The COOK/Counselor Aide maintains patient safety and well-being in accordance with established policy and procedure. The Cook position includes all purchasing, maintaining inventory and billing statements, menu development, temperature logs, preparation and cooking of meals, as well as serving of meals at scheduled times and House cleaning materials. The cook is responsible for maintaining Serve Safe certification & other certifications as needed. This split position also includes duties as Recovery Support noted below:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Demonstrate empathy and compassion for patients in group, individual connection, and daily interactions.
To perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
§ Ability to perform the core functions of a substance use disorder support staff.
§ Ability to develop rapport with substance-abusing populations and families.
§ Ability to apply organizational management skills and maintain self and patient discipline.
§ Ability to prepare and maintain required documentation.
§ Ability to comply with internal, local, state, and federal regulations and policies.
§ Ability to work and communicate with others.
§ Ability to work within the confines of a modified therapeutic community.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Desire Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution or equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.
Attainment of certification/licensure as required by funding/regulatory sources (demonstrable pursuit of certification with timetable for achievement is acceptable.)
Serve Safe Certification required
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
REGULARLY REQUIRED: to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED: to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
The work environment is that of a substance abuse treatment milieu which may include:
Weekend and or holiday shifts may be required.Phoenix House requires background checks, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history, reference checks and possibly a medical exam, prior to employment. Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.