Dietary Cook/Prep Cook - part time

  • 4020 E New York St, Aurora, IL 60504, USA
  • Part-time
  • Department: Dietary
  • Job Title: Cook
  • Status of Employment: Part Time
  • Shift Type: As assigned
  • Name of Location/Facility: Thrive of Fox Valley
  • Represented position?: This is a Non-Union position.

Company Description

o   Start Date:  ASAP

o   Salary:  $17-$18 depending on experience

o   Schedule:  We have two part-time openings, flexible hours including an every other weekend rotation

Our leadership: 

Transitional Care Management has 12 different locations throughout Chicagoland.

·Multiple centers give you the opportunity for advancement.  In fact, 16 of our current DONs & ADONs were promoted from within.

·The culture that surrounds us is one of great patient care, and has the feeling of true support by those who work beside you. 

·You have direct access to our executive team via our “iCare Line”, so you can openly express concerns or compliments.

Our center: 

Thrive of Fox Valley is a brand new 68 bed Transitional Care facility.  We solely focus on the short term patient population and do not have memory care or longer term care patients.  We have a large in-house therapy team and most of our patients go home after (or before) 14 days.  Our new caters to the needs of this motivated population with larger beds, nicer linens, fine dining cuisine (we even have a brick oven for pizzas) … all in a tastefully designed modern décor.  Please check out our website ( or the video link below for a virtual tour.   

Location:  We are located across the street from the Fox Valley Mall and very easy to commute to via Hwy 59.

NOTE:  we have a second identical facility in Lisle.

Job Description

Job title:  officially we title this job "Chef", but in other centers it may be called a Prep Cook, Line Cook, or Cook.

What’s in it for you: 

·High quality standards; in fact, many of our centers have a 5-star quality rating

·Employee recognition & referral programs

·Annual merit increase opportunities

·We focus on building relationships with our residents and families.  In time, you may feel like they are your family too.

·Our Activities/Events department goes beyond bingo.  We focus on the individual patient and as a result they are more engaged with you.

What our employees may say to you (excerpts from our employee survey):

·“I feel like I make a difference here.”

·“People here are willing to give a little extra to get the job done right.”

·“When I look at what we accomplished, I feel a sense of pride.


​​​​​ Job title:  officially we tittle this job "Chef", but in other centers it may be called a Prep Cook, Line Cook, or Cook.

What we need from you:

  • *Ideally one (or more) year(s) of experience with food production
  • *You must have a Servsafe Certificate
  • *Experience catering & working with patient’s dietary restrictions and a Registered Dietician
  • *Helpful experience: inventory management, computer skills and on-line ordering
  • *Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

Additional Information

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

·PPE:  No PPE Shortages here!  We have PPE (including N95 & Surgical masks) for our team members.  Join us and we’ll keep you protected!

·Virtual interviews, utilizing ‘video chat’ apps and software

·Temperature screenings and routine health checks

·And more …

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

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