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Food and Nutrition ROOM SERVICE COOK

Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose of Job:
To prepare, cook and serve food items for patient needs and for public areas as needed.
Essential Duties:
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Prepare and cook according to recipes, methods and procedures for all different aspects of patient care
  • Prepare and cook as needed for catering events, special functions and retail support as needed.
  • Responsible for proper storage and handling of food products. Ensures proper food temperatures. Labels and dates all products according to established guidelines.
  • Follows all appropriate sanitation guidelines.
  • Responsible for cleaning all cooking, preparation, serving and storage areas and reporting equipment that needs repair or maintenance to supervisor.
  • Assists in training of new or part-time Caregivers.
  • Contributes to and supports Goals and Objectives of Food and Nutrition Services and the Health System.
  • Is flexible in working alternate schedules as required for the proper operations of the department.
  • Helps in solving work area problems by communicating ideas and solutions to supervisor and fellow Caregivers.
  • Maintains hospital standards by participating is in services, committees and continuing education programs, etc.
  • Proactive approach to daily work; take the initiative
  • Demonstrate customer service congruent with Sparrow's ICARE Value system.

    Job Requirements

    Work Experience
    • Two years cooking experience or one year Sparrow food and nutrition cook experience. • Previous short order experience. • Previous batch cooking experience Preferred • Previous commercial cooking and/or health care food production experience

    • High school diploma, GED or successful completion of 12 grades combined with continued enrollment in early college program Preferred • College courses in culinary field. • ServSafe Certification.

    Specialized Knowledge and Skills
    • Demonstrated high standard of customer service skills, self-motivation, problem solving and time management. • Demonstrated high volume, high quality food productions skills. • Demonstrated ability to prepare multiple items in a limited time frame, with expected accuracy. • Demonstrated knowledge of garnish, portion control, cost control, food handling and sanitation, and recipe interpretation and adherence. • Demonstrated written, verbal and communication skills. • Demonstrated commitment to job through past performance, attendance, contribution of ideas, cooperation with co-workers, supervisors and customers.

    Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

    *This is for all Full Time and Part Time Cook positions for Sparrow Hospital*
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Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , Food and Nutrition ROOM SERVICE COOK, Hospitality & Tourism , Lansing, Michigan

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