Cook | Flatirons Health and Rehab

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Flatirons Health & Rehabilitation is an impressive state-of-the-art skilled nursing facility in beautiful Louisville, Colorado, specializing in short-stay rehabilitation. Our residents receive the best care and services throughout their stay with us. We aim to make our facility as much like home as possible, including private rooms, cozy living spaces, and delicious meals prepared daily.


Our mission is to Improve Lives and Exceed Expectations. Our vision is to maintain a culture of excellence by delivering to our patients and families the most knowledgeable, timely and compassionate care possible. None of this would be achievable without our guiding virtues:


  1. Inspire Faith, Hope and Love
  2. Building Trusting and Meaningful Relationships
  3. Make it Safe so there is Peace of Mind
  4. Be Enthusiastic, Playful and Fun
  5. Be Creative and Innovative
  6. Embrace and Inspire Positive Change
  7. Build a Positive Team with Spirit
  8. Pursue Growth and Learning
  9. Be Responsible and Follow Through
  10. Practice Humility and Compassion


By practicing our mission and guiding virtues, we aim to create a supportive working environment for our employees.


We offer healthcare benefits, as well as a 401K plan. Compensation will be negotiated as necessary.


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General Information
Location  1107 W. Century Drive
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt FT
Job Category  Dietary

The Cook prepares meals for patients, family members and employees. They also prepare meals in quantities according to menu and number of persons to be served. Is responsible for preparation of meal, cleaning up work area and serving area and for helping the residents determine what is to be served along with the main course for lunch and supper.


General Responsibilities:

  • Prepare various foods depending on menu, recipe & diet breakdowns for each meal in a WORLD CLASS way and on budget. Works with residents in the house assigned to provide for their food choices for the day.
  • Appropriately operates kitchen equipment in preparation of the meal.
  • Cleans work surfaces during shift (clean as you go): cleans floors, wipes down counter space (as spills occur), & completes the daily cleaning schedule prior to shift end.
  • Assures that the kitchen refrigerator & freezer are checked at least twice per 12hour shift & that food items are appropriately stocked, labeled & fresh.
  • Covers & stores unused foods according to standards & procedures for assuring quality & safety of foods. Labels & dates all opened food products.
  • Must be able to create meals that are tasty, pleasant to the eye & that meet the dietary requirements established by the physicians order. Including substituting menu items in accordance with the nutritional dietary standards when necessary.
  • Must be able to work at a constant pace to ensure that food is prepared & served on time for each meal of the day. Must be able to prepare the appropriate amount of food without running out during serving.
  • May be required to supervise other dietary staff.
  • Washes dishes & cooking equipment after each meal. Helps to set the dining room tables, clear & wash tables as necessary.
  • May be required to check inventory for their house and report to their supervisor.
  • Required to prepare & serve meals in accordance with Federal, State & facility regulations in regards to infection control procedures. Employee washes hands when appropriate.
  • Assure personal & staff compliance to all State & Federal regulations including bloodborne pathogens, infection control, use of hazardous materials & fire safety.
  • Assures personal & staff compliance to residents’ rights.
  • Follows safety procedures as stated in the dietary service manual.
  • Other duties as required
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and residents.
  • Prefer one year experience or more in long term care, skilled nursing cooking with therapeutic diets and mechanically altered diets.
  • Applicants must be able to safely operate standard industrial kitchen equipment including:  convection ovens, steam ovens, gas ranges, gas ovens, tilt skillets, steam kettles, commercial mixers, commercial dishwashers, walk-in refrigerators and freezers, food processors, commercial garbage disposals, steam serving tables, and many hand appliances and tools.
  • The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job without reasonable accommodations. Must be able to work independently without constant supervision (self-starter).
  • Employee must demonstrate on an ongoing basis the ability to develop & maintain good working relationships with co-workers & other departments.