cook

  • Allina Health System
  • Nov 21, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Department: Mercy Nutritional Services
Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America)
Hours: 36
Contract: SEIU-4-Mercy Service Workers
Weekend Rotation: Every Other
Job Profile Summary: Responsible for the preparation of all food served to patients, staff and customers. Uses proper cooking, cooling and reheating techniques to ensure food safety.
Job Description:

Come Join our Team!

8 Hour Shifts Available!

Starting at 5:45a or 11a

Work-life balance

Holiday Pay

and Many more great benefits!

Principle Responsibilities

Prepares food in a timely, appealing and appetizing manner.
Prepares food using standardized recipes and proper cooking methods for patients, staff and special functions.
Adequate quantities of food are prepared based on patient need and cafeteria volumes.
Understands special diets and consults with dietitian as needed.
Uses proper cooking, cooling and reheating techniques to ensure food safety.
Checks temperatures regularly prior to serving food.
Labels, dates, covers and store food properly.
Utilizes sanitizing techniques for food, self and equipment.
May assist in restocking work station.
May assist in putting away grocery orders.
May operate cash register.
May assist with menu development.
May maintain adequate food stock to meet the menu requirements and patient requests.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

High School or GED required and
Associate's or Vocational degree in the culinary field preferred
Less than 2 Years of food service experience preferred
Valid Driver's License for working in hospice upon hire required
Certification for Food Safety and Handling upon hire preferred

Functional Competencies

Communication Skills: Able to communicate well in straight-forward situations.
Analytical Thinking: Uses basic logic and common sense to arrive at solutions.
Problem Solving: Uses common sense to solve routine issues.

Physical Demands
Medium Work:
Lifting weight Up to 50 lbs. occasionally, Up to 25 lbs. frequently

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