Position title
FT Cook

Arbor Springs of West Des Moines, the leader in dementia care, is seeking to fill an opening for a Cook/Dietary Aide. We are conveniently located 1 block West of Jordan Creek Mall. Because of our high standards, we seek out and select only the best. Arbor Springs is a 56 bed skilled nursing facility specializing in Alzheimer's and dementia care. This position offers a unique opportunity to work with a dedicated professional staff in a home like environment.


Responsibilities of this position include but not limited to:

*Prepare residents' diets in accordance with diet orders and daily menus

*Assist the food service supervisor to determine the amount and type of food necessary to prepare the daily menus

*Monitor use of food to eliminate waste

*Stock food in compliance with dietary policies and procedures

*Adhere to food production and usage schedules

*Understand and be able to prepare therapeutic diets

*Follow menus and prepare food and beverages

*Organize duties to complete meal service in a timely manner

*Assure kitchen equipment and surfaces are clean and sanitied according to dietary procedures.

*Perform other duties or related projects as assigned by dietary services manager


Required education/certification:

*High school diploma or equivalent

*ServeSafe certified preferred but not required

Job Benefits
  • Vacation and Sick time
  • An excellent benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • Great retirement benefits
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Amazing staffing ratio- 1:5 (1 CNA to 5 residents)
Employment Type
Job Location
7951 EP True Parkway, West Des Moines, IA, 50266
Date posted
March 5, 2021
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