Cook - Gettysburg Hospital - Full Time, Days/Evenings, Rotating Weekends/Holidays

Gettysburg, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 69843

Job Description

Under direct supervision of the Executive Sous Chef (and/or Production Team Leader), performs a variety of tasks to assist in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of food for hospital patients, employees and visitors. Follows standard practices, procedures and sanitation. Follows standardized recipes.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepares, seasons and cooks food including meats, fish, poultry, and vegetables.
  2. Demonstrates knowledge of how to cook all food on the menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  3. Previews menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of meats, vegetables, soups, salads and desserts to be obtained and prepared.
  4. Plans and coordinates cooking schedules so that foods will be ready at required times.
  5. Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipes.
  6. Sets up utensils and food supplies when needed and is able to use a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment including grinders, slicers, mixers and blenders.
  7. Alerts supervisor to problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies. Detects and reports spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment or other unusual conditions.
  8. Ensures that all foods prepared meet existing standards for quality, freshness, taste and appearance.
  9. Ensures that all cooking equipment and utensils are inspected and maintained for cleanliness and proper operation.
  10. Ensures that required HACCP guidelines are maintained throughout the food preparation process.
  11. Prepares, sets up, and tears down steam table and serving line.
  12. Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
  13. Maintains appropriate records, reports, and files as required.
  14. Attends meetings as required.
  15. Performs other related duties as identified.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 6 months
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Minimum Field Of Expertise:
    • Knowledge of cooking methods/procedures, including types of preparation and related
    • routines
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Training in institutional food preparation
  • Physical Demands:
    • Moderate physical effort (lift/carry 11 to 25 lbs)
    • Frequent prolonged standing/walking
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)