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CommonSpirit Health Cook - Food & Nutrition in DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

(STARTING RATE OF PAY $15.00/HR) RATE WILL INCREASE BASED ON EXPERIENCE

MercyOne is a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping individuals live their best life.

With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne’s Central Iowa Region includes medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines.

Responsibilities

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • 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 quality standards, quantity demands and standardized recipes.

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

  • Forecasts production and utilizes leftovers to maintain efficient waste control program.

  • Processes food for storage and cooling following regulatory 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 temperatures internally and externally.

  • Inspects integrity of food products prior to use.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Two year’s experience in restaurant or food service preferred.

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

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Requisition ID 2021-173943

Employment Type Full Time

Department Food Service

Hours / Pay Period 75

Shift Day

Standard Hours 11:30am - 7:30pm

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Location IA-DES MOINES

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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