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Cook – Jewish Nursing Home

JGS Lifecare has been taking care of the elders of our community for more than a century, fulfilling a promise made in 1912 to provide compassionate care to improve their physical, spiritual and social needs. Guided by Jewish traditions and values, we welcome the opportunity to make the lives of the elders we serve fulfilling, meaningful and vibrant across a spectrum of services. JGS Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice.” We offer employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health and elder care settings. At JGS Lifecare you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation and benefits package. We are a smoke-free campus to ensure the health and safety of JGS Lifecare residents, patients, visitors and employees.

We are currently seeking cooks that take pride in delivering excellence in serving others, especially our elderly population

Position Summary:

The cook will prepare food in accordance with local, state and federal standards, guidelines and regulations.  The cook will work in collaboration with the dietitian, residents and the CNAs.


Review menus prior to preparing food
Work with the dietitian and implement recommended changes
Develop and maintain good working rapport with the CNAs and members of the team
Attend in-service programs as directed
Prepare meals in accordance with planned menus and therapeutic diet requirements. 
Prepare alternative food selections
Prepare food in accordance with sanitary regulations
Ensure that safety regulations and precautions are followed at all times
Assists in maintaining the food storage area in a clean and properly arranged manner
Ensures that food and supplies for the next meal are readily available


1-2 year of previous experience working with bulk food preparation is preferred
Experience working in a long-term care facility is preferred but not required
Experience with safe handling of food
Knowledge of Kosher cooking is a plus
Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
Ability to communicate effectively within a team environment

Hours: 40 hours per week

5:30am- 2pm Mon- Fri and every other weekend


Health and Dental insurance
Retirement Plan
PTO (Paid Time Off)
Paid Holidays
Life Insurance
Competitive pay

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran
JGS Lifecare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.


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