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 H.A.C.C.P.guidelines
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.
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
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: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 2022637
Contact Name - External: Camiel Campbell
Contact Email - External: Camiel.Campbell@encompasshealth.com