Prepares a wide variety of foods ensuring the attractiveness, palatability, and temperature of food in accordance with standardized recipes and standard operating procedures . Complies with Christiana Care, federal, and state health codes.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates a patient/customer "comes first" attitude.
Greets patients, visitors, customers, and co-workers with a smile and pleasant manner.
Demonstrates quality customer service.
Practices service recovery.
Demonstrates understanding and executes CCHS Core Values - Excellence and Love.
Interacts with patients, families, co-workers, management, physicians, and other department staff in a compassionate manner, demonstrating empathy, sensitivity, patience, and mutual respect.
Demonstrates ability to read and follow assignments, completing within established time frames and maintains a high level of productivity without direct supervision.
Communicates pertinent and vital information and feedback to co-workers and supervisors.
Follows written and verbal instructions as directed.
Assumes an active role to keep informed about changes in policies, procedures and equipment, completes mandatory education, attends and participates at meetings, and is willing to be taught, coached, and/or mentored by others.
Adheres to Christiana Care and department policies and procedures.
Complies with Christiana Care and department sanitation/safety responsibilities in the performance of all job assignments in accordance with Federal and State Health codes.
Prepares a wide variety of foods, such as: meats, fish, poultry, fresh, frozen, canned, and dehydrated vegetables, ensuring the attractiveness, palatability, and temperature of food in accordance with standardized recipes and standard operating procedures.
Produces items focusing on merchandizing and eye appeal.
Demonstrates ability to extend recipes to meet production numbers based on requested amounts.
Demonstrates ability to test cooked food by tasting and smelling, and takes corrective action as required.
Ensures that all perishable items are dated, rotated and served utilizing the FIFO guidelines.
Discusses with supervision all leftovers for run-outs.
Demonstrates ability to keep own work areas clean and organized at all times.
Demonstrates ability to maintains food dating, labeling, and correct shelf organization in cook's walk-in and keeps area organized and clean.
Demonstrates ability to handle all equipment using proper methods and procedures.
Reports any equipment malfunction to supervision.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established infection prevention, sanitation and safety procedures.
Reports to a supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other related duties as directed.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduate or equivalent.
6 months food service experience preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.