Homemaker - Rice Care Center

Rice Memorial Hospital

Job Description

Casual (As needed)

JOB SUMMARY: The Homemaker performs the combined duties of dining services (including cook, kitchen assistant and kitchen activities) housekeeping and laundry. As cook, the homemaker will prepare food for household meals and snacks that are healthy and appetizing and served in a timely manner. Assumes general responsibility for the kitchen. Assists with serving resident meals, snacks and nourishments. Plans and facilitates activities for residents and the household that involve food preparation and other activities specific to the kitchen. Performs housekeeping duties to maintain cleanliness and neatness of household surroundings. Works to involve residents.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK (Minimum qualifications necessary to function at full productivity).
A. EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Completion of cross training for household housekeeping, household laundry and dining services essential; cross training in household activities desirable. Must be able to read and communicate in English. Certification in food handling is very strongly recommended.
B. EXPERIENCE: Experience in skilled care or residential services for the elderly desirable. Experience in food preparation and able to operate department specific equipment and cleaning products appropriately preferred.
C. JOB KNOWLEDGE (Specific): Ability to receive food handling certification (ServeSafe or equivalent) essential.


Employment Type

Casual (as needed)