Fairview Health Services  Cook First in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Cook First

Specialty Support Services (Non-Clinical)

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Department Nutrition Services

Hours per 2 weeks 32

Shift Rotating day/evening

Date Posted 02/23/2018

Job Number 18-71531

Job Description:

Food Preparation

  • Prepares food products to meet temperature and quality standards.

  • Follows standardized recipes weighing and measuring ingredients to assure products are consistent in quality and nutritional value.

  • Uses correct portioning utensils.

  • Assemble food within appropriate time frames.

  • Prepares bakery items per standardized recipes.

  • Develops and tests recipes as directed.

  • Completes all documentation related to production

  • Working with recipes, accurate measuring and responsibilities for meeting all food service deadlines.

  • This position involves baking, quantity cooking, batch cooking, and also some grill cooking in the retail operation.

Handle and prepare food in safe manner following HACCP standardized operating procedures

  • Takes and documents temperatures of food items and makes appropriate adjustments to achieve standards.

  • Holds food at appropriate temperatures and within established time limits.

  • Follows established hand-washing procedures.

  • Follows department dress and personal hygiene codes.

  • Follows employee health guidelines to prevent disease transmission.

  • Follows HACCP standards operating procedure for food storage, product rotation and thawing.

  • Stores and labels food and supplies following HACCP guidelines.

  • Follows procedures to prevent food contamination.

  • Coordinates and communicates with all internal customers in all service areas.

Sanitizes equipment and work area per assigned schedules and designated procedure.

  • Daily sweeps and mops floor as spills occur using approved methods and cleaning agents.

  • Maintains a “clean as you go” attitude demonstrated by a clean work area.

  • Cleans and sanitizes equipment after each use or per department cleaning Schedule.

  • Uses appropriate equipment and chemicals according to manufacturer’s recommendations.

  • Understands and uses appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) according to manufacturer’s recommendations.

  • Gathers soiled laundry and place in assigned area for pick up.

  • Maintains separate clean and dirty areas in work area.

  • Properly disposes of food waste and trash.

Takes responsibility for self and others in work area .

  • Contributes to a safe work environment

  • Actively participates in the productivity of the department

  • Is respectful of time and attendance guidelines. Uses time effectively

  • Adheres to standards related to safety

  • Practices appropriate infection control procedures

  • Responds appropriately in emergency situations

Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.

Hours per 2 weeks: casual

Job Qualifications:

  • Have HACCP food knowledge for safe food handling.

  • Restaurant experience would be beneficial.

  • Also have skills for following and developing recipes and a clear understanding of high quality foods.

  • Must be able to work as a team, and have familiarity for cooking equipment.

  • Baking experience and grill cook experience would be helpful as well.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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