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Cook - Nutrition Services - Defiance Hospital - Per Diem

Company: ProMedica
Location: Defiance
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

ProMedica's Mission is to improve your health and well-being. That's evident the minute you walk through the doors of ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital. Located about 60 miles southwest of Toledo in Defiance, Ohio, our facility was constructed in 2002 and designed to promote a healing environment. It also has state-of-the-art technology and private rooms that feel like a home away from home.Being a community-based hospital, we also have a professional office building where you'll find many primary and specialty doctors. In addition, we're a critical-access hospital and accredited by the Joint Commission, the industry leader in setting healthcare standards. We're also an accredited Chest Pain Center and Level III trauma center.Position Summary:Prepares, seasons, and cooks food for hospital's patients, employees, and visitors. Performs lead role for kitchen service activities and the delivery of food in consultation with the Chef, Managers, Supervisors, and Clinical Dietitians.Accountabilities:

  • Applies the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients/clients served, i.e. infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
  • Prepares, seasons, and cooks food. Cuts, pours, measures, and mixes ingredients according to recipes. Uses a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment, including choppers, slicers, mixers, and blenders.
  • Previews menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of meals, vegetables, soups, salads, and desserts to be obtained and prepared. Responsible for menu selection and completion.
  • Plans and coordinates cooking schedules so that meals will be ready at required times.
  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies. Alerts Manager to problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies. Detects and reports spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, or other unusual conditions.
  • Maintains established department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, and safety standards. Ensures that sanitary levels are maintained throughout the food preparation process as well as throughout the workday.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Education: High school graduate or GED. Culinary degree preferred, but not required.Skills: Capable of operating kitchen equipment; have good math and communication skills; be able to read and speak English; have the ability to learn how to change and convert recipes as needed and to learn special diet production needs. The Candidate needs to be able to deal effectively with a fast-paced environment and be open to new ideas and be willing to take instruction. Must have a basic understanding of culinary basics: cooking temperatures and proper labeling/rotation of food product.Years of Experience: 1 year in food production preferred.Certification: Food Handler Card or Serv Safe preferred, but not required.Working Conditions:Personal Protective Equipment: Coat or apron, hat, and non-sterile medical gloves.Physical Demands: Occasional lifts, carries, pushes, pulls up to 50 lbs. Must be able to see, hear, and move intermittently, or use prosthetics that will enable you to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Frequently has prolonged standing and walking. Manual dexterity and mobility necessary. Frequent reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. Exposed to electrical hazards, cuts, and burns. Exposed to hot, humid, noisy equipment/environment, and varying degrees of kitchen elements. ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organizational headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: ProMedica, Fort Wayne , Cook - Nutrition Services - Defiance Hospital - Per Diem, Hospitality & Tourism , Defiance, Indiana

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