HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cook in St Petersburg, Florida
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HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Cook to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and an employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity
The Cook performs a variety of tasks that facilitate the provision of food services and nutrition support to patients, employees and visitors. These duties include: * Prepares, seasons, and cooks food for patients, staff, visitors, and special functions. * Reviews menus to determine types and quantities of food. * Prepares quality food in sufficient quantities to cover all service requirements. * Coordinates timing of preparation in order to meet service schedules for patients, staff, visitors and catering services. * Adheres to standardization of recipes and portion control to prevent food waste and control cost. * Provides care and sanitation of equipment in production area. * Adheres to sanitation and safety standards (HACCP) * Participates in the process of ordering supplies. * Gives directions to personnel who assist in food preparation. * Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities. * Orients and mentors new staff members.
Job qualifications include: * Completion of formal training program in food preparation preferred. * Knowledge of basic principles and requirements of food safety and sanitation required. * Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets. * Minimum one (1) year of food service experience in quantity food preparation/production in a hospital, extended care facility, or other quality food service operation. * Previous experience in food preparation in a hospital preferred. * Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets. * Department of Health and Human Services certification preferred. * Certification in Basic Food Safety and Sanitation, "Certified Food Service Handler" or more in-depth Certification as Food Service Manager preferred. * Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs. * Ability to deal with stressful situations and to stand for long periods of time
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
Founded in 1976, Northside Hospital is a 288-bed facility located in the heart of South Pinellas County, Florida. Northside is part of the HCA West Florida Division of Hospitals, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of specialized healthcare programs that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in West and Central Florida communities.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job: *Food Services & Nutrition
Location: Florida-St Petersburg-Northside Hospital %26 Tampa Bay Heart Institute
Requisition ID: 01385-11491