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Nutrition Services-Late Cook

Company: Stephens County Hospital
Location: Toccoa
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Nutrition Services-Late Cook _The Late Cook is responsible for cooking large quantities of food for patients, cafeteria and special functions_ Education: Acceptable score on the Cook test. Experience: Minimum of one year experience in quantity food preparation.Experience in therapeutic diet preparation preferred. Duties: Prepares entrees and hot food items for patients, cafeteria and special functions. Follows menus, package instructions and recipes. Determines the amount of food needed, with a minimum of under/over production and waste. Insures high quality results (food looks and tastes good; not overcooked). Utilizes leftovers in a cost-conscious manner. Insures that all meats are thawed in refrigerator in advance and completes meat unthaw list. Practices good sanitation when working with food. Insures that food is covered, labeled, dated, stored properly and not wasted. Insures that hot food is served hot and cold food is served cold. Prepares patient meals according to patient menu. Insures that food is prepared and portioned according to diet order - i.e. low sodium, ADA, renal, etc. Insures patient plates are attractive, tasty and maintains proper temperatures. Insures that all special food items and pureed foods are ready before tray line starts. Dismantles hot food line and stores food properly. Accepts Team Leader's authority on patient tray line. Prepares cafeteria entrees and hot food according to cafeteria menu. Sets up hot food line. Insures that food is displayed attractively. Maintains food levels during serving hours; keeps pans filled and clean. Dismantles hot food line and stores food properly. Organizes daily routine to insure that all work is completed on time. Prepares food as close to serving time as possible to assure quality. Insures that food for patient line and cafeteria line is ready to serve on time. Professional Requirements Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean. Complete annual education requirements. Maintain patient confidentiality at all times. Report to work on time and as scheduled. Wear identification while on duty. Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations. Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times. Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices. Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities. Attend regular staff meetings and in-services as needed. Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions Physically demanding, high-stress environment May be up walking on feet up to 8 hours per dayJob Type: Full-time

Keywords: Stephens County Hospital, Athens , Nutrition Services-Late Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Toccoa, Georgia

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