Cook

Universal Health Services Denton , TX 76201

Posted 2 weeks ago

One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

University Behavioral Health of Denton is a private freestanding psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care.

Serving North Texas and surrounding areas since 2005, we provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients.

Our inpatient and day hospital services offer supportive and compassionate care for adolescents and adults through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.

The Cook is responsible for the preparation and service of breakfast, lunch and dinner meals for patients and facility staff according to the approved menu cycle and production sheets.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience: High School Diploma/GED preferred.

Must have at least two (2) years experience in quantity cooking, a basic knowledge of modified diets; training in food service sanitation. experience utilizing industrial kitchen equipment and utensils; and some prior kitchen supervisory experience helpful.Licensure: Food service food handler's permit as required.

Open the kitchen and ensure organization of daily events.

Comply with facility and departmental policies and procedures regarding food services offered.

Follow menus and recipes as provided by the Dietary Manager and Dietician.

Prepare meals and beverages according to menu cycle and daily production sheet, providing

Accurately prepare food for modified diets, consulting with Dietician as required.

Complete and prepare meals in a timely manner as prescribed by posted meal times.

Follow posted cleaning schedule and ensure a clean work area and dining room at all times.

Document refrigeration and dish machine temperatures according to posted schedules.

Adhere to standards for food temperatures during cooking, serving and storage of leftovers.

Maintain walk-in freezer and storerooms in an orderly fashion, and properly date and label all

food items.

Adhere to appropriate portion control and avoid over production.

Comply with established guidelines for sanitation and safety.

Provide leadership to the other food service staff during shift.

Interact with patients in the serving line, offering assistance in the selection of a nutritionally

balanced meal.

Support and encourage harmonious working relationships within the department, as well as with

all employees in the facility.

Report any equipment malfunction immediately to the Food Service Manager.

Provide assistance with washing dishes and maintaining dish room in a clean and orderly fashion.

Adhere to facility, department, corporate, personnel and standard policies and procedures.

Attend all mandatory facility in-services and staff development activities as scheduled.

Adhere to facility standards concerning conduct, dress, attendance and punctuality.



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