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Part Time Cook - Inpatient

compensation: $21-25/hr
employment type: part-time
job title: Inpatient Cook
About Us:
At VNA Health, our mission is to revolutionize healthcare through compassion and innovation, ensuring every individual's well-being is prioritized. We're dedicated to empowering our employees to make a real difference in the lives of our patients and communities, driving positive change in healthcare. Join us in our mission to provide exceptional care and improve the health and dignity of those we serve.

Why Join Us:
- Fully-paid insurance premiums including dental, vision, basic life, disability, and AD&D insurance.
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual from the first day of employment for full-time employees.
- Wellness Benefit providing $1,000 annual reimbursement for fitness and wellness expenses.
- Financial wellness program with matching 403(b) Retirement Plan and Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).
- Supportive company culture promoting employee well-being through programs like the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and public transportation reimbursement.
- Competitive Compensation: $21 - 24 hourly
- Schedule: 2 days per week.

Job Description Summary:
The Inpatient Cook works with the Chef and the interdisciplinary team. The Cook will prepare meals according to all health and safety standards and dietary requirements of the patients. The Cook will ensure that meals are prepared according to Dietary recommendations. Respects and promotes the mission, vision, and values of VNA Health.

Job Duties:
- Prepares meals according to all health and safety standards, in accordance with licensing requirements and Dietary recommendations.
- Works with interdisciplinary team to provide meals that satisfy the terminally ill patient.
- Works with the chef to monitor use of all food items.
- Help assure that patient’s food preferences are adhered to as much as possible; and substitutes for all food refused shall be from appropriate food groups.
- Therapeutic diets shall be provided for each patient as prescribed and shall be planned, prepared and served with supervision and/or consultation from the Chef and dietician.
- Maintains accurate records of refrigeration
- Cleans and maintains a safe kitchen environment, equipment, and all patient food utensils and items.
- Works with the chef to adhere to Serenity House budget.
- The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. All staff are expected to participate as needed in variable shifts, including weekend rotation per staffing needs and departmental holiday rotation.

Position Qualifications:
- Certified Cook (preferred but not required).
- Hospice and home care experience preferred.
- Understanding of the nutritional needs of the terminally ill.
- Understanding of the psychosocial issues of food and care giving.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to work well individually and in cooperation with an interdisciplinary group
- Basic working knowledge and skill of computers (email) required.
- Must have ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with professionals and lay group.
- Reliable transportation

Physical Qualifications: 
- Ability to lift, push or pull 50 lbs
- Ability to stoop, bend and squat
- Ability to walk up one flight of stairs
- Ability to walk one mile
- Ability to sit for one hour, minimum
- Visual acuity
- Audio acuity

Apply today to be considered for our Inpatient Cook opening or email your resume to recruiter@vna.health!
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7759237745

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