Cook - Experienced - (Flexibility to work any shift)
The Cook, Nutrition and Dietetics, works under directive supervision in accordance with established practices, procedures and administrative policies; performs cooking/preparation duties preparing a variety of food items for patients, employees, special events, visitors and miscellaneous customers.
Qualifications: High school graduate or the equivalent. One year experience in producing quantity using the tools appropriate for the area. Demonstrated interest aptitude and ability for cooking. Knowledge of cooking techniques, procedures, time frames, temperatures, sanitation and equipment use/cleaning. Previous institutional cooking experience required. Ability to read, write and follow written and oral directions including recipes terms; knowledge of mathematics to include ability to measure, weigh, multiply and work with fractions to adjust recipes and production quantities. Good judgment and initiative in decisions regarding correct food items (special diets) quality, organizing one's daily tasks, cost controls portions, storage, sanitation and safety. Ability to judge food products in quality terms (flavor, aroma consistency, texture and temperature). Ability to work rapidly to meet time deadlines; performs work which requires continuous standing and lifting of materials with high requirements for good eyesight (i.e. read recipes judge products) and good arm and hand dexterity in operating equipment and hand preparation. Good eye/hand coordination essential. Ability to communicate with fellow workers and supervisor. Ability to work in hot kitchen around hot equipment and a variety of other potential hazards ranging from spills on floors to sharp cutting equipment (knives slicer). Ability to withstand changes in work environment temperatures (hot kitchen to cooler). An insensitivity to allergic reactions to required sanitation chemicals gloves food and supplies used and essential to the job. Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with other employees of the Food Service Department and other departments. Practices Team Care. Is courteous to customers and visitors. Practices confidentiality in patient matters.
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Human Resources, Division of Recruitment and Retention
Akron General Health System
400 Wabash Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44307
Akron General Health System is an equal opportunity employer.