Job Description
Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day ShiftDescription:New Hire $500 Sign on Bonus: $250 after three months another $250 after six months employmentUnder the supervision of the Nutritional Services Chef Manager or Nutritional Services Coordinator, the Cook assists in the preparation and service of all menu items as needed, following recipes and procedures to maintain quality and consistency. Practices safe food storage and handling while keeping area sanitary and organized. Displays a positive attitude and works as a team player at all times.Essential FunctionsPrepares all hot food items that require use of the grill, convection oven, deep fat fryer, rapid cook oven, proofer/oven and combioven following proper cooking instructionsPrepares items in accordance with recipe standards. Maintains quality and consistency of foods preparedDemonstrates ability to serve food using proper utensil and portion control standards in a courteous and professional mannerRecognizes the importance of proper food storage, food handling and personal hygiene.Ensure that food storage temperatures are adequate. Ensures proper preparation, holding, service and storage is done in accordance with NY State Health Department regulations and department HACCP standardsMaintains a safe, sanitary and efficient work area. Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of equipment; ensures equipment is operable and reports malfunctionsDemonstrates effective customer relations skills. Displays a positive, upbeat attitude; smiles and ensures fast, accurate, polite and courteous service to all guestsPresents positive image of self and department through appropriate attire and conduct (proper uniform)Recognizes the importance of good attendance and promptness. Strives to minimize absences and tardinessConsistently recognizes and demonstrates the ability to stay on task and work independently without frequent supervision or direction of dutiesWillingly accepts job assignments and changes in routines as deemed necessary for efficient operation of departmentFollows all established recipesFollows tally sheets to acquire proper amounts for production, stocks area with supplies as neededDisplays a positive attitude and promotes teamworkAdheres to infection control and food handling policies and procedures including proper food rotation, storage, labeling and datingWorks quickly while maintaining cleanlinessAdheres to all safety standards established for hospital and departmentUtilizes and demonstrates knowledge of Safety Data Sheets and associated programsMaintains confidentiality related to patients, staff and visitors and follows HIPAAMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSPrevious food service experience requiredStrong interpersonal skills required High School Diploma or GED preferred PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONSMedium work. Requires continual and repetitive motions including lifting, bending, stooping, twisting. Prolonged walking and standing. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.