Cook - Food & Nutrition Services
Company: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Job Number: 191279
Department: Food & Nutrition Patient
Hours: Per Diem/On-call as needed
The Per Diem/On-call Cook I is responsible for preparing food
products utilizing basic cooking techniques, standard recipes and
plating guidelines; and meeting production schedules in accordance
with health, safety and sanitary procedures. This job processes
food items and ensures proper utilization, and storage, of food and
supplies within the kitchen. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness
of equipment, supplies, and work areas throughout the shift.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally
recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care.
With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our
recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group,
Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with
exceptionally talented peers at every level.
You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach
to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted
through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has
transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to
care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety
and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and
abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers
you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.
* High school diploma or equivalent.
* Current State of Washington Food Handlers Permit.
* Working knowledge of high-volume line cooking and safe food
* Demonstrated competency in basic food production methods such as:
slicing, cutting, shredding, grilling, frying and basic baking of
pre-packaged and frozen products.
* Ability to accurately read, interpret, and implement standardized
* Demonstrated competency in safely and accurately operating a
variety of commercial and food service equipment including, but not
limited to: knives, slicer, thermometers, measuring utensils,
scales, toaster, food warmer, chopper, mixer, blender, steamer,
oven, microwave, grill and fryer.
* Ability to manage several tasks and set priorities in high
volume, fast-paced environment.
* Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English
language at an 8th grade level.
* Ability to perform basic mathematical computations using units of
US currency, weight measurement, and volume.
* Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating
and maintenance instructions, recipes and procedure manuals.
* Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or
Preferred: Two years experience in a food preparation capacity.
Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our
patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your
professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that
includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing
education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the
most livable cities in the country, you will find that an
opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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