Cook

Job ID
2020-135370
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Nutrition Services
Hours / Pay Period
8
Facility
Woodland Healthcare
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varied
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-Woodland

Overview

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County’s largest health care provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County, including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, sleep disorders center and cancer care services. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health. Dignity Health is a 21-state network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, please visit our web site at www.dignityhealth.org/woodland

Responsibilities

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Prepares foods for patient tray delivery, employee cafeteria and hospital catered events. Food preparation is performed using established quantity and quality standards with a HACCP type food safety program. Completes cleaning and sanitation duties according to department policies and assists management with placing and receiving orders.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
Requires experience with food preparation, proper food handling procedures, and sanitation techniques. Requires formal or on the job training in institutional cooking and experience in institutional quantity food preparation.

Must have knowledge of therapeutic diets; proper food handling techniques; hospital food service and dishwashing equipment; proper food service sanitation techniques; hospital sanitation techniques; proper techniques of storing, preparing, holding, and service of perishable meats, dairy products, fresh produce, and frozen foods; JCAHO, Title 22, and Yolo County Health Department requirements.

Must be able to read and write English; understand and follow written and oral directions; work with a variety of personalities under close supervision; establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with kitchen and cafeteria employees and hospital staff; observe safety regulations for handling food and food service equipment; meet schedule requirements and time deadlines; work independently but know when to ask for help; make frequent independent decisions, within department guidelines; coordinate efforts with other cooks, food service workers, cafeteria and catering workers; work sharp knives, steamers, electric slicer, mixers, buffalo choppers and food processors; work under pressure and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously; be adaptable and willing to perform a variety of tasks as assigned.

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