Posted in Other 6 days ago.
Type: Part Time
Provides coverage to the Food Production staff in the
preparation and production of foods, including salad and vegetable
preparation, Mental Health Unit meals, and special schedules. Sets up
and attends evening functions under the supervision of the Food
Consults with Chef and production sheets to determine daily
production needs. Prepares ingredients for next day's menus. Rotates,
labels, dates, and places leftover foods in containers and stores in
refrigerators. Assembles patient and cafeteria traylines prior to
Cleans and maintains work area to ensure that the standards for
safety and sanitary regulations are met, according to the cleaning
May open and/or close Main Kitchen and turn on/off appliances
and equipment and secure area. Attends routine staff meetings.
Operates food chopper, microwave, food processor, convection
ovens, fryerlators, and steamers along with other large machines and
equipment as needed to complete assignments and responsibilities.
o Assists in preparation of food items for cafeteria, trayline, Mental Health
units, and special functions.
o Check the patient line daily to make sure all food is appealing in terms of
temperature and quality, and is garnished properly.
o Performs daily temperature checks on prepared foods.
o Assists in maintaining the cleanliness, arrangement, safety, security, and
maintenance of the dry storage areas, refrigerators and freezers.
o Cleans and maintains work area.
O Adheres to the production sheets and standardized recipes and tells the
supervisor of any discrepancies when noticed on a daily basis.
o Ensures the cleaning schedules are completed and signed accordingly.
o Assists in the preparation of daily recipes while allowing for proper
portioning in accordance with standardized recipes.
o Attends routine production staff meetings.
o Complies with the personal hygiene and uniform requirements of production
o Attends training and in-service education sessions pertinent to hospital and
departmental and production issues.
o Assists in maintaining the equipment and environment maintained in a safe
and functional manner.
o Consults with chef on daily production needs.
o May open or close Main Kitchen, turn off equipment and secure area.
o Monitor quantities of food on trayline and re-stock as needed.
o Rotate, labels, wrap, and date all food items appropriately before placing in
coolers/freezers or storerooms.
o Utilize proper precautions/techniques when handling food and utensils
(plastic gloves, cutting boards).
o Cuts food products by hand correctly, safely, and according to
o Washes and steams vegetables safely and according to specifications.
o Operates equipment, including food chopper, microwave, food
processor, convection oven, and fryerlators safely and in accordance
with specifications pertaining to the different food items being
o Assists with Off-Campus catering functions as needed.
NON ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
o Answering departmental telephones.
o Assists with catering events as needed.
o Provides coverage for salad, vegetable, breakfast, and first cook positions.
o Other assigned duties as required.
High school or vocational school graduate. One year cooking experience
preferably in a Health Care setting.
Ability to understand written and verbal communication.
Ability to follow through on instructions.
Basic mathematic skills.
Effective communication skills.
Ability to problem solve.
Ability to get along with others.
Ability to confront issues appropriately.
Duties may involve activities with exposure to dirt, excessive heat and cold
temperatures, odors, steam, wet floors, noise, sharp knives, large cooking and
Duties may involve general cleaning with exposure to dirt, odors, cramped quarters, etc., or include patient care responsibilities with subsequent exposure to human waste, or other unpleasant elements, or much of work may be performed outdoors with exposure to weather extremes.
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