COOK - Full Time

Job Description

Job ID: 1182771
Employment Status: Full-Time
Your Career. Made Better.

Built in a natural setting in Shiloh, Illinois, Memorial Hospital East is a 207,212 square foot hospital offering a complete line of services for our patients, visitors, and the community.As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital East provides employment for more than 450 people. 
 
Facts at a Glance:
•Private Patient Suites: 94
•Intensive Care Unit Beds: 6
•Surgical Suites: 4
•Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum (LDRP) Rooms: 16
•C-Section Rooms: 2
•Medical/Surgical Rooms: 72
•Emergency Department Treatment Rooms: 6
•Observation Rooms: 6
•Cardiac Cath Labs: 2
•MRI: 1
•CT: 1
•General Radiology Suites: 2
•Ultrasound: 2
•Nuclear Medicine Suite: 1
•Medical Staff: 294
•Allied Health Professional Staff: 80

The Food & Nutrition Service is responsible for providing high quality nutrition services to patients, staff and visitors on a daily basis.  Services also include vending machines and meeting/special event catering.


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Role Purpose

Performs a variety of food service production activities such as pre-preparation and preparation of hot and cold foods for patient services, retail and catering operations following all dietary requirements. Properly handles and stores food per applicable regulatory requirements.


Responsibilities

  • Preps and prepares food items by cutting, chopping, slicing, dicing, pureeing, marinating, etc. This includes washing, peeling, cutting, seeding vegetables/fruits, along with weighing and measuring designated ingredients.
  • Follows standardized recipes, producing food items by utilizing various cooking techniques such as sautéing, broiling, braising, blanching, baking, grilling, deep fat frying, and steaming using a variety of institutional equipment while meeting proper food quality and proper serving temperatures.
  • Properly chills and stores foods in designated areas following all labeling, dating, food safety guidelines and rotation procedures as well as completing designated food safety quality control logs.
  • Ensures compliance of special dietary requirements, nutritional restrictions, allergens, modified textures and other special dietary needs.
  • Cleans kitchen equipment, appliances, and work areas to ensure conformance to the highest level of sanitation.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 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