Job ID:  26321611

Company:  Sanford Health

Application Type:  Seeking Part-time (non-Co-op/Intern

Job Title:  Cook

Description:  JOB SUMMARY Prepares, cooks, seasons and portions food for patients, staff, and visitors of the designated facility, preparing and serving food within guidelines of menu and dietary requirements. Adheres to food quality standards of appearance, taste, temperature and sanitation. Performs washing and cleaning duties to insure sanitation and cleanliness in cooking and serving areas. Maintains labeling and storage of food, equipment, and machinery. Prepares and provides the highest quality and safest food possible to patients, co-workers, team members and guests. Works with many internal customers, requiring above average communication as well as excellent team work skills. Displays ability to cook, function and thrive in a dynamic and changing culinary environment. Follows standardized recipes and Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines to prepare, store and use food and food products. Documents HACCP steps, temperatures and outcomes to assure the safest food possible while following production sheets for daily and weekly menus. Operates equipment such as, but not limited to, mixers, slicers, kettles, combination ovens, food grinders, food processors, ovens, stovetops, induction burners, grills, deep fat fryers, knives, dishwashers, garbage disposals, refrigerators and freezers. Possesses ability to work independently when necessary. Possesses an understanding of food safety and sanitation processes. Exhibits understanding of basic math to appropriately measure alongside displaying proficiency in reading and understanding recipes. Demonstrates ability to be on feet for the majority of the day and walk far distances throughout the hospital. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Adheres to established procedures and dietary guidelines in food storage and menu planning. Completes current work according to assigned priorities. Creates action plans that ensure the accomplishment of responsibilities. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Describes team mission and objectives in the context of results to be achieved. Handles, prepares and stores food according to food safety guidelines. Performs corresponding food and kitchen preparation for internal or external inspection. Performs sanitation practices for food preparation area. Utilizes specific approaches and tools for checking and cross-checking outputs. DEPARTMENT DETAILS QUALIFICATIONS Depending upon location of hire, Serv Safe may be required to obtain within a designated time frame. Additional endorsements to Serv Safe may be required depending upon location. Must fulfill annual continuing education requirements of the department and facility including departmental meetings, safety education and mandatory in-services. CPR may be required depending upon location requirements. High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Possesses ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions. Ability to perform basic math. Minimum of six months of applicable experience preferred. On-the-job training will be provided.

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