BJC Careers

Cook - 6a-2:30p rotating weekends / holidays

Columbia, MO
Nutrition and Food Service


Job Description

Job ID: 1172988
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

 

The Nutrition and Food Services department provides good-tasting, attractive meals designed to meet the nutritional needs of our patients, staff and visitors. The meals are prepared and served by staff trained in quantity food production, food safety and sanitation. The clinical staff of registered, licensed dietitians assess the nutritional needs of each patient to ensure adequate nutrients are provided to meet individual requirements for healing and to provide education to attain and maintain good health. The dietitians are supported by a group of diet technicians who assist patients with menu selection, nutritional supplements and between meal snacks as prescribed to optimize health.


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Role Purpose

The Cook performs a variety of food service production activities such as pre-preparation and preparation of hot and cold foods for patient services, retail and catered operations.


Responsibilities

  • Prepares food items as assigned according to standardized recipes, food preparation guidelines and sanitation standards.
  • Consistently checks food for quality and correct temperature.
  • Maintains cost control and minimizes waste when preparing food.
  • Accommodates and has knowledge of special dietary requests.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • ServSafe Certification

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer