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Cook - P.I.C.

About the job

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Work independently, and collectively as a team along      with the ability to relate well with all people associated with the      facility including but not limited to residents, resident families,      visitors, volunteers, staff, and other professionals inside or outside the      agency personnel.

  • Document professionally with the use of facility forms      and resident management systems on a computer in a professional, timely      manner.

  • Flexible, receptive, adaptive to change, and ability      to plan, organize, implement, and follow through on duties and      responsibilities given.

  • Practice safety awareness by thinking defensively,      anticipating unsafe situations, and reporting unsafe conditions,      accidents, or injuries immediately to the facility Director or Designee.

  • Practice infection control procedures by good hand      washing, and using personal protective equipment as needed.

  • Adhere to the approved break and meal schedule as      directed by the Oregon Bureau of Labor * Industries (BOLI) in the Employee      Handbook.

  • Assume responsibility for reporting and documenting incidents of abuse,      suspected abuse, or injury of unknown cause abuse and other actions      affecting resident welfare to the appropriate facility administrator or      facility designee, local department office, or local AAA, Law Enforcement      Agency if the suspected abuse is believed to be a crime (e.g. rape,      murder, assault, burglary, kidnapping, theft of controlled substances,      etc.)

  • Provide residents or the resident’s representative      with information on services provided by the State Long Term Care      Ombudsman Office.

  • Report promptly any condition that may be unsafe      or unhealthy and any on-the-job or work-related injury.

  • Maintain an accurate record of your time worked while      following standards of attendance outlined in the Employee Handbook.

Essential Functions:

  • Able to lift, move, push, and pull up to 50 lbs., hear, see, speak, sit, balance, kneel, reach, grasp,      walk, stand, stoop, squat, and bend adequately perform the job functions.

  • Must be able to perform functions      related to the job safely and successfully, with or without reasonable      accommodation required by federal, state, or local law.

  • Function with inside and outside      environmental conditions.

  • Ability to work on your feet and      in the standing position for extended periods of time.

  • Follow established performance      standards and perform duties outlined in facility policies and procedures.

  • Come to work in clean, neat      attire consistently presenting a professional appearance as outlined in      the Employee Handbook.

Tools & Equipment Used:

  • Manage Keys

  • Dining Carts

  • Trash Carts

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Dishwasher

  • Coffee Machine

  • Cold Bar

  • Vacuum

  • Mop

  • Broom

  • Dustpan

  • Chemicals used for sanitation

  • Stove

  • Steamline

  • Steamer

  • Fryer

  • Refrigerator

  • Freezer

  • Pots / Pans / Dishware /

  • Mixer / Blender / Toaster

  • Knives

  • Ice Machine

  • Thermometer

  • Kitchen Timer

Position Attire:

  • Scrubs, Chefs Coat with the use of Apron

  • Closed Toed Shoes

  • Name Badge

  • Hair Restrained as outlined in the Employee Handbook

Cook – PIC Responsibilities:

  • Assist      employees in following established facility policies and procedures.

  • Handle and prepare food according      to Oregon Health Authority Food Sanitation Rules

  • Prepare food that is palatable      and appetizing in appearance.

  • Prepare and cook meals according      to dietary restrictions and residents’ preferences.

  • 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 as PIC      during the shift.

· Follow Oregon Community-Based Care Annual Kitchen Inspection Standards

· Receive monies for guest charges including documentation services.

· Keep accurate records for the balance of the cash bag while on shift.

Dietary Aide Responsibilities:

  • Assist      employees in following established facility policies and procedures.

  • Set dining areas for meal service      with attention to cleanliness and order.

  • Prepare meals under the      supervision of the food services director, PIC, or Management Designee.

  • Deliver meals and prepare food      trays for visitors, residents, and staff during dining hours.

  • Remove plates and serveware upon      the completion of a meal.

  • Monitor pantry stock and inform      management of items running low and in need of re-ordering.

  • Assist the Director of Food      Services in the proper use, storage, and waste management of stock.

  • Discard leftovers and take out      garbage.

  • Clean food stations and wash      dishes, cooking vessels, and silverware.

  • Assist in keeping track of      expenses and menu planning.

  • Assist in coordinating and      leading caregivers in the coordination of meal delivery tray services.

  • Assume accountability for the      proper care and use of kitchen equipment.

  • Responsible for the washing,      folding, and putting away of kitchen laundry that includes aprons, chef      coats, dining room table towels, and deep cleaning towels.

  • Maintain a steady work pace.

  • Sweep, mop, and vacuum as needed      to maintain clean dining and work areas.

  • Proper safe handling, use, and      storage of cleaning equipment, including chemicals.

  • Appropriate use of Dishwashing /      Sanitation machines.

  • Complete Documentation related to      resident care, environmental monitoring, and department-specific      monitoring forms promptly.

  • Assist in the planning and      organization of special events or themed meals for residents, families,      staff, and visitors.

  • Handle any concerns or complaints      regarding the food or dining experience and take appropriate action to      address them.

  • Prepare food according to      instructions while adhering strictly to safety and health standards.

Resident Services:

  • Know, understand, implement, and      advocate the Resident's Bill of Rights as outlined in the Oregon      Administrative Rules for Residential Care and Assisted Living Facilities.

  • Compassionately offers comfort, friendship, and companionship to      residents.

  • Communicate with the healthcare team and family members curiously      and professionally in all aspects of resident care.

  • Carry out assignments as directed      by those who initiate care.

  • Facilitate resident care as      outlined in Person-Centered Service Plans including Individual-based      Limitations, change of conditions, interim service plans, and behavior      plans, and provide positive interventions and support.

  • Assist with scheduled and unscheduled needs of each resident that      include assistance with activities of daily living, resident-focused      activities, supervision, and support.

  • Respond to resident call lights      promptly with professionalism, kindness, and courtesy.

  • Assist in maintaining a clean and      sanitized dining services environment including but not limited to trash      removal, cleaning schedule, and dishes.

  • Assist residents with      self-directed access to social involvement, appropriate nutrition      including assistance with mobility to and from social engagement, meals,      meal delivery, and appropriate before and after meal sanitation      assistance.

  • Be alert to subtle changes in      resident condition, reporting and documenting all resident injuries to      medical staff who can initiate care.

  • Assist with facility procedures      for admission, discharge, or transfer of residents and resident      appointments.

  • Assume responsibility for      facility keys and manage the use of communication equipment communication      including proper storage completing shifts.

Facility Training/Ongoing Education:

  • Complete      facility training program that includes methods to determine the      competency of Cook - PIC staff through evaluation, observation, or written      testing. Maintain current documentation regarding demonstrated competency.

  • Complete      facility training program that includes methods to determine the      competency of Dietary Aide staff through evaluation, observation, or      written testing. Maintain current documentation regarding demonstrated      competency.

  • Assume      responsibility for attending Monthly In-service, in-person scheduled      training, and completing continuing education to maintain compliance for      the position held.

  • Participate      in health care teaching and counseling provided by the facility director      of nursing.

  • Familiarize      oneself with the information contained in the Employee Handbook and seek      verification or clarification where necessary.



  • High School diploma or equivalent      preferred

  • Proven experience with food service in a similar setting, preferably in an assisted living facility or healthcare setting.

  • Experience in a health care setting preferred.

  • Ability to understand English both written and spoken.

  • Must have sufficient communication and language skills to perform duties, and communicate with residents, other staff, family members, and health care professionals, as needed.

  • Obtain or possess up-to-date CPR      (including abdominal thrust) and First Aid certification directed by state and agency guidelines for healthcare settings.

  • Obtain or possess up-to-date Food      Handler Certification as directed by state guidelines.

  • Satisfactory background check including criminal history, and employment verification for the position held.


  • 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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