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POST DATE 11/24/2019
END DATE 1/10/2020

Anchor Hospital Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Anchor Hospital, Established in 1986, Anchor Hospital specializes in the treatment of behavioral health and addictive disease disorders for teens, adults and seniors. Our mental health facility in Atlanta, Georgia is located on a secluded, 55-acre campus, less than three miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Our continuum of services includes a 24/7 free, confidential psychiatric assessment by Georgia behavioral health professionals. As a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance on Suicide Prevention, Anchor Hospital provides Georgia behavioral health education and resources to help improve the communities we serve.

Universal Health Services (UHS): Healthcare Delivered with Compassion
At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

One of the nation s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Job Summary

In keeping with our organization s service excellence approach, we work to enhance the quality of care to our patients by providing high quality service in a cheerful, timely manner by communicating, coordinating, and cooperating with others to attain goals. The dietary cook position is responsible for providing nourishing food to our patients and the employees at Anchor Hospital under sanitary conditions as directed and in accordance with established policies and procedures.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* Prepare and serve food in quantities according to menu, number of people to be served, and portion control. * Demonstrate knowledge of proper food preparation including receiving, storing, handling, and following recipes. * Demonstrate knowledge and assure maintenance of modified diets as instructed. * Use accepted techniques in handling, preparation, and serving food to our patients and employees. * Receive, inspect, and properly store all supplies entering the food service department. * Monitor all kitchen equipment and appliances for malfunctions and proper temperatures. * Maintain a clean environment, including utensils, floors, equipment, etc. * Maintain a safe working environment by following all safety procedures, including the use of standard precautions, proper storage and use of chemicals, and properly securing the Food Service area. * Demonstrate knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets. * Complete all required forms pertaining to the food service area. * Other duties may be assigned

Job Requirements


Valid ServSafe Certification is required.
Valid Driver s License with a good driving record.
Food handler permit, preferred.

Communication/Mathematical Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, maintenance instructions, training material, policies, and procedures. Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, and etc. Ability to add, subtract, multiple, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

* Must be able to prepare palatable foods that are appetizing in appearance. * Must have knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling.

Work Environment

The job operates in a health care setting, which may require specific health screening. This role requires regular walking. This role also routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses. The role requires transporting food to our off sit facilities as needed.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking bending, kneeling, and stooping. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 20 pounds.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position in a health care facility that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required.


No overnight travel is expected for this position. This role may require traveling to and from our facilities to transport and deliver meals.

All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.

UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.