The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority
Collaboration | Accessibility | Respect | Excellence | Innovation | Quality Customer Service
We will be recognized as a trusted health-care partner, providing sustainable, accessible, integrated, evidence-based care to improve health status and outcomes in all of our communities and achieve health equity across the region.
We work in partnership with all stakeholders, contributing to the health and well-being of our communities, by providing timely access to reliable care in a culturally safe manner that respects diversity.
Always with compassion, Success in collaboration, Accountability in everything we do, Acting with integrity, Respectful of each other
Facility / Site:
Selkirk Regional Health Centre
Hours of Work:
Days Evenings Weekends
MGEU Facility Support
Wage / Salary:
As per applicable collective agreement
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Manager, Support Services and Cook, the Assistant Cook performs the assigned duties for the provision of regular, therapeutic and texture modified meals related to patients/ residents, staff, volunteers, Meals on Wheels, Supportive Housing, Adult Day, visitors, and catering and complies with standards, Policy and Procedures and Health regulations. These duties include preparation, serving, receiving and portion control of the food. Duties are performed while maintaining high standards of safety and sanitation. Courteous and effective customer service is a critical component of this position. The position of Assistant Cook functions in a manner consistent with, and supports the Mission, Vision and Values of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority.
Minimum Grade 11 education required.
- Valid Food Handlers Certificate required (must be obtained within six months of employment). Re-certification must be current and valid.
- Knowledge in the areas of therapeutic diets and texture modification.
- Minimum of three years commercial food services experience, preferably in a health care setting and or experience in quantity cooking.
- Ability to operate required equipment.
- Must demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
- Ability to perform physical and mental aspects of the position.
Satisfactory employment record.
Internal applicants must include a current resume with application upon change of department, site, program and or classification.
As a condition of employment, all successful applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (with vulnerable sector screening), adult abuse and child abuse registry checks prior to commencing employment.
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people at all levels within our workforce. We encourage successful Indigenous individuals to self-declare by completing a voluntary self-declaration as part of the application process.
Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to communicate in more than one language would be considered an asset. Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions.
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Accessibility accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
All health care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with the Interlake-Eastern RHA Policy (GA-13-P-110 Required Immunizations for Health Care Workers).
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority delivers health-care services on First Nation Treaty Territories 1, 2, 3 and 5 and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. We respect that First Nations treaties were made on these territories, acknowledge harms and mistakes, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in the spirit of reconciliation.