Cook Lead

  • Lutheran Medical Center / SCL Health
  • Wheat Ridge, CO, USA
  • Oct 03, 2019
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Us.Lutheran Medical Centeris part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.Benefitsare one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.Well laugh at each others jokes. Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As a Cook Lead, you need to know how to:Lead the work of the associates in the department. Act as a resource and provide technical support.Assist with creating new and substitute menu items.Review menus daily to determine quantities of food and supplies needed.Prepare food for cafeteria and catering using creativity, quality, consistency, and promptness.Serve as resource to educate/coach follow and comply with recipe standards. Demonstrate various cooking techniques.Monitor and replenish food as needed for cafeteria, catering, or patient trays.Ensure food is being handled and stored to Hazardous Analysis of Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines.Operate various types of kitchen equipment and maintain cleanliness. Record temperatures of refrigerators. Ensure equipment is in good working condition.Monitor supply and equipment inventory. Notify leadership team of needed equipment repairs and scheduled preventative maintenance. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and established departmental policies and procedures and safety standards.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:Current ServeSaf certification, required within six (6) months of hireHigh School Diploma or equivalent, preferredPrevious experience in a healthcare facility, such as healthcare food service, preferredAt least six (6) months of experience in quantity food preparation, preferably in a healthcare setting, preferredHazardous Analysis of Critical Control Point (HACCP) training to be obtained after hire$3,000 Retention Bonus, Excellent Hourly Wage, Stable Work, Great Benefits with Medical/Dental/Vision/Retirement and Paid Time Off!