Cook

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute Georgetown , TX 78626

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking for a skilled Cook to prepare delicious meals according to menu. This position is responsible for accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, sauting or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating. Must be knowledgeable of and consistently compliant with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, recipes, policies and procedures. You must be deft in moving around the kitchen and apt in multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is also important.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area.
  • Handles, stores, labels, and rotates all products properly and in accordance to applicable state laws.
  • Assists the Dietary Manager with kitchen duties as assigned.
  • Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
  • Promptly reports equipment and food quality issues to the Dietary Manager.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Dietary Manager.
  • Must be able to work weekends as assigned.
  • Must be able to adjust recipes to achieve desired results. Must be able to read and comprehend recipes or instructions on prepackaged products. Ability to read, convert and adjust mathematical measurements for recipe adjustments.
  • Must be able to use kitchen equipment such as knives, slicers, mixers and dishwashers; knowledge of the hygiene factors involved in food preparation; knowledge of cleaning products and the appropriate methods of cleaning a variety of surfaces.
  • Must be able to work independently, in a result restricted physical environment for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work weekends as assigned.
  • Must be able to adjust recipes to achieve desired results. Must be able to read and comprehend recipes or instructions on prepackaged products. Ability to read, convert and adjust mathematical measurements for recipe adjustments.
  • Must be able to use kitchen equipment such as knives, slicers, mixers and dishwashers; knowledge of the hygiene factors involved in food preparation; knowledge of cleaning products and the appropriate methods of cleaning a variety of surfaces.
  • Must be able to work independently, in a result restricted physical environment for extended periods of time.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the hospital.

Requirements

  • Education: High School degree or equivalent preferred or two (2) years work experience required.
  • Required Licenses: Valid Food Handlers Certificate or must obtain within 30 days of accepting the position.
  • Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience as a cook in a commercial environment, preferably in a healthcare setting
  • Additional Requirements Must be available for weekend, day, and night shifts as assigned. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.
  • Screening: Must successfully pass background check, drug screen, physical and be able to provide positive employment references.
  • Physical Demands: With or without reasonable accommodations, must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand for sustained period of time, walk, pull, lift, raise and move objects from position to position (up to 50 lbs), finger grasp; feel sizes, shapes, temperatures, and textures; express or exchange ideas orally and potentially loudly, accurately, or quickly; visually detect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, observe, inspect, assess; perceive the nature of sound with or without correction; perform repetitive motions of the wrist, hands, or fingers. Light work most of the time, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently; and occasionally medium work, that is exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently.

If you are among the most competitive and qualified candidates for the job, you will be contacted directly by one of our hiring managers. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries regarding your application status. Good Luck & we hope to meet you soon!

Georgetown Behavioral Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Benefits

Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k) and a generous amount of paid time off.

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