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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 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.

 

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: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2022637
Contact Name - External: Camiel Campbell
Contact Email - External: Camiel.Campbell@encompasshealth.com