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Cook-Main Kitchen-Lutheran

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:AM/PM relief shifts- with weekend rotation (Earliest shift starts at 4:15am and latest shift starts at 11am)20-40 hrs/wkThe Cook is primarily responsible for preparation of entrees, vegetables, soups, cereals, sauces, fried items and other food serviced from the production area. Other responsibilities include proper handling and storage of all food and sanitation of work the work area. It is the goal to produce attractive, palatable, nutritious, and safe food to all our customers.Sign-On Bonus: $1,500 paid out over 6 monthsWhy UnityPoint Health?Commitment to our Team - We've been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2023 by Becker's Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.Culture - At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.Benefits - Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.Development - We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. initiative to improve quality and customer service.Produces all hot production food items delegated to him/her during a given shift and supports the production team related to ordering, producing, portioning, and assembling, to ensure timely departure of all hot food to all customers.Appropriately handles and stores all food items in a safe, cost effective manner to ensure all state, local, and safety/sanitation measures are met. Any deviations are reported to the F&N Supervisor or Manager, or Senior Cook/Lead CookRecords all food and equipment temperatures according to task list.Ensures that equipment in the area is operational, properly maintained, used properly and safely, and is kept clean.Accepts responsibility for maintaining and adhering to all recipes/ procedures prescribed in order to produce palatable, attractive and safe food to all customers. Any deviations or adjustments are noted and discussed with the Supervisor on Duty, Manager, or Senior Cook/Lead Cook.Integrates and demonstrates Focus values and Expectations for Personal and Service Excellence to guide professional behaviors, while adhering to the policies and procedures of UnityPoint Health Des Moines.Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other's views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.Practice reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.Qualifications:Experience: 1 year cooking or food service experience.Education: High School diploma or GED required. Math Skills are required. Ability to read, write and speak fluent English. Must be able to lift 50 lbs., and stand for long periods of time.#DMFD123

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Des Moines , Cook-Main Kitchen-Lutheran, Hospitality & Tourism , Des Moines, Iowa

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