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St. James Place is Louisiana's first Continuing Care Retirement Community and has been established since 1983. Our continuum of care includes independent living, long term and skilled nursing care, assisted living, companion services, and two distinct levels of memory care to fit the individual needs of each resident. Our dedicated team of staff members provide a high-quality lifestyle to our residents that includes fine dining, social activities and events, transportation, housekeeping and more. Our healthcare area is continually rated with 5-stars, which is a great indication of the quality of care delivered by our compassionate staff. Our secure, serene campus is on a beautiful stretch of 52-acres on Lee Drive in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and provides a beautiful work environment with free parking. On our campus, there is a salon and fitness center available to our staff at a discounted rate. Also, our Acorn Cafe, on campus is available for staff to purchase a delicious hot lunch. We pride ourselves on excellent leadership and a caring, professional staff that help our residents to Live Life Well.
Position may be full-time or PRN (as needed). This position will be scheduled for either shift: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Kitchen Production Assistant works predominately in the Health Care kitchen areas in conjunction with the Cook. Preparation duties include light food and drink preparation, cleaning equipment and kitchen surfaces, labeling and dating refrigerated items, dining room set up and assisting the Cook as necessary. Ensures that the kitchen and dining area is prepared for meal service and maintained in a clean and orderly fashion. Is responsible for ensuring kitchen regulatory guidelines are being maintained according to Department of Health and Hospital standards.
High School Education
One year of work experience or training in restaurant/catering food preparation and service of foods preferred
Training in sanitation and safe handling of food and equipment preferred
Prepares food and drink items necessary for successful meal service, including but not limited to, filling juice pitchers, chilling milk and yogurt, stocking cereal, stocking thickened juices, preparing fruit, salads, snacks, and bread.
Rolls silverware and folds napkins for breakfast, lunch and dinner; assists with set up of tables.
Labels and dates all refrigerated items in accordance to DHH standards.
Cleans juice machine and pantry, ensuring that all work services are clean and sanitized; wiping down all cabinets and walls.
Assists with after-meal cleanup including assisting the cook with dishes.
Assists with maintaining the storeroom in an orderly fashion, ensuring that all items are off the floor, labeled and dated.
Assists the Cook with other duties as necessary to ensure that the quality of meal service is maintained for the residents and in accordance with DHH standards.
Ensures the overall quality of food service, meal production, and kitchen cleanliness is maintained in order to best serve the residents.
High school diploma or GED required
One year of relevant experience preferred
Experience in a food service setting preferred
Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions and relay information to others.
Demonstrates an appreciation of the heritage, values, and wisdom of the senior community.
Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
Ability to represent St. James Place in a professional manner.
Ability to relate well to the senior community and their family members.
Must possess willingness to work harmoniously with staff and managers.
Time management skills and ability to complete tasks according to schedule
Excellent customer service attitude
Ability to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs of the organization
Ability to read and write in the English language