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Good Samaritan Society Cook - Nutrition Services - Waconia Senior Skilled Facility - Every Other Weekend Shifts in Waconia, Minnesota

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

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Facility: GSS MN Waconia Ctr
Location: Waconia, MN
Address: 333 W 5th St, Waconia, MN 55387, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 12.00

Job Summary

Prepares, assemble baked goods, cooks, seasons and portions food for patients/residents, staff, and visitors of the designated facility, preparing and serving food within guidelines of menu and dietary requirements. Adheres to food quality standards of appearance, taste, temperature and sanitation.

Performs washing and cleaning duties to insure sanitation and cleanliness in cooking and serving areas.

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

Prepares and provides the highest quality and safest food possible to patients/residents, co-workers, team members and guests.

Works with many internal customers, requiring above average communication as well as excellent team work skills.

Displays ability to cook, function and thrive in a dynamic and changing culinary environment. Follows standardized recipes and Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines to prepare, store and use food and food products.

Documents HACCP steps, temperatures and outcomes to assure the safest food possible while following production sheets for daily and weekly menus.

Operates equipment such as, but not limited to, mixers, slicers, kettles, combination ovens, food grinders, food processors, ovens, stovetops, induction burners, grills, deep fat fryers, knives, dishwashers, garbage disposals, refrigerators and freezers.

Possesses ability to work independently when necessary.

Possesses an understanding of food safety and sanitation processes.

Exhibits understanding of basic math to appropriately measure alongside displaying proficiency in reading and understanding recipes.

Demonstrates ability to be on feet for the majority of the day and walk far distances throughout the hospital.

Department Details

Good Samaritan Society - Waconia is a 90-bed senior skilled nursing facility specializing in long-term and post-acute care. Our 5-star facility has received recognition for being a 2019 recipient of the Silver – Commitment to Quality Award given by the American Health Care Association. Our team is dedicated to creating an environment where people feel loved, valued and at peace.

We are seeking a Cook for our team to work only Every Other Weekend!

This position will allow you to prepare, create and serve our residents with their daily meal options on an every other weekend schedule for the hours of either 5:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (or) 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. You will also have the opportunity to pick up additional shifts during the week.

This part-time opportunity is eligible for evening & weekend shift premiums; competitive wages; annual increases, a professional kitchen atmosphere, and a friendly team-oriented environment.

If you love cooking and working in the kitchen, apply and join our team today!


  • 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.


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 .

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 .

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-46443
Featured: No