At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.
The Cook works under the direction of the Executive Chef to ensure that all work is performed utilizing all safety and sanitation guidelines. Performs routine daily tasks related to hot production needs of the Department. The position will prepare and cook all hot food and related items ensuring a clean and sanitized work area in accord with standard recipes.
Prepares hot foods in sufficient quantities to cover requirements according to production sheets, while avoiding over-production,
Grills, cooks, prepares food for food service areas.
Serves meals on the patient tray line, using standardized portion sizes as required.
Uses all necessary food service equipment as needed, using proper safety precautions and operation procedures (convection oven, microwave oven, slicer, kettles, steamers, steam tables, grill, broiler, deep fat fryer, mixers, blender, and knives).
Participates in Quality Improvement activities as required.
Cleans work areas on own initiative, continually maintains a neat and sanitary work area.
Exhibits excellent customer service skills in all interactions with patients, visitors, Physicians, co-workers, hospital and supervisory staff.