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Job Description

The Cook prepares, seasons and cooks regular and therapeutic diets for patients, employees, visitors and special functions.

 

Job Code: 100069

 

 

License or Certification:

- Food handlers permit (if required by state or county regulations)


Total Education, Vocational Training and Experience:

- Training in food preparation for therapeutic diets, recent institutional cooking experience and special function cooking experience desirable. 

-  Knowledge of all A.A.C.C.P. guidelines, preferred.

- Knowledge of food safety guidelines, preferred


Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment, convection oven, mixer, steamer, gas range, grill, oven, microwave, toaster, blender, steam tables, fryer, food processor, scales, meat slicer


Physical Requirements:

- Ability to sit, stand for long periods, reach, push, pull and lift minimum of 20 pounds, stoop and kneel

- Ability to grasp and use fine finger movement, feel fine sensation to discern temperate and texture.


Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner

- Ability to communicate effectively in both writing and verbal arenas as well as via email.

- Ability to work independently without supervision.

- Ability to ensure sanitation of department


Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure

- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

- Wet surfaces and sharp objects and high noise levels possible - Hot and cold temperatures extremes

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.


Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.  

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e. before, during or after a disaster.

- Regular attendance and reporting on time to work is a requirement of position.



Address: 515 West 12th Street, Texarkana 75501
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2018213