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Cook

Posted on July 19, 2023
SEIU 775
Avamere
Full-time
18.5
 per hour
Tacoma, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits
Applications accepted until position filled

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.

Qualification:

  • Experience in 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.
About the employer: Avamere

Avamere started as a skilled nursing community in Hillsboro, Oregon in 1995. With a progressive agenda to keep seniors healthy, independent, and in their home of choice for as long as practical, founder Rick Miller and his team grew Avamere to what it is today: a group of independent healthcare companies working together to enhance the life of every person we serve.

About your union: SEIU 775

SEIU 775 represents more than 45,000 long-term care workers providing quality home care, nursing home care, and residential services in Washington and Montana.

Since being founded in 2002, by uniting together, standing strong, and making our voices heard, caregivers have doubled wages – and experienced caregivers earn even more. But we’re not stopping there! Every time we go back to the bargaining table, we’re fighting for better wages, healthcare, PTO, paid family leave, L&I, retirement, and the right for those we care for to live dignified lives.

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