Cook (22734)

Northern Light Health
Job Description

Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital

Department: Food and Nutrition Services

Position is located: Sebasticook Valley Hospital Pittsfield, ME

Work Type: Full Time / 32 Hours Weekly / Work Schedule Varies

To Apply visit: Career Opportunities and Jobs - Northern Light Health

Search Job ID "22734" or search keyword "Cook" and select Company "Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital"

Text "SVH Cook" to 207-506-0033 for more information.

**The successful candidate must be 18 years of age or older to meet regulations for the use of a meat slicer.**

Summary:

This position is to provide high quality food service to patients and all customers in an organized and efficient manner.  Assist dietician with clinical functions for patients.

Responsibilities:

- Consistently prepares nutritional healthy and presentable food accordingly to patient/staff menus, and catering requests.
- Manages and follows portion controls to eliminate waste and to save money.
- Performs inventory ordering and stocking
- Maintains clean work area and equipment
- Uses accepted standards for sanitary handling of foods including temperature control with documentation.
- Demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic diets
- Maintains a safe environment which includes knowing and understanding hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
- Reports and directly addresses identified environmental hazards when appropriate.
- Reports and directly addresses violations of patient safety policy and/or protocol when involved or observed.

Credentials:

Education:
* High School Diploma/General Educational Development (GED)

Working conditions:
Essential:
* Potential exposure to hazardous materials.
* Potential exposure to noise levels being uncomfortable.
* Potential exposure to noxious odors.
* Potential exposure to very hot or cold temperatures.
* Work with computers, typing, reading or writing.
* Lifting, moving and loading 30 to 50 pounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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