Fairview Health Services Cook - Woodwinds in Woodbury, Minnesota


Do you have a love and passion for food? Here at HealthEast we put love and care into every plate that we serve. Our passion to prepare and serve food extends beyond the kitchen. Prepares and serves hot and cold foods for all customers using standardized recipes and proper food handling techniques.


  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Prepares food per standardized recipes, production sheets and department service times

  • Ensures food is prepared per standardized recipes and production sheets to maintain quality standards

  • Practices proper infection control methods, including proper hand washing, personal hygiene, food handling and sanitation techniques

  • Checks food for proper temperature, flavor and appearance to ensure customer satisfaction

  • May assist with ordering, receiving and storage of food and supplies


  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred

  • 1 year experience of quantity food production required

  • Ability to read, write and speak English. Demonstrates ability to follow written and oral directions, including recipes, production sheets, etc. Knowledge of large kitchen equipment and how to use equipment properly. Knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation techniques

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

  • Math Basic Skills: Knowledge and skills related to applying mathematical tools and methods for routine calculations

  • Organization: Effective management of projects, deadlines, and work load prioritizing; putting things together in an orderly and functional whole

  • Safety Testing and Practices: Knowledge and application of safety practices, fire and disaster policies and procedures; safety testing, performance verification, and operations procedures for various types of equipment

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10809

Category Nutrition/Food Service

Contract Status NH

FTE 0.50

Authorized Hours 40

Shift Day/Evening Rotation

Standard Work Schedule 8 hour shifts every other weekend

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.