Cook - Knox Center

  • Knox Center
  • Rockland, Maine
  • Jun 18, 2022
Full time

Job Description


~ 32 hours a week ~

Position Summary

Pen Bay Medical Center's Knox Center has an immediate need for a Cook to join our care team. Under the supervision of leadership, the cook is responsible for the preparation and presentation of food production during assigned scheduled hours. The cook will follow standardized recipes and work in a timely and efficient manner. The cook is required to comply with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards and follow food production programs and procedures.

The Knox Center offers compassionate long-term nursing care services delivered by highly trained professionals. The Knox Center also provides specialized long-term care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: High school diploma or equivalent is strongly preferred. License/Certifications: N/A Experience: 1-2 years in institutional cooking preferred. Knowledge of basic kitchen equipment and sanitation techniques and hospital/department safety practices and policies. ServSafe Certification Prefered. Demonstrates organizational and planning skills and willingness to work as a team member. Ability to identify new methods or procedures to enhance performance improvement activities, and improve customer satisfaction. Demonstrate willingness to accept new assignments and challenges to enhance career growth/development. Complies with performance improvement program, demonstrates effective employee relations.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of twelve local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 22,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave (available at most locations), retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care - and the science behind that care - is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.