Cook - Food and Nutrition - FT .9375

Compensation

: $37,090.00 - $74,580.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Food Services



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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 75
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Prepares and cooks a variety of hot and cold foods withquality in taste and visual appeal. Participates in the planning,requisitioning, handling, storing and serving processes. Maintains clean,sanitary work area and practices food safety regulations.

CORPORATEPHILOSOPHY STATEMENT:

It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy MedicalCenter to abide by and promote the mission and core values of the Spirit ofMercy.

CORPORATE POLICY STATEMENT:

It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy MedicalCenter to comply with Mercy's mission, values, standards of conduct, policies,procedures and related practices (e.g. Dress Code, Time and Attendance, andother policies)

HIPAA SECURITY COMPLIANCE:

Security Access:Low 'Incumbent has no access to confidential information and mustcomply with the terms of the Mercy Medical Center Security Policies as itapplies to their job role.'

ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS:

  • Efficientlyrequisitions, inspects, prepares, cooks, cools and portions large and smallquantities of meats, vegetables, cereals, soups, fruits and other forms of foodin accordance with quality standards, quantity demands and standardizedrecipes.
  • Recommendsrecipes, menus and changes in recipes and cooking methods to improve quality offood; forecast specific quantities of menu items to be produced; maintainsnecessary food production records.
  • Forecastsproduction and utilizes leftovers to maintain efficient waste control program.
  • Processesfood for storage and cooling following regulatory codes.
  • Labels and dates items as required.
  • Maintains organized, clean production area,equipment, utensils and tools.
  • Cleans work area, including but not limited to,ovens, stove, grill, and tables.
  • Lifts trays and pans of food from ovens,steamers, and other equipment.
  • Assistsin other areas as required.
  • Monitorsrefrigerator and freezer temperatures internally and externally.
  • Inspectsintegrity of food products prior to use.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Two year's experience in restaurant or food service preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Additional Information

Associated topics: dairy, diet, dietary, dietician, food, icf mr, nutritional, sfs, swine, wic * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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