Avamere Health Services Cook (AVA) in Keizer, Oregon

Cook (AVA)







Union Position



Avamere Court at Keizer


5210 River Road N







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Full-time Cook: Avamere Court at Keizer

Day/Evening shift availablePlease apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com or in person, at facility!

Avamere Court at Keizer5300 River Rd. NKeizer, OR 97303(503) 393-3624

The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare food to assure that quality food service is provided at all times.


  • Serve meals that are palatable, appetizing in appearance and in accordance with established portion control procedures, on a timely basis.

  • Inspect diet trays; work with the facility’s dietitian and process diet changes received from Nursing Services.

  • Coordinate food service with other departments.

  • Ensure that food and supplies for the next meal are readily available.

  • Ensure that menus are maintained and review menus prior to preparation of food.

  • Assist in serving meals as necessary and on a timely basis.

  • Experience in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility preferred.

  • Must have a Food Handler’s Card.

  • Must be able to cook a variety of foods in large quantities.

  • Must be knowledgeable of food preparation procedures.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.

Facility Information:

The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

Avamere Court at Keizer is a 69 bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s and hospice care, as well as, long-term care. Located on a beautiful five-acre campus, our approach to retirement living and older adult care in the Keizer/Salem area is all encompassing. We offer four levels of senior care, making us the ultimate continuing care community. Avamere Court at Keizer is currently seeking top notch talent to join our all-star team of interdisciplinary professionals.