CentraState Healthcare System

  • Cook

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/29/2019 3:30 PM)
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    CentraState Medical Center
    Flexibility Required
    Work Schedule
  • Overview

    Will assists in the production of attractive, palatable and therapeutically correct foods in compliance with sanitation regulations for residents and employees.  Assists with all special food functions.


    • Obtains needed supplies from storeroom freezer, etc. to complete daily assignments.
    • Ensures standardized recipes are used in preparation of all menu items.
    • Inspects and tastes food for quality, presentation, and adherence to menu.
    • Works closely with the chef/senior cook in preparation and blast chilling of foods.
    • Prepares food for special functions.
    • Assists with inventory and projected orders, prepares and places food and supply orders as assigned.



    • High school graduate or equivalency required. Two years culinary school or training preferred.


    Work Experience:

    • Two years’ experience in quantity cooking in a hotel, restaurant or hospital preferred.
    • Supervisory in Therapeutic cooking experience preferred.


    Licenses and Certifications:

    • None


    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Works in a clean, well-lighted and ventilated kitchen.  Atmosphere is warm, moist and odors from cooking foods.  Subject to sudden changes in temperature when entering refrigerators and freezers.



    No expected exposure to blood and/or body fluids.


    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Rarely

    Standing/Walking - Continuously

    Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally

    Bending/Climbing - Occasionally

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Frequently

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Occasionally

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Rarely

    Typing/Filing - Rarely



    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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