G.E.D. equivalent * Experience in the use of institutional kitchen equipment such as steam tables, stoves, refrigerators and freezers* Knowledge of nutritional principles in the preparation of regular and therapeutic diets* Must be at least 18 years of age* Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment * All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. Position requires driving, valid driver's license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.Preferred:* Experience in a health care settingSKILLS* The ability to read, write and speak English is essential, as is the willingness to work with disabled adultsPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.The employee is occasionally required to stand, twist, squat, kneel and lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, bend and do simple and firm grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity.EOE AA M/F/V/Disability
If job posting references any sign-on bonus internal applicants and applicants employed with Telecare in the previous 12 months would not be eligible.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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