CentraState Healthcare System

  • Cook

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/4/2018 8:57 AM)
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Flexibility Required
    Work Schedule
  • Overview

    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.
    • Assists with special functions.
    • Adheres to departments opening and closing procedures.
    • Presents and garnished food in an attractive manner.
    • Adheres to State Sanitation codes and regulations.
    • Ensures all equipment and food temperatures are recorded and corrections are taken as necessary.
    • 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:

    • Experience in quantity cooking in a hotel, restaurant or hospital preferred. Therapeutic cooking experience desirable.


    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 - Frequently

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Occasionally

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Continuously

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Occasionally

    Typing/Filing - Never


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


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