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Volunteers of America - National Services Cook in Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Celebrating 125 years this year! We are a Great Place to Work-Certified ! Are you feeling burnt out from cooking in a fast paced restaurant all day? Thinking about a career change into the healthcare field? We want to intervie w you!! If you are looking for a career that allows you to cook for others, this is the place for you. Our dietary department combine food safety with great taste, allowing our residents to enjoy meals they love. The successful candidate will get to learn about various dietary restrictions and needs, ways food can be prepared to assist with any mechanical eating restrictions and best of all, you get to learn about our residents, the heart of our community. Work where you feel safe. During the National Public Health Emergency caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, do you want to work in one of the safest environments possible? A place where the people you serve average 85% fully vaccinated? A place where your co-workers will also be fully vaccinated? Recently, the Healthcare division of Volunteers of America National Services decided to require vaccination for all employees, volunteers and contractors. While this decision was difficult, we understan d that we care for individuals who are most susceptible to advanced COVID illness and death. We are committed to providing the safest environment possible for those we serve. This commitment extends to another very important group of individuals, our employees. Join us today in providing care and services to older adults in an organization that cares deeply about the health and well-being of others; those we care for, our employees, our community and our Nation. QUALIFICATIONS: Friendly and enjoy working with the elderly. High School diploma/GED required preferred. Minimum of one year food service experience in a healthcare dietary setting preferred-But will train! Must be eighteen (18) years of age. General knowledge of quantity food preparation and portioned serving required. Ability to communicate and work effectively with various levels of staff, residents, family members and the public .i> Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in keeping work record, monitoring inventory control and supplies, and in recipe preparation. Possesses adequate strength and endurance to meet the strenuous physical demands of preparing and carrying quantity foods. Possesses coordination and dexterity required to prepare food and operate dietary equipment. Able to understand and follow procedures, recipe directions, diet orders and work assignments. Works in an area that is often very hot/cold. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation. EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled Recommended Skills Outline Of Food Preparation Food Services Training Get job alerts by email.Sign up now!Join Our Talent Network! Job Snapshot Employee Type Ful l-Time Location Coon Rapids, MN Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services, Other Experience Not Specified Date Posted 10/08/2021 Apply to this job. Think you're the perfect candidate? Apply Now