Cook
Location:
Sun City Center , Florida
Posted:
October 23, 2017
Reference:
00642-3343
South Bay

Help deliver superior service to the patients at South Bay Hospital, part of the HCA West Florida hospital system. Our team strives to provide effective and efficient care in our newly renovated 138-bed hospital. Our new ICU/PCU patient tower, enhanced lobby, Café at the Bay with outdoor seating, Chapel and Gift Shop opened recently with all new amenities for patients, our employee team and visitors. We are proud to be recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures five years in a row. We also hold disease specific certification by The Joint Commission in Stroke, Total Hip and Knee Replacement, Heart Failure, and Sepsis. With new communities breaking ground each year, this is an ideal location to experience our commitment to your career and our community. We support our talented staff with advanced technologies throughout our hospital and Centers of Excellence including:

* Chest Pain Center - Certified by the Society of Cardiovascular Care *Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a Gold Plus Award by AHA *10 Bed Emergency Department *New 26-bed ICU/PCU Critical Care Tower *Diagnostic Cath Lab *Center for Joint and Spine *Mammography and Women's Diagnostic Services *Surgical Specialties including General, Orthopedics, Urology and Gastroenterology

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.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

Qualifications:
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.
  • 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 20 lbs.
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations and to stand for long periods of time.
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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