Banner Health Cook in Tucson, Arizona

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Cook

The Culinary and Nutrition Department provides a variety of services. We have multiple retail locations we provide prepare and sell food to which include the North Cancer Center Healing Garden Cafe, Route 66 Cafe and the main cafe at TC. Our retail locations are open from 6:30 am until midnight for guest and staff to visit. Within the department we prepare and deliver meals for inpatients who call to our room service call center to place their orders between 6am-9pm. We provide bulk items like juices and applesauce to all inpatient units as well to offsite clinics who require items for patients. The Culinary and Nutrition Department also manages the inpatient and outpatient dietitian team who preform nutrition consults per physician order. They address nutritional needs and reduce the complexities of malnutrition to help minimize length of stay and associated complications.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge

  • This position requires the knowledge and abilities in institutional food production normally acquired with one or more years of work experience in production cooking.

  • Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required.

  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to perform tasks within limited time frames.

  • Must be able to follow production and cleaning schedules, use chemicals safely, read thermometers and follow safety requirements.

Schedule:

Full time; evening schedule; 2:00PM-10:30PM.

Added 18% night differential rate for hours worked from 7:00PM-7:00AM

Location:

Banner University Medical Center

1501 North Campbell Ave.

Tucson, AZ 85724

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About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson

Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. For more information about Tucson, please visit:

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position produces all required food items based on information obtained from production sheets, catering requests, prep sheets and any other approved source. Plans and conducts daily work to meet food production and service time requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares and cooks hot and cold food items using standardized recipes and calculates production quantities based on production forecast, tally sheets and catering orders.

  • May be assigned to work in the retail cafe grill area, and/or cook breakfast items.

  • Records over production and run outs. Writes directions and calculates production quantities.

  • Checks and logs food and equipment temperatures and reports any problems to the supervisor. Reports all needed equipment repair.

  • Maintains par levels of food and supplies in assigned areas, orders and/or restocks items in accordance with established routines, rotates food stocks, checks freshness dates.

  • Keeps assigned work areas clean and in an orderly manner.

  • Assists other kitchen and dietary staff as needed and assigned. May oversee the scheduled shift for efficiency.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

This position requires the knowledge and abilities in institutional food production normally acquired with one or more years of work experience in production cooking. Must be able to learn and follow established policies and procedures, read and understand written and verbal instruction, communicate effectively, and perform simple math calculations. Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to perform tasks within limited time frames. Must be able to follow production and cleaning schedules, use chemicals safely, read thermometers and follow safety requirements.

All onsite food service equipment including stoves, ovens, steam-jacketed kettles, tilt skillet, broiler, steam table, grill, deep fryer, slicer, Buffalo Chopper, mixer, food carts, dish racks, cleaning equipment and hazardous chemicals used in cleaning and sanitation.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 200259

Facility Banner - University Medical Center Tucson

Shift Day

Department Banner-- Univ Med Ctr Tucson - Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp

Position Type FT: Full-Time

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Street Address 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

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City & State US-AZ-Tucson

Posting Category Culinary Services / Nutrition

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