Dietary Cook (PT Position Available!)

  • Houston Hospice
  • Houston, Texas
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Dietary Cook (PT Position Available!)

The ideal candidate would be responsible for the proper preparation of a variety of foods in large quantities in order to meet the nutritional needs of patients within the Patient Care Center. Assist with the development of menus food preparation, service and accept reimbursement for food sold to the general public and employee population.

Responsibilities:

  • Review menus prior to preparation of food.
  • Ensure that all food/dietary processes and procedures are followed in accordance with established policies.
  • Assure sanitation, housekeeping and safety standards are followed; wash cooking utensils, pots, pans, etc as assigned.
  • Assist in checking food supplies on food order forms as they arrive from vendors.
  • Log off cash register per established facility policy.
  • Prepare and serve meals per all established guidelines/regulations and that are palatable and aesthetically pleasing.
  • Ensure that safety regulations and precautions are followed at all times.
  • Assist with scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policy and procedures.
  • Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established policies.
  • Assist in maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent patient information included protected health information.
  • Serve meals within specified timeframes following established guidelines.
  • Understands and adheres to organizational compliance and privacy programs.
  • Assists in providing service that fosters the organization's mission, values, vision and goals.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or requested by management.



Job Requirements:

Dietary Cook (PT Position Available!)

Knowledge of and experience with food preparation, sanitation and hygienic methods within an institutional setting preferred.
  • Current certification as mandated by the City of Houston Health Department.
  • Working knowledge of preparation of therapeutic diets.
  • Understanding of Hospice philosophy of care.
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions.
  • Effective interpersonal skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to accommodate multi-faith beliefs and backgrounds of patients/families.
  • Ability to function effectively as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to make decisions and direct others.
  • Reliable transportation and/or reliable insured vehicle and valid Texas Driver's License.

Resumes should be emailed to or faxed to .

Dietary Cook (PT Position Available!)