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Chef/Cook-On Call

Company: EDCare
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Summary of Major Functions:

Oversees all kitchen functions including food production, managing food inventory, and maintaining kitchen sanitation and regulatory standards for food service for PHP, IOP, and EIOP programs.

Job Types: Part Time or On-Call, Non-Exempt (Overtime Eligible)

Pay: $18-22/hour

More about this opportunity: Sick Leave, Employee Assistant Program, Company Paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability for PRN/part time positions. Additional benefits offered for full time positions.

*The estimated compensation range displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your education level, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. The final salary could be higher or lower than the reflected salary range posted.

Summarized Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Orders and maintains food inventory. Prepare meals for patients and assigned staff
  • Implements knowledge of food service regulations, food sanitation and environmental risks; enforces regulatory requirements.
  • Develops rotational menu demonstrating diversity and meeting the nutritional needs of the patients; creating and updating recipe cards for standardized use.
  • Work with nutritional staff to ensure operational abilities of therapeutic menus.
  • Ensures allergens, dislikes, and religious beliefs are accounted for when preparing meals. Utilizes good housekeeping, cleanliness and quality control.
  • Responsible for weekly cooking group curriculum, undertaking, and documentation in EMR.
  • Precept for Culinary or dietetic interns as designated.
  • Teaching patients cooking skills as assigned by RD.
  • Assists in training of culinary staff.
  • Other job duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or related field required.
  • ServSafe certified required.
  • Experience working individually and in groups with patients preferred.
  • Minimum of two years' experience in food production, including inventory control
    About EDCare-Denver

    Are you looking to work with a high quality, collaborative team within a privately held growing eating disorder company? Are you passionate about patient recovery? Do you want compassionate, enthusiastic and engaged co-workers? EDCare can provide this for you and more!

    EDCare, established in 2001, is a privately held, Joint Commission Accredited, Eating Disorder Program, with locations in Denver, Kansas City and Omaha. We offer evidence-based PHP, IOP (both adult and adolescent), and OP treatment for patients struggling with various eating disorders. EDCare also has specialty programs for those struggling with eating disorders: Athlete Edge, Substance Use, Binge Eating, and Trauma.

    With approximately 100 employees, our multidisciplinary team works together to create unique treatment plans using our empowerment-based treatment model. We focus on healing the whole individual - mind, body, and spirit. The backbone of our bio-psycho-social-spiritual treatment approach is based on five core concepts we call CAMSA: Connection, Acceptance, Mindfulness, Sense of Self, and Action. This individualized treatment program is proven to empower patients to regain their health.

    Our clinical team at each of our eating disorder centers are constantly learning, researching , developing, and adapting their treatment approach. EDCare cultivates a collaborative and team approach, while fostering an environment of trust and safety, for excellence in patient care.

    Physical Demands and Environment:

    Physical demands of this job include but are NOT limited to:

    Sitting occasionally, standing frequently, walking occasionally, talking occasionally, hearing occasionally, seeing constantly, reaching with arms and hands occasionally, crouching rarely and using fingers intricately frequently. This position requires frequent lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds occasionally and pushing (in a cart with wheels) up to 50 pounds, to which accommodations can be made.

    Environmental conditions of this job include but are NOT limited to:

    95% inside, 99% normal temperature and 99% normal noise as expected in a kitchen in a medical office environment.

    Key Words: Chef, Dietary, Cook, Kitchen, Mental Health, Eating Disorder, Behavioral Health,

Keywords: EDCare, Kansas City , Chef/Cook-On Call, Hospitality & Tourism , Kansas City, Kansas

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