Cook II Job

Children's Health - Food Services Careers

Job Number: 50229

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 12-3-2016

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

This job is responsible for preparing food for patients, employees and visitors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preview menus to determine types and quantities of food be obtained and prepared.
  • Assist in preparing, seasoning and cooking foods for patients, Cafeteria, Catering and any other duties as required.
  • Assist with the setting up of Cafeteria / Patient Services and Catering. Serve in Room Service as necessary.
  • Ensure that all catered events are set up appropriately.
  • Inspect cooking equipment and utensils, maintain cleanliness and proper operation.
  • Observe and maintain required levels of sanitation throughout the food preparation process. Ensure that all foods meet standards for quality, freshness, taste and appearance.
  • Assist with the care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
  • Maintain all department and hospital policies and procedures.

EXPERIENCE:

3 years previous related experience required

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
  • Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.
  • Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.
  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.
  • Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:

Food handler card preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Medium - Exerting 20-60 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.


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