Cook - FT Days

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

HCA Healthcare Arlington, TX

Arlington, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Code: 00015-83210


Days (rotating weekends)

The Cook performs a variety of tasks that facilitate the provision of food services and nutrition support to patients, employees and visitors. These duties include:

* Prepares, seasons, and cooks food for patients, staff, visitors, and special functions.

* Reviews menus to determine types and quantities of food.

* Prepares quality food in sufficient quantities to cover all service requirements.

* Coordinates timing of preparation in order to meet service schedules for patients, staff, visitors and catering services.

* Adheres to standardization of recipes and portion control to prevent food waste and control cost.

* Provides care and sanitation of equipment in production area.

* Adheres to sanitation and safety standards (HACCP)

* Participates in the process of ordering supplies.

* Gives directions to personnel who assist in food preparation.

* Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.

* Orients and mentors new staff members.

Job qualifications include:

* Completion of formal training program in food preparation preferred.

* Knowledge of basic principles and requirements of food safety and sanitation required.

* Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets.

* Minimum one (1) year of food service experience in quantity food preparation/production in a hospital, extended care facility, or other quality food service operation.

* Previous experience in food preparation in a hospital preferred.

* Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets.

* Department of Health and Human Services certification preferred.

* Certification in Basic Food Safety and Sanitation, "Certified Food Service Handler" or more in-depth Certification as Food Service Manager preferred.

* Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

* Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

* Ability to deal with stressful situations and to stand for long periods of time

Last Edited: 08/11/2016