Job Summary and Scope
Under the supervision of the Assistant Food Service Director, Cook II shall perform routine food preparation in collaboration with clinical nutrition staff to primarily provide patient care meals, with additional responsibility to prepare retail/catering services.
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality assurance programs
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops.
Adhere to all established systems and training programs to provide a safe environment. Complies with all OSHA regulations and other local, state and federal regulations.
Maintain the privacy, safety, and dignity of each patient by observing client patient confidentiality and by strictly adhering to HIPAA laws.
Maintain and adhere to all sanitation standards by following assigned cleaning schedules.
Adhere to food safety standards by maintaining temperature logs.
Provide excellent customer service to patients, clients and co-workers to ensure patient and customer satisfaction by addressing concerns and needs.
Exhibit professional behavior at all times in all areas of the workplace by reporting to work neatly groomed and in proper uniform.
Perform duties related to oven, steamer, range, grill, fryer, meat slicer and other equipment in accordance with appropriate safety standards.
Coordinate and maintain cooking schedule; review production sheets for daily food and meal preparation.
Collaborate with Assistant Food Service Director on providing equipment safety training to staff.
Prepare and serve patient care meals according to prescribed therapeutic diets and food safety standards while utilizing standardized recipes.
Conduct inventory and restocks assigned areas.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
SRMC Core Values
Integrity: Our words and actions match our values
To Serve: We put the needs of others before our own
Excellence: We strive to exceed expectations and/or standards in every activity, every encounter, and every initiative
Safety/Quality: We provide evidence based care, programs, services, and an environment that achieves the best outcomes
Teamwork: We enjoy the ability and power to work collaboratively to deliver exceptional service
Work Experience: 12 months of related experience
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Work Experience: 2 years of related experience
Conditions of Employment
Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference checks and a post offer drug screen.
Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).
Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Hospital required vaccinations
Hospital required competencies
Regularly exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat.
Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances.
Must be able to travel locally between facilities and within the surrounding community.
Med Hazards: Moderate exposure to chemicals, dangerous equipment/materials - requires caution.
UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center