CentraState Healthcare System

  • Cook

    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/24/2018 5:08 PM)
    ID
    2018-8178
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Location
    Applewood
    Shift
    Flexibility Required
    Work Schedule
    10:30A-7P
  • 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.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • 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.

     

    Exposure:

    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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