Job: PRN Hospital Kitchen help - Cook

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Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Cook to join our team at Utah Valley Specialty Hospital, an award winning Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH).  Working at an LTACH will provide you with new experiences that you won't have anywhere else.  As part of a new and growing company, you have the chance to make a direct difference. Great benefits, great employees and great opportunities await you!

About our Company: The staff at Utah Valley Specialty Hospital believes that recovery is not just physical - it is also a very emotional experience. Patients need a caring, highly-trained and supportive team to maximize recovery and regain independence. The Specialty Hospital provides advanced long-term acute care, including high observation/critical care, for patients who require time to heal from catastrophic injury or illness. 

Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Food Service Manager, this position prepares or directs preparation of regular or special foods according to prescribed menus and recipes.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Follows established schedules in cooking, baking, sanitation.
  • Determines proper cooking time and temperature.
  • Cleans and sanitizes all food preparation equipment and ensures that it is kept in safe and operable condition.
  • Follows procedures in food cooling, hot food holding, and prevention of cross contamination. Follow all local and state health regulations.
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless service
  • Prepares meals according to specified menu and schedule with a minimum of waste.
  • Use standard food preparation utensils such as knives, spoons, tongs and whips
  • Operate power driven equipment.
  • Comprehend and make inferences from materials written in the English language.
  • Clean work area and equipment using broom, mop, sponge, cleaning solution or other appropriate tool or material.
  • Provides an environment conductive to safety for patients, visitors, and staff. Assess the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions.  Complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or the equivalent in education or experience
  • Food Handlers Permit required