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Cook

Company: Avamere
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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Cook

Status: Full-Time

Shift: Various Shifts

Location: Salem Transitional Care - 3445 Boone Rd. SE Salem, OR 97317

We offer a strong, exciting team environment with group decision making culture! You get the chance to make a difference every day in the lives of those we care for. If you have a passion for helping others, then look no further! We would love to have you join our Avamere Family!

We are dedicated to keeping our team members and residents safe. Download our flyer that shows our protocols and response to COVID-19 here.

Employee Perks: Free meals to all employees Tuition assistance Mentorship opportunities Employee assistance program featuring free counseling services, financial coaching, legal services and more Generous employee referral program Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually) 401K retirement plan with employer contributions Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

Details

The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare food to assure that quality food service is provided at all times.

Responsibilities: 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: 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.

Facility Information

Nestled in Oregon's capitol is Salem Transitional Care, an 80-bed skilled nursing community. The team specializes in skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and respite care as they aim to enhance the life of every person they serve, no matter the amount of time each guest is with them.

The staff at Salem Transitional Care foster a safe, positive, and team-oriented environment. Through training programs offered by Avamere , like nursing assistant classes and tuition assistance, employees can get a boost on their healthcare career journey. Team members are also recognized for their work through their employee of the month program.

Quality care is important to the Salem Transitional Care team. The American Health Care Association recognized Salem Transitional Care for quality care as part of the Quality Initiative Recognition Program .

Get to know more about Salem Transitional Care on their blog and Facebook .

This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the SEIU 503

Keywords: Avamere, Salem , Cook, Other , Salem, Oregon

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