Cook-(Full-Time)

Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Director of Nutritional Services, the Cook will prepare quality food which meets the nutritional and therapeutic needs of the patient, maintains a safe and sanitary work environment.

Reports to: Nutritional Services Director

Education: High school diploma or GED preferred

Experience: Prior experience preferred

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follows standardized recipes
  • Possess complete knowledge of equipment in Nutritional Services to ensure competent operation and cleaning.
  • Responsible for safe and sanitary dishes, utensils and equipment
  • Responsible for safe and sanitary work environment
  • Follows standardized recipes and assist cooks as assigned.
  • Knowledge of safe food handling and use of equipment
  • Works the front line and cash register as assigned
  • Prepares food trays and delivers as assigned
  • Respond to patients and patient families and staff in a courteous manner
  • May supervise other cooks
  • Perform cooking techniques: baking, roasting, grilling, deep fat frying, steaming and sautéing.
  • Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division functions
  • Ability to multi task with frequent interruptions
  • Knowledge of safe food handling and use of equipment
  • Respond to patients and patient families and staff in a courteous manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis.