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Dietary Technician - Full Time - CARES Center

Company: Canopy
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1912 as an adoption agency, Canopy Children's Solutions is Mississippi's most comprehensive nonprofit provider of children's behavioral health, educational, and social service solutions. Canopy employs a diverse group of mission-driven individuals committed to honoring the voice of Mississippi children and families. Being an integral part of the Canopy team involves committing to the Core Values that drive our organization forward:

  • The voice of our children and families always comes first
  • Relationships matter and our differences make us stronger
  • We take great joy in service to others
  • Our families and our communities deserve our very best Canopy has been designated a Great Place to Work - for the third consecutive year, and is one of only seven companies in Mississippi to qualify for this certification in 2022-2023. Canopy's employees are charged with building a healthy work culture within their teams, that focus on trust, and the collective goal of helping kids thrive and families to overcome extraordinary challenges.
    We offer a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible full-time employees. Benefits include, but are not limited to:
    • Competitive Compensation
    • 403b Retirement Plan with Match
    • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
    • PTO/Vacation
    • Employee Wellness Program and Counseling Services Dietary Technician- Position Overview
      • The Dietary Technician is responsible for preparing and cooking large volume, quality meals in a timely manner for PRTF youth and School Day students.
      • The Dietary Technician shall promote and maintain a clean and safe environment at all times under the management and supervision of the Dietary Manager.
      • Must display knowledge of Policies and Procedures relating to dietary and have working knowledge of Dietary, Safety and Infection Control plans and documentation. Job Responsibilities:
        • Assure that all meals are prepared and served three times daily, as appropriate, for CARES Center residents and School Day students.
        • Prepare meals for transportation as needed.
        • Be familiar with Child Nutrition, DOH, and Medicaid standards and follow Offer vs. Serve guidelines and practices.
        • Assure that all meals are prepared under safe and sanitary conditions without contamination.
        • Maintains portion and cost control, using standardized recipes and measuring.
        • Provide for special dietary needs as directed by Dietary Manager and/or Registered Dietician.
        • Provides diets and snacks as directed by physician orders.
        • Maintains a clean and safe environment at all times in Kitchen and Dining Area.
        • Wash, sanitize and stores clean dishes after each meal.
        • Monitor and document temperature of all fridge and freezers on a daily basis.
        • Participates in the safety and infection control activities as directed.
        • Participate in monthly supervision with Dietary Manager.
        • Participate in monthly dietary team meetings.
        • Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:
          • High school diploma or GED; or three years' experience cooking in a health care environment or with childhood nutrition. Must have a basic understanding of dietary requirements.
          • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
          • Must be at least twenty-one years old and possess a valid driver's license and the ability to be covered by organization insurance provider
            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)

Keywords: Canopy, Jackson , Dietary Technician - Full Time - CARES Center, Professions , Jackson, Mississippi

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