Job: Cook

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Jobing Description



Location:Silverdale Hospital
Zip Code:98383
ID:1567
Department:Nutrition Services - Silverdale, 83213
Shift:Days, Evenings, Weekends, Per-Diem (Casual)
FTE:0.0
Shift Hours:varies
Job Type:Per Diem
On-Call Required:Yes
Rotating Weekends:Yes
Rotating Holidays:Yes

Description

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.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

High School diploma or equivalent

LICENSE / CERTIFICATION / REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

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

CONTINUING EDUCATION & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

Continuing education and/or licensing requirements:

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

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

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.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:

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

ENVIRONMENTAL / JOB CONDITIONS:

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

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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.



Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
  • Adheres to and exhibits our service standards:
    • Care about me - We put the patient at the center of every decision we make and tailor the hospital experience to the patient's needs.
    • Keep me safe - We adhere to strict safety procedures, and seek new knowledge and experience in pursuit of continuous improvement.
    • Help me heal - We address our patients' physical, spiritual, and emotional needs with the most advanced medicine available and a warm, caring environment.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

About Harrison Medical Center:

For more information about what it's like to be part of the Harrison team and live in the Kitsap area, please visit http://jobs.harrisonmedical.org/.

Harrison Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer