Cook (AVA) - Day

Avamere Health Services Tacoma, WA 98404 2017-01-18
Now Hiring!

Full-time Cook: Avamere at Pacific Ridge

Day shift available!

Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com

Avamere at Pacific Ridge
3625 E. B Street
Tacoma, WA 98404

(253) 475-2507

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

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset:
  • 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.
  • 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: The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

Avamere at Pacific Ridge is a 102 bed facility offering skilled nursing, transitional rehab, respite care, Alzheimer’s, long term care, and hospice. Avamere at Pacific Ridge is one of the few skilled nursing facilities in the Pacific Northwest with a focus on behavioral health. Our success comes in the moments of joy that we bring to our residents every day, and in the relief and comfort that we bring to their families and friends . We are currently seeking top notch talent to join our caring team of interdisciplinary professionals.