Cook / Kitchen Aide

Posted on June 30, 2023
SEIU 775
Americana Health and Rehabilitation (managed by EmpRes)
Not disclosed
Longview, WA
Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life and disability insurance, Free meals
Applications accepted until position filled
Essential Functions:
  • Prepare pre-planned cycle menus in an efficient and effective manner
  • Perform food preparation tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to read production orders on tray cards
  • Determine if the food prepared is of the highest possible quality in taste and flavor. Assist in planning cooking schedules. Confirm foods are ready on time for tray service.
  • Maintain and improve standards of food storage, preparation, and services.
  • Assist in checking food supplies on food order forms
  • Pushes carts to halls or kitchen
  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness
  • Cleaning up kitchen
  • Dishwashing returned dishes trays pot and pans
  • Ability to follow tray cards in setting up trays for serve out
  • Ability to follow directions/instructions
  • These positions entail weekend on call work
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrates knowledge of food preparation, sanitation, hygienic methods of food preparation and storage.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates competency in operating kitchen equipment.
  • Moderate to heavy lifting (50-pound maximum), bending, reaching, and stooping.
Education, Licensure, and Experience:
  • Required: Current Food Handlers card (or ability to obtain one) issued by local Health Department.
  • Preferred: Prior cooking experience in a skilled nursing environment.
About the employer: Americana Health and Rehabilitation (managed by EmpRes)

Americana Health and Rehabilitation Center provides a continuum of care that bridges the gap from hospital to home. Whether you are in need of short-term rehabilitation or long-term care, our team is dedicated to meeting your healthcare needs and helping you improve your quality of life. Our center is equipped to meet a variety of care needs. As a resident, your needs and preferences shape your experience, from food choices to activities. We are committed to helping you feel at ease, at rest, and at home. 

We pride ourselves in setting standards for excellence and strive to provide the highest quality care to our patients and residents. If you’re looking for more than just a job, explore our career opportunities. You’ll find work that is challenging and rewarding, maximizing your strengths and skills while making a difference in the lives of others.

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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