Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
175 Lancaster Blvd
We are looking for a Cook for our Nutrition Services Department -NO Late Nights!
The Cook prepares, seasons and cooks regular and therapeutic diets for patients, employees, visitors and special functions.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
Follows menus, recipes, and oral instructions in the preparation of various foods.
Properly displays food on the serving line or on platters for banquets.
Serves appropriate portion sizes based on menu specifications.
Plans timing of preparation of the food to ensure food satisfaction.
― Ensures satisfaction regarding taste, texture, temperature and appearance.
Covers, labels, and dates all left-over or opened foods and effectively uses left-overs.
Apportions servings according to menu combinations or orders for patients.
May assist in ordering the inventory of food/supplies, as needed.
Prepares daily food production reports for submission to supervisor as needed.
Prepares or directs distribution of food to units as required.
Monitors and records refrigerator and freezer temperatures.
Monitors and records temperatures on patient and cafeteria steam table.
May require supervision of other department staff members in absence of manager.
Performs all cleaning responsibilities as assigned and maintains a clean workspace.
Organizes, plans, and manages time effectively to complete assignments.
Meets position requirements and performs essential functions.
Completes mandatory training and courses required by completion date.
Job Code: 100069
License or Certification:
Food handlers permit (if required by state or county regulations).
Training in food preparation for therapeutic diets, recent institutional cooking experience, and/or special function cooking
Knowledge of all H.A.C.C.P. guidelines.
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:
Visual acuity, speech recognition, speech clarity.
Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling exceeds these minimum requirements.
Ability to safely push/pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds on wheels, with assistance, if necessary. The push/pull weight will be based on a loaded maximum weight of 200 pounds per cart. Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.
Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required.
Skills and Abilities:
Oral communication, written communication, fluency in English, active listening.
Information ordering, deductive reasoning, social perceptiveness, time management, critical thinking.
Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
Ability to work independently without continuous supervision.
Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.
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:
Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.
Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance and punctuality.
Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge.
Adheres to Standards of Business Conduct.
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.
May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
This position will support cultural diversity by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.
Address: 175 Lancaster Blvd., Mechanicsburg 17055
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 2219524