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Job ID 2020-2254 # of Openings 1
Gritman Medical Center Type Full Time
Prepares and serves specified food for patients and cafeteria customers, maintaining a safe and sanitary environment, acts as the kitchen supervisor in the absence of the Lead Cook and Director; functions as a part of the team. The cook will work under pressure during rush hours.
Minimum Work Experience:
Two years of professional cooking experience required.
Culinary degree preferred.
Requires experience and knowledge of techniques and methods of quantity food preparation and storage.
Ability to prepare creative menu plans consistent with federal and state government nutrition guidelines.
Skill to estimate food quantities required for menus.
Skill to plan the preparation of meals for serving at specified meal times.
Skill to prepare meals with a minimum of waste.Knowledge of safety practices related to food preparation and use of commercial kitchen utensils and equipment.
Knowledge of sanitary methods of food handling, food preparation and cooking techniques.
Skill to monitor inventory levels and prep as needed
Skill to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Basic skill in using a computer. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Knowledge of basic record keeping.
Skill to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, patients and guests.
ServSafe® Certification required by 12/2020
1. Reading/writing/verbal communication required
2. Arrive on time/punch in.
3. Wear specified cook uniform, coat, black pants, non slip black closed toe shoes.
4. Answer the phone.
5. Send texts and emails to host via computer
6. Cook patient meals according to food ticket and diet orders.
7. Set up trays according to food ticket and diet orders
8. Learn, Understand, and Use Different Food Consistencies
9. Check in and inspect food stock deliveries.
10. Follow and keep up par list for prep.
11. Practice FIFO for all food items.
12. Update inventory using Paragon.
13. Clean work area
14. Sweep and Mop Floors
15. Pull dishes
16. Wash hands often
17. Change gloves often
18. Clock out on time
Neonatal, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric.
-Lifting: Occasional lift-max of 50 lbs. 2 x week from floor to waist, 20 lbs, 4-5 x per day. Frequent lift- 5 lbs. from knee to waist 10-20 x per hour and 50 x per day. Items lifted-boxes of food, bags of lettuce, produce, utensils, pots, pans, etc…
-Push/Pull: Minimal force to push wheeled foot carts 300+ yards at one time
-Carry: Max of 10 lbs. for 10 yards, 10-15 x per day and 3 x per hour
-Fine Motor: High degree for food preparation and cleaning
-Stand: up to 2 hours at one time and 7.5 hours per day
-Sit: up to 10 minutes at one time and 20 minutes per day
-Kneeling: up to 5 minutes at one time and 20 minutes per day
-Stooping: up to 5 minutes at one time and 20 minutes per day
-Walking: Throughout the day
-Other: frequent overhead and forward reaching required.
Location: inside. Occasional exposure to extreme cold plus temperature changes when working in the walk-in freezer. Constant exposure to wet conditions from hand washing, dish washing, food preparation. Constant exposure to noise from equipment. Constant exposure to injury due to moving or mechanical parts, and hot surfaces, from equipment. Constant exposure to toxic or caustic materials with the use of bleach, oven cleaner, and industrial chemicals. Minimal bio-hazard exposure.
Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.
Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.
Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet environment.
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.
Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.
Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential information.
Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in The Gritman Way.
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