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Float Cook - Assisted Living - The Lodge of Howard Lake

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Howard Lake
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

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With 46 medical centers and over 200 senior care locations across 26 states, Sanford Health and the Good Samaritan Society have many patients, residents, staff, and visitors to feed. Join our not-for-profit organization in our food service family as a Cook today and you ll find a career filled with purpose, growth, and advancement.

Facility: GSS MN Howard Lake The Ldg
Location: Howard Lake, MN
Address: 445 1st St E, Howard Lake, MN 55349, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 12. 00
Starting Rate: $12.50
Pay Info: Great Weekend Shift Differentials !

Department Details

The Lodge of Howard lake is a small 18 apartment assisted living facility located in the beautiful city of Howard Lake, MN. Our residents enjoy 24 hour staffing to help make their lives a little easier while maintaining a level of independence.

The Lodge of Lake Howard has been recognized as a 2020 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living

This role will see you preparing meals for up to 18 residents during varied shifts during the week and some weekends. Shifts are usually 7:30am to 1:30pm and 3:00pm to 7:00pm.

We are looking for someone that wants around 3 shifts per week with an every other weekend rotation. Great weekend shift differentials!

Job Summary

If you re hungry for a great career, we re seeking a friendly, team-oriented and customer service driven Cook to assemble, prepare, season, and portion food for individuals within our facility. With our Cook position we offer flexible schedules, predictable hours, training, advancement opportunities, and benefits that are typically better than other restaurant-related jobs. With the variety of dietary needs our patients and residents have, employees that thrive as a Cook are great communicators, keep a sanitary culinary work environment, and are proficient with their reading and writing skills.


  • Prepares and provides the highest quality and safest food possible

  • Follows standardized recipes and guidelines for cooks to prepare, store and use food

  • Maintains labeling and storage of food, equipment, and machinery

  • Performs washing and cleaning duties to insure sanitation

  • Operates equipment such as mixers, slicers, kettles, ovens, food grinders, and more


High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Possesses ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions. Ability to perform basic math. Minimum of six months of applicable experience preferred. On-the-job training will be provided.

Depending upon location of hire, Serv Safe may be required to obtain within a designated time frame. Additional endorsements to Serv Safe may be required depending upon location. Fulfill annual continuing education requirements of the department and facility including departmental meetings, safety education and mandatory in-services.

Basic Life Support (BLS) may be required depending upon location requirements.

Depending on location, may be required to drive. Valid Driver's License may be required.


The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Req Number: R-71799
Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health, Minneapolis , Float Cook - Assisted Living - The Lodge of Howard Lake, Other , Howard Lake, Minnesota

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