COOK - Food Services Patient; 80 Hrs; Days

Location: METROHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER

Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: 1030a-7p, Rotating Weekends & Holidays

For nearly two centuries, the MetroHealth System's mission has been focused on delivering high-quality patient-centered care to all communities in Northeast Ohio.

As a member of our Dining Services team, you will support our patients and caregivers by preparing and serving restaurant-quality meals in our state-of-the-art facility. With stable hours, competitive pay, paid-time off and generous benefits, MetroHealth is a great place to pursue your hospitality career. Plus, there are opportunities to grow and learn about health careers within our System.

In this role, you will perform a variety of cooking and food preparation to provide quality food for the satisfaction of our patients/customers.

Required Qualifications:

- HS Diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam

- Possess a Level Two Person in Charge Food Protection Certification from an Ohio Department of Health approved issuing body (i.e. ServSafe, etc.) or obtains within 90 days of hire.

- 1 year of experience in high-volume food service and/or high-quantity food production cooking.

- Understanding of basic food preparation and cooking methods.

- Ability to comprehend the English language when reading recipes, maintaining logs, and communicating in the kitchen.

- Ability to clearly and accurately verbalize menu options to the customer.

- Ability to perform simple mathematic calculations, especially as they pertain to cooking measurements.

Preferred qualifications:

- Completion of an accepted culinary certification or proof of completing culinary coursework.

- Possess a basic understanding of therapeutic diet plans.

Physical Requirements:

- May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day.

- May need to sit or stand for extended periods.

- See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

- Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

- Ability to climb intermittently during the day.

- Ability to push/pull/lift 100-300 pounds.

- Ability to see computer monitor and departmental documents.

- Requires some exposure to chemicals and cleaning products.

- Requires exposure to warm and cold temperatures.