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Cook

Company: Avamere
Location: Albany
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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Cook

Shift Type: Part-Time

Shift: Various Shifts

Location: Avamere at Albany - 2800 14th Ave SE Albany, OR 97322

We offer a strong, exciting team environment with group decision making culture! At Avamere y ou 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!

Employee Perks:

  • Tuition assistance
  • Access up to 50% of your net earned income before payday
  • Career Development
  • Employee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services, and more
  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • 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 the beautiful Willamette Valley is Avamere at Albany. This location features 50 rooms and offers assisted living and respite care services. Amenities include 24-hour staff, scheduled transportation, and an extensive activities calendar. Their engaging culture fosters trust and fun throughout their team, residents, and those just stopping by for a visit.

Avamere at Albany organizes many support groups for their residents and family members, including Laughter Yoga and one for those living with chronic diseases. They also feature a wellness clinic for residents and a full activities calendar. You can get details on these amenities here .

Avamere at Albany received the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the A merican Health Care Association in 2019.

Get to know more about Avamere at Albany on their blog and on Facebook .

Keywords: Avamere, Albany , Cook, Other , Albany, Oregon

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