Cook II - Slidell Memorial Hospital - PRN days

Slidell Memorial Hospital

Job Description

Slidell Memorial celebrated its 58th anniversary in November 2017, Slidell Memorial Hospital has received several awards that recognize our commitment to compassionate care and a patient-centered culture. As a 229-bed acute care community hospital located in the heart of Slidell, La., they provide access to the latest treatments, technology, and expert physicians. In 2016, Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Health System celebrated the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership focused on the continuation of high quality care, cost reduction through coordinating and improving resources, and increased local access to care for the residents of the Slidell community.

This job prepares food for patient, cafeteria and catering services according to detailed instructions, procedures and recipes. This job reads and reviews menus and interprets recipes and/or work sheets.Nutritional Services - PRN - Days - M - F

Responsible for preparing and serving cafeteria and patient food with all applicable sanitation, HACCP guidelines and personal hygiene standards. Following established food production programs and procedures. Responsible for sanitation activities, including equipment cleaning. The majority of the time, the Cook II will be working in the kitchen under the direction of the Executive Chef preparing menu items for patients and/or the cafeteria. Experience in a high volume or institutional type of establishment is required; preferably in health care. The Cook II will spend the majority of their day on their feet and/or walking and will have high number of interactions with customers and co-workers throughout the day. Must be able to follow recipes and/or product directions. Safe operation and cleaning of kitchen equipment, including knives. Responsible for keeping accurate records of cooking and reheating temperatures. Lift and move ingredients for food preparation. Clean and sanitize work stations, equipment, counters and steam tables. Ability to work independently to meet department time lines for food service and production. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of the organization.

Required: High School Diploma or GED. 2 Years cooking in a high volume or institutional environment.

Preferred: Culinary Education or 3 Years cooking in an institutional environment. ServSafe Certification.

Physical and Environmental Demands:

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Are you ready to make a difference at Slidell Memorial Hospital and the residents of the Slidell community?

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Employment Type

Part time