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Lakewood Health Center Baudette, Minnesota

The posted compensation range of $16.26 - $22.36 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-335120 Employment Type Full Time Department Nutrition Services Hours/Pay Period 64 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Varies Remote No Category Dietary

CHI LakeWood Health provides long-term care, family practice-clinic, 15-bed critical-access hospital, public health and assisted living services. Nestled in Baudette, MN, just minutes from Lake of the Woods and Zippel Bay State Park. Enjoy nature's playground, lake living, trails, unique shopping, and dining! We serve patients and their loved ones in Lake of the Woods County and the surrounding area.

As a Catholic non-profit organization, LakeWood Health is located in Baudette, Minnesota, and is owned and operated by CommonSpirit Health. Check out the link for more info on Baudette, MN at at

CHI Lakewood Health provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft 
  • Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program


CHI LakeWood Health is looking for a full-time Cook to work in our Acute Care and Long Term Care facility. This position will provide the patients, families and employees good tasting, nutritious, safe food that promotes health and healing of the body. The Cook  working in this position is responsible for the preparation and service of meals for all patients on regular and modified diets, staff dining, café menu offerings, room service meals, catered meals and special function meals in accordance with the policies/procedures of the Nutrition Services Area, Minnesota State Food Codes and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing and serving of meals to Care Center Residents, Hospital and ARC.
  • Know basics of therapeutic diets to ensure proper following of nutrition care plans for residents and patients.
  • Washing dishes with a dish machine, using meat slicer, coffee machine, steamer, grill, ovens and handling dishes, hot and cold food.
  • Follow standardized quantity food recipes
  • Ensure meal times are followed while working closely with aids, nurses and Dietitian.
  • Brainstorm ideas for possible solutions to problems pertaining to food service that may arise.
  • Abide to the Minnesota Department of Health safety standards and LakeWood’s Policies.
  • Stocking food items, documentation of food records, grocery items and temperatures.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Must be able to closely interpret and follow Dietary Department policies and procedures.


While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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