Dietary Cook / Line Cook - 11 am - 7 pm

  • 2230 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Dietary
  • Job Title: Cook
  • Status of Employment: Full Time or Part Time
  • Shift Type: Afternoons/Evenings
  • Name of Location/Facility: Joliet Terrace
  • Represented position?: This is a Represented Position. Union membership requirements will be applied as per the current Union Contract with this center.

Company Description

  • Start Date:   ASAP 
  • Salary: $11.00/hour + benefits 
  • Schedule:  PM shift
  • Shift:  Days (11am - 7pm ) with every other weekend rotation (3+ shifts per week)

Our leadership: 

Transitional Care Management has 12 different locations throughout Chicagoland.

  • Multiple centers give you the opportunity for advancement.  In fact, 16 of our current DONs & ADONs were promoted from within.
  • The culture that surrounds us is one of great patient care, and has the feeling of true support by those who work beside you. 
  • You have direct access to our executive team via our “iCare Line”, so you can openly express concerns or compliments.

Our center:

Joliet Terrace is an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) that has 120 Medicaid beds, proudly serving the behavioral/psych population – with a 5 Star Quality Measure rating & 4 Stars overall

Location:  We are next door to a church & school, we are situation in a quiet area that is 1.5 miles from I-80; a very easy to commute.

Job Description

Dietary Cook / Line Cook:  officially we title this job a Dietary Cook, but in other centers it may be called a Chef / Cook / Line Cook / Prep Cook.

Essential job duties:

  • Adhere to all sanitary regulations governing the handling, preparation & serving of food. Supervise staff when dietary management is not in facility. Communicate well with Dietary Manager
  • Prepare & cook foods according to standardized recipes in the correct amount needed. Prepare main entrée, vegetable and required meat textures.
  • Be efficient in operating cooking equipment. Report need for equipment repair to dietary management.
  • Remain current in food preparation, modified diets, sanitation & meal service. 

What’s in it for you: 

  • High quality standards; in fact, many of our centers have a 5-star quality rating
  • Employee recognition & referral programs
  • Annual merit increase opportunities
  • We focus on building relationships with our residents and families.  In time, you may feel like they are your family too
  • Our Activities/Events department goes beyond bingo.  We focus on the individual patient and as a result they are more engaged with you

What our employees may say to you (excerpts from our employee survey):

  • “I feel like I make a difference here.”
  • “People here are willing to give a little extra to get the job done right.”
  • “When I look at what we accomplished, I feel a sense of pride.”

Qualifications

What you will need: 

  • Ideally one (or more) year(s) of experience with food production in a healthcare or central kitchen setting
  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal history background check
  • Food Handlers certificate/ Food Sanitation License preferred

Additional Information

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

  • PPE:  No PPE Shortages here!  We have PPE (including N95 & Surgical masks) for our team members.  Join us and we’ll keep you protected!
  • Virtual interviews, utilizing ‘video chat’ apps and software
  • Temperature screenings and routine health checks
  • And more …

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

  • Join us and love what you do again!

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