CULINARY ASSOCIATE (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)

  • University of Washington
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we re also one of the safest places to get care - among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a MULTIPLE FULL-TIME CULINARY ASSOCIATES The Culinary Associate prepares and serves hot and cold foods for all hospital food related functions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Produces/prepares, presents, and serves food items by following specifications on production sheets, standardized menus, computerized recipes, verbal instructions, patients prescribed diet orders, or customer requests

Maintains sanitary working conditions and practices approved food safety procedures, stores food and food supplies according to HACCP procedures

Maintains and documents temperatures of all food items and equipment. Follows established guidelines including: taking temperatures, documenting and filing data to be stored for hot and cold foods, and dating, labeling, proper storage, and daily handling of products

Cleans and sanitizes production and storage work areas

Coordinates production and provision of appropriate meal items with café, catering, and patient care staff

REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required

Current Washington State Food Handler's Permit

At least two years institutional, restaurant or commercial cooking experience is required (one year of culinary training may replace one year of experience)

DESIRED:

Culinary Degree

Hospitality experience

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.