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Kitchen Assistant - Healthcare

Kitchen Assistant - Healthcare

Job ID 
2018-4441
Company 
Senior LIFE York
Location 
US-PA-York
Posted Date 
3/29/2018
Category 
Dietary
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Education Level 
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Kitchen Assistant with Healthcare Food Service Experience Needed  

 

  • Part Time
  • Monday Thru Friday
  • Daylight, 9:30am - 4:00pm

 

 

Senior LIFE is an innovative home and community based Medicare and Medicaid funded program which provides all-inclusive healthcare services and support to seniors living in the community. Senior LIFE makes it possible for seniors to remain at home, enjoying the comfort and reassurance of familiar surroundings while receiving the care they need.  Senior LIFE staff live the mission of the program.  Our team is committed to partnering with our seniors to remain at home through promoting open communication and shared decision making while providing excellent care and services.

 

The Kitchen Assistant, in conjunction with the Kitchen Manager, will prepare meals and assist members with eating and cleanup.

 

 

Responsibilities

As a core member of the kitchen staff, the Kitchen Assistant will have many important responsibilities including:

 

  • Assisting in meal preparation and service
  • Cooking for large quantities (80+)
  • Assisting during meal times, as needed, and visiting members in dining areas
  • Ensuring safe, responsible use of food preparation and service equipment, plus storage after use  
  • Sanitizing work spaces following meal preparation
  • Cleaning up dining, dietary and day rooms before and after meal services
  • Setting tables, setting up and serving trays, and pouring beverages

Qualifications

In this hands-on position, the Kitchen Assistant will work with  LIFE Center staff, as well as with elderly members who may require special assistance. Compassion, a positive attitude and a desire to help others is important to this role, as is the ability to effectively communicate special requests and concerns from staff, members and families.

 

All applicants should have a high school diploma or GED, plus at least one year’s experience working with geriatric patients, plus work in a food service and/or preparation role. Final candidate will be required to pass an adult CPR course, if he/she is not already certified.

 

 

 

 

 

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