HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cook II in Conroe, Texas

The Cook performs a variety of tasks that facilitate the provision of food services and nutrition support to patients, employees and visitors. These duties include: * Prepares, seasons, and cooks food for patients, staff, visitors, and special functions.

  • Reviews menus to determine types and quantities of food.

  • Prepares quality food in sufficient quantities to cover all service requirements.

  • Coordinates timing of preparation in order to meet service schedules for patients, staff, visitors and catering services.

  • Adheres to standardization of recipes and portion control to prevent food waste and control cost.

  • Provides care and sanitation of equipment in production area.

  • Adheres to sanitation and safety standards (HACCP)

  • Participates in the process of ordering supplies.

  • Gives directions to personnel who assist in food preparation.

  • Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

Job qualifications include: * Completion of formal training program in food preparation preferred.

  • Knowledge of basic principles and requirements of food safety and sanitation required.

  • Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets.

  • Minimum one (1) year of food service experience in quantity food preparation/production in a hospital, extended care facility, or other quality food service operation.

  • Previous experience in food preparation in a hospital preferred.

  • Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets.

  • Department of Health and Human Services certification preferred.

  • Certification in Basic Food Safety and Sanitation, "Certified Food Service Handler" or more in-depth Certification as Food Service Manager preferred.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to deal with stressful situations and to stand for long periods of time

Title: Cook II

Location: Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe

Requisition ID: 06437-65469