Catholic Health Initiatives Cook - West Lakes Clinical Nutrition Services - FT .937 (Varied) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Cook - West Lakes Clinical Nutrition Services - FT .937 (Varied)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Prepares and cooks a variety of hot and cold foods with

quality in taste and visual appeal. Participates in the planning,

requisitioning, handling, storing and serving processes. Maintains clean,

sanitary work area and practices food safety regulations.

ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS :

  • Efficiently requisitions, inspects, prepares,cooks, cools and portions large and small quantities of meats, vegetables,cereals, soups, fruits and other forms of food in accordance with qualitystandards, quantity demands and standardized recipes.

  • Recommends recipes, menus and changes in recipesand cooking methods to improve quality of food; forecast specific quantities ofmenu items to be produced; maintains necessary food production records.

  • Forecasts production and utilizes leftovers tomaintain efficient waste control program.

  • Processes food for storage and cooling followingregulatory codes.

  • Labels and dates items as required.

  • Maintains organized, clean production area,equipment, utensils and tools.

  • Cleans work area, including but not limited to,ovens, stove, grill, and tables.

  • Lifts trays and pans of food from ovens,steamers, and other equipment.

  • Assists in other areas as required.

  • Monitors refrigerator and freezer temperaturesinternally and externally.

  • Inspects integrity of food products prior touse.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Highschool diploma or GED preferred.

  • Two year’sexperience in restaurant or food service preferred.

  • Excellentcustomer service and communication skills.

Job Food Service/Housekeeping

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Varied

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 74.96

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0169233

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.