Location: Ames Family Hospice House, Westlake, OH

General Responsibility: Under the supervision and direction of the Dietary Services Team Leader, prepares and cooks meals for patients, staff and guests.

 Essential Functions:

 Prepares hot and cold meals and snacks for patient services, headquarters cafeteria and catering as required; determines preparation methods and procedures according to standardized recipes, guidelines and daily menu.  Maintains timely and accurate records.

  • Reviews production sheets, census lists and menus to determine the type and amounts of food to be prepared; ensures that diets are served per menu and per physician’s orders; maintains quality standards for food preparation and delivery to patients, guests and staff.
  • Maintains inventory, ordering, receiving and storage of foods and supplies per safety and sanitation standards.
  • Education/Experience
    • Minimum of one year culinary training preferred
    • Any combination of education or experience equivalent to graduation from high school, and considerable dietary/cooking experience in a health care food service environment
    • ServSafe certification preferred

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About Hospice of the Western Reserve
Hospice of the Western Reserve provides palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support, and bereavement services throughout Northern Ohio. In celebration of the individual worth of each life, we strive to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care and support effective grieving.

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More than 1,000 Hospice of the Western Reserve employees and 3,000 volunteers live and work side-by-side in the same neighborhoods with our patients and families. We are privileged to have cared for more than 100,000 Northern Ohioans since our inception.