This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by serving fresh, nutritious food in a caring manner to patients, family and staff. Responsible for the preparation of fresh and flavorful foods for patients, families, employees, volunteers and physicians in an attractive and sanitary manner. Properly cleans and sanitizes work area. Maintains a safe work environment and adheres to department as well as regulatory guidelines.
Prepare food for patients, staff, and special functions.
Work with CBORD program in order to follow recipes to ensure consistent products.
Maintain clean and organized work areas.
Make food in a manner consistent with proper food handling procedures.
Communicate effectively with co-workers as well as managerial staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Capable of independent decision making. Knowledgeable in volume food preparation and presentation.
Demonstrates competency in specific skills as identified in the position core competency and annual competency.
Some background in institutional cooking preferred.
High School Diploma or Associates Degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
Must attend Mercy Medical Center nutrition course within six months
Licensure, Certification, Registration
Servsafe certification preferred.