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Cook - P.I.C.

About the job

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

· Handle and prepare food by OHA Food Sanitation Rules

· Prepare food that is palatable and appetizing in appearance

· Follow oral and written directions

· Follow written menus and recipes

· Understand and be able to prepare meals for special diets as directed

· Be responsible for avoiding food waste

· Assume responsibility for meeting meal schedules and maintaining a safe, steady work pace

· Assume responsibility as PIC during the shift.

Policies & Procedures

· Always follow Resident’s Rights policies

· Follow Oregon Community-Based Care Annual Kitchen Inspection Standards

· Follow Oregon Health Authority - Division 150 Food Sanitation Rules

· Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures

· Be responsible for the proper care and use of kitchen equipment

· Assume accountability for data contained in the employee’s handbook

· Observe infection control procedures

· Observe all facility safety policies and procedures

· Apron or Cook Smock, proper footwear is to be worn at appropriate times while performing duties

· PIC responsible for all kitchen wash, folding, and putting away laundry including aprons, Cook Smock, towels, mop, etc.

· Hair restrained by braid, bun, or hair net including facial hair restrained by the use of a beard net or mask.


Resident / Staff / Guest Services

· Assist residents, and guests at their request and as you observe their needs.

· Identify special resident problems and notify resident care staff and/or R.N.

· Receive monies for guest charges including documentation services.

· Track staff meals, and notify staff of charges for additional meals

· Prepare food that is written on the House Menu, and Weekly Menu along with following portion control methods during meal services.


· Document incidents and/or unusual problems according to established facility procedures (ask resident care staff for assistance if necessary)

· Document resident meal tracking, food waste, food temperature, refrigeration equipment, dishware equipment, sanitation equipment, and guest and staff meals.

Other Duties

· Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality

· Fill out the timecard completely and timely

· Accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner

· Function with inside and outside environmental conditions

· Attend in-service training programs

· Assist new employees in following established facility policies and procedures

· Answer the telephone as needed using proper telephone etiquette

Perform other related duties as directed by the Director of Food Services or the Administrator


Education & Qualifications

· Supportive of Willamette Manor’s Mission Statement and Philosophy

· Knowledgeable in health care and food service practices

· High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

· Possess current Food Handler’s Card (new hires will have thirty (30) days to obtain certification)

· Possess current CPR (including abdominal thrust) and First Aid certification for health care providers (new hires will have thirty (30) days to obtain certification)

· Able to make decisions independently

· Self-motivated

· Able to work with various chemicals

· Able to lift and move up to 40 lbs.

· Communicate effectively verbally and in writing in English

· Feel, hear, see, smell, balance, climb, squat, grasp, kneel, lift, pull, push, reach, bend, sit, stand, walk, stoop, and speak to adequately perform the functions of the job

· Reliable

· Possess good judgment

· Attentive to details

· Work well with and relate well to the elderly and disabled, resident families, public and facility staff

· Be flexible, receptive, and adaptive to change

· Plan, organize, implement, and follow through on duties and responsibilities


  • Aflac

  • Shoes for Crews Deduction from Paycheck

  • Oregon Saves

  • Time off with pay accrual

  • Bonuses – Thanksgiving/Christmas

  • Holiday Pay/Shift Differential/Call in Differential

  • Employee Meal

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance- 50,000 Accidental Disability and Dismemberment Policy

About us

"Willamette Manor is a stand-alone nonprofit assisted living facility in Lebanon, Oregon, that has been serving area residents for over 90 years.

​Our mission is to provide quality services with Christian values to seniors and disabled persons in our community.

​At Willamette Manor we take living personally. That's why we offer a variety of living arrangements in our 42 apartment facility. We provide meals, housekeeping, nursing services, transportation, activities and caregiving assistance.

​Our exemplary State Survey history and reputation is a result of our commitment to providing the best services possible.

​Willamette Manor is an affordable assisted lifestyle community located in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Our one-story building is located in Lebanon Oregon, east of Inter-State 5 between Albany and Sweet Home."


176 West C Street, Lebanon, OR, USA

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