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Acadia Healthcare Cook/Dietary Aide in Wichita Falls, Texas

Description

Red River Hospital is the leading provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare in Wichita Falls, TX. Our treatment services & specialized programs address drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental illness.

Red River Hospital has been a leader in behavioral healthcare for over 40 years, providing superior healthcare treatment to the people, communities, and military installations we serve. We are a private inpatient 96 bed acute psychiatric facility dedicated to the treatment of behavioral health and substance abuse services. Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, Red River Hospital provides mental health and substance abuse treatment to the following populations:

  • Dedicated military personnel

  • Adults

  • Seniors

  • Children and adolescents (ages 5 through 17)

Our excellent staff is committed to the continuous improvement of behavioral healthcare by providing treatment opportunities that promote individual, family, and community wellness. As a team, we are dedicated to providing high quality, outstanding care and attending to the individual needs of each patient and their family in a caring and compassionate manner.

Serving Northern Texas and Southern Oklahoma

Our location in Wichita Falls allows for convenient access to residents of nearby Texas cities like Burkburnett as well as South Oklahoma cities like Lawton. Call the number below to begin the process of healing.

Mission, Vision & Values

Mission: To provide superior comprehensive behavioral healthcare and substance abuse services to the people, communities, and hospitals we serve.

Vision: To be the behavioral healthcare provider and employer of choice.

Values: Integrity, respect, excellence.

COOK ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Cook and prepare food according to approved menus.

  • Direct activities of workers who assist in preparing and serving meals.

  • Clean and inspect equipment, kitchen appliances and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.

  • Take inventory of supplies and equipment.

  • Work with Food Service leadership or Dietitian to ensure menus are varied, nutritionally balanced and appetizing.

  • Perform and coordinate food production, cleaning, maintenance, and inventory control activities.

  • Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, quality standards, cost parameters, and appropriate regulatory requirements.

    DIETARY AIDE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform routine tasks related to clean up and sanitation of kitchen, dining or serving areas.

  • Properly prepare, serve and store food in accordance with facility policies.

  • Ensure compliance with state or federal regulations.

  • Prepare foods according to standardized recipes and approved menu.

  • Utilize service methods and food handling techniques to ensure quality.

  • Understand and apply the sanitation procedures needed to provide a safe and healthy environment.

  • Adhere to menu compliance, special diet compliance and report any dietary non-compliance, concern or complaint of patients to dietician, supervisor or manager.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Additional education or training in the culinary field preferred.

  • Two or more years’ experience in food service role in preparing food for institutions, such as school, hospital or cafeteria preferred.

    LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • ServSafe Certification or similar food safety certification, where required by the state, facility.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • 32 Hours per Week

  • 10:30am - 7:00pm

  • Days of the week vary

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • High School/GED or better

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • Food Handler's Permit

Experience

Preferred

  • 2 years: Food Service Experience

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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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