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Cook - Full Time

Collierville, Tennessee
Job Type
4 Sep 2022

Full Time Split Shift 5:30am-1:30pm/11am-7pm


The Cook is to prepare food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations and facility policies and procedures; and to ensure that quality food service is always provide


To perform this job, an individual must accomplish each essential function satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.  

Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing and in accordance with medically appropriate portion control.

Review menus prior to preparation of food and inspect special diet trays to ensure accurate preparation.

Complete forms and reports to document dietary procedures.

Report disrepair of dietary equipment.

Assist in establishing food service production lines, etc. to ensure that meals are prepared on time.

Assist in and/or direct scheduled cleaning duties.

Participate in and assist with departmental studies and projects as assigned.

Follow established Infection Control and Universal Precaution policies when performing daily tasks.

Wear protective clothing and devices when performing tasks that involve the handling of infectious waste and/or blood or body fluids.

Report complaints and grievances to supervisor.

Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


Recognize and respond to dietary emergencies and report observations.

Report accidents and incidents to supervisor immediately in all situations.

Participate in on-going educational programs related to the job.

Maintain confidentiality of all patient information and facility business.

Successful completion of required training

Handle multiple priorities effectively

Required Computer Software/Equipment used:

Various operating systems

Standard office equipment

Microsoft Suite applications 

Desktop, laptop and/or iPad




o Minimum of tenth (10th) grade education


o Long term care experience strongly preferred


Does not have supervisory responsibilities 

Supervisor frequently determines priorities

Occasionally needs manager's direction 


Audio-Visual: Good 

Hearing:  Good  

Ability to lift to 40 pounds

Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling ,use of hands

Work is typically performed in a standard long-term care environment; well-lit; comfortable temperature-controlled

Above-average conversational noise is frequent

Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work

Travel may be required

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. This Organization will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person's relationship with the Organization including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment.



  • 8th Grade or better
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  • Job Reference: 704191838-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AHC Applingwood
  • Location: Collierville, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent