Job: Cook, Per Diem Bremerton

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Jobing Description

Location:Bremerton Hospital
Zip Code:98310
Department:Nutrition Services - Bremerton, 83211
Shift:Per-Diem (Casual)
Shift Hours:Per Diem
Job Type:Per Diem
On-Call Required:Yes
Rotating Weekends:No
Rotating Holidays:No


POSITION SUMMARY: Is responsible for the daily production of food for patients, cafeteria and catering

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School diploma or equivalent


Possesses and maintains a current State of Washington Food and Beverage Worker's Permit


Continuing education and/or licensing requirements:

Maintains a current State of Washington Food and Beverage Worker's Permit


2 to 3 years of food cooking experience in a full service, high volume restaurant, hotel hospital or equivalent is required. Equivalent could include culinary training or other closely related work.


Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork and problem-solving to achieve goals

Ability to read and write English, and follow written and oral instructions

Demonstrated skills in verbal communication and listening comprehension

Demonstrated interpersonal skills in providing excellent service to customers

Ability to prioritize and execute several tasks simultaneously and work effectively in a pressured environment with frequent interruptions

Ability to shift focus rapidly and reset priorities

Ability to execute safe food handling techniques and basic food preparation skills

Ability to lift up to 40 Lbs. Using proper lifting body mechanics


Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals or Substances and/or Infection:

Dietary employees use a variety of cleaning products on a daily basis. These substances create a risk of exposure to hazardous chemicals

Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens:

Risk of exposure to Bloodborne pathogens during all patient contacts and due to exposure to contaminated medical supplies

Personal Protective Equipment Required:

Dietary has various types of protective equipment. Hot Pads, HairNets, Gloves, Goggles, EarPlugs, and Aprons. This equipment is utilized depending on the position being worked, chemicals used, and above all, to assure the working environment is sanitary as well as safe


Is effective in organizing work station for preparing day's entrees and hot/ cold items. Keeps waste and overproduction to a minimum. Always has a positive impact on the team's performance by being prepared and anticipating the needs of others. Per direct observation and staff and customer feedback.

Is competent in performing the position standards and scored 85% or higher on the performance audits. Scored 95% or higher on performance audits.

Demonstrates a working knowledge of food service sanitation and HACCP. Uses accepted techniques in the handling, preparation, storage, and service of food items to patients, employees, and guests. Consistently meets and/or exceeds HACCP position standards. Per direct observation, temperature logs, and performance audits.

Produces high quality foods for patients, cafeteria and catering. Tastes foods being prepared for quality and seasoning, follows standardized recipes, ensures that portion size does not vary and that all foods are cooked to the proper temperature. Rarely is food refused due to poor quality. Per direct observation and absence of customer complaints.

Exhibits the ability to keep up with the pace and does so calmly, accurately, and efficiently. Work is error free. Per direct observation, staff and customer feedback.

Is familiar with restrictions of modified diets and food allergies as presented in the Dietary policies and procedures. Tray quality assessments >90%.

Direct observation and absence of customer complaints.

Must have regular, reliable, predictable attendance in performance of essential job functions.

During an emergency, disaster, or catastrophic event, which places life or property in jeopardy, employee may be assigned to any disaster service activity that promotes the protection of public health and safety. Assignment might require serving at a location, at times and/or under conditions that significantly differ from employee's normal work assignments. As an employee of Harrison Medical Center, employee may be directed to perform a role other than their regular job, by a superior or by law.