Department
Nutrition Services
Position Code
01.8050.5166.4
Compensation
Not Specified
Education Required
High school education/GED
Shift
Day
Type of Position
Full-Time

Cook

Job Description:

This cook position is 10:30am to 7:00pm. Every other weekend required (position pays $1.50 more per hour for weekend shifts) JOB SUMMARY: The cook works as a team member of the Nutrition Services at Stillwater Medical Center through prepping, producing and cooking top quality foods for room-service, mobile-meals, and cafeteria while following the highest food safety and sanitation protocols. Ensures the safe and efficient use of all department resources and recommends improvements to services provided while working in partnership with the assigned staff.

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. High School diploma or equivalent required. Culinary Certification or education in a related field preferred 2. At least one year of cooking experience in food service 3. Knowledge of food safety and cooking techniques required. Cost control and inventory experience preferred 4. Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing 5. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain professional composure in high pressure situations 6. Ability to work independently as well as in a team PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Able to work in a latex burdened environment 2. Able to lift cases of groceries and containers of food that could weigh up to 50 lbs 3. Able to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time with extensive bending and reaching 4. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly 5. Able to utilize telephone for communication 6. Demonstrates adequate vision to read and prepare documents and labels, and give appropriate portion control JOB RELATIONSHIPS: 1. Reports to the Nutrition Services Supervisor, Hospitality Manager and the Director of Nutrition