Colorado Lutheran Homes and Apartments is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.
As a nonprofit residence, our mission is to foster healing and health within our community by providing a wellness way-of-life with quality, efficiency and empathy for those residents entrusted to our care.
Arvada, Colo. (Apartments estab. 1964, Health Care Center estab. 1974)
Independent Living, Assisted Living, Long Term Care
Secured Memory Unit for Women
Excellence in Action award places it in the top 380 nursing homes in the U.S. (out of 16,000+).
Eden Alternative Registered Home
Step One Quality Award from the American Health Care Association
This position is responsible for preparing food in accordance with established menus, recipes and sanitary standards.
Prepare or direct the preparation of all food served in the facility.
Assure adherence to menus, including those for special diets ordered.
Provide input into development/revision of master menus and modified diet menus.
Assure optimal quality, temperature and appearance of meals.
Act in compliance with federal and state sanitary regulations as well as facility infection control guidelines and dietary policies and procedures.
Maintain a clean, hazard-free work area.
Assist with the purchase, storage and inventory of the food supply.
Maintain knowledge of current nutritional practice.
Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
Perform other duties, as assigned.
·The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
Demonstrated cooking skills and ability to follow established menus and recipes, required
High School diploma or equivalent, required
Experience with quantity food preparation, preferred
Knowledge of proper nutritional requirements, preferred
This position will be working in a long term care/assisted living facility serving meals to 120 people for residents. This is a small kitchen and a small team. Meals are cooked home-made, not frozen. Meal plans vary each day and week. This position will help with all meals, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and also be a Leader for dietary staff during those meal times. This individual will also work directly with residents doing demonstrations and activities.
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.