The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare food to assure that quality food service is provided at all times.
Serve meals that are palatable, appetizing in appearance and in accordance with established portion control procedures, on a timely basis.
Inspect diet trays; work with the facility’s dietitian and process diet changes received from Nursing Services.
Coordinate food service with other departments.
Ensure that food and supplies for the next meal are readily available.
Ensure that menus are maintained and review menus prior to preparation of food.
Assist in serving meals as necessary and on a timely basis.
Qualifications and skillsets:
Experience in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility preferred.
Must have a Food Handler’s Card.
Must be able to cook a variety of foods in large quantities.
Must be knowledgeable of food preparation procedures.
Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
Upon hire, all employees will be drug tested, criminal background checked and DMV checked for driving company vehicles. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department.
The Avamere Family of Companies represents a group of independent companies dedicated to senior’s health and well-being. We take great pride in offering “a continuum of care” which allows seniors to stay independent and active. With more than forty retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Colorado, the Avamere companies are responsive to the changing personal needs of seniors.
Avamere full time employee benefits package includes: medical, 401K retirement plan, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, ID theft recovery services, wellness program, and voluntary dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability and AD&D coverage. We are excited to announce our new Workshop/Seminar Sponsorship Program, LA Fitness membership discounts, and discounts through University of Phoenix and Concordia University!
Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer