Cook / Dietary Aide

Posted on August 11, 2023
SEIU 775
North Central Care & Rehabilitation
Starting at 
 per hour
Spokane, WA
Applications accepted until position filled
  • Operates dishwasher and equipment according to instructions and maintains temperature logs.
  • Responsible for handling food in accordance with sanitary regulations.
  • Assists with resident trays and sets up meal carts before meals.
  • Assists with tray service.
  • Assists cook in serving and food preparation during busy times.
  • Returns carts to work area after each meal is served, cleans and sanitizes carts in preparation for next meal service.
  • Cleans transport carts after each meal and returns to proper location.
  • Knows food safety regulations and ensures all food is handled properly to avoid contamination and food borne illness.
  • Keeps dishwashing area, janitor closet, drawers and shelves clean.
  • Requests cleaning supplies as needed.
  • Assists in keeping kitchen and equipment clean and orderly.
  • Utilizes equipment in a safe, efficient manner and ensures equipment is in good working order prior and after use.
  • Responsible for maintaining a sanitary and cleanly work station.
  • Responsible for general cleaning of the kitchen area.
  • Serves personnel and Resident guests with courtesy.
  • Responsible for handling and preparing food in accordance with sanitary regulations.
  • Prepares foods according to standardized recipes.
  • Ensures that food prepared is palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Meets meal schedules and ensures that food is prepared on time but not too far in advance.
  • Knows food safety regulations and ensures all food is prepared properly to avoid contamination and food borne illness.
  • Takes temperatures of food prior to serving.
  • Avoids food waste by preparing servings according to portion control standards.
  • Assists in setting up and filling trays for resident’s meal service.
  • Utilizes equipment in a safe, efficient manner and ensures equipment is in good working order prior and after use.
  • May check in deliveries from various vendors.
  • Assists Dietary Manager in maintaining stock of items necessary for meal needs.
  • Will perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
About the employer: North Central Care & Rehabilitation

North Central Care & Rehabilitation is a skilled nursing center located in Spokane, Washington. Established in 1995, we are a 99 bed acute care facility that offers long term care, short term rehab and a secured Memory Care Unit. We are privately owned by the Hyatt Family, and for seventy years the Hyatt family has been dedicated to providing residents and their family outstanding care while respecting privacy, dignity and doing everything possible to enhance the quality of life for their residents. Excellent patient care is our number one priority! Stop by to meet our Team and see the difference we are making here!

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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