Cook - PRN

University Of Arkansas Medical Center Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 6 days ago

Overview

PRN - Shift Varies

Cook in the Catering Department

The Cook collaborates with other cooks under the direction of the Assistant Director of Catering and the Supervisor to requisition, prepare, season, and cook a wide range of foods, including soups, salads and entrees for patients, employees, or patrons. The cook also assists with setting up and tearing down catering functions.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

Salary Range: $19,200 annually ($9.25 hourly)

Responsibilities

  • Cleans, cut, and cooks food items according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served

  • Delivers catering orders to the customers

  • Sets up and tears down the catering functions

  • Cleans and inspects equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation

  • May perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED; plus 1 year experience in institutional or commercial cooking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Formal Culinary Educations

  • ServSafe Certified

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

Physical RequirementsStand: ContinuouslySit: NeverWalk: ContinuouslyBend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: FrequentlyLift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs


Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: ContinuouslyTalk: OccasionallyHear: ContinuouslyTaste or smell: OccasionallyRead, concentrate, think analytically: FrequentlyPhysical Environment: Inside Medical Facility EnvironmentNoise Level: LoudVisual

Requirements:
Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity

Hazards: Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools


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