Mercy Medical Center Clinton Cook - Our Lady of Mercy Guilderland NY- Full Time - Days in Our Lady of Mercy Life Center - Guilderland, New York

Department:

3206_4001 Nutrition

Expected Weekly Hours:

37.5

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

Cook - Our Lady of Mercy Guilderland NY- Full Time - Days

Who we are?

St. Peters Health Partners – Samaritan Hospital is a member of Trinity Health

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

We offer great Benefits including: Competitive Pay, Paid Leave. Shift Differentials, just to name a few.

Samaritan Hospital is currently looking for a great cook who wants to share their joy of food with those who may have dietary restrictions but who will benefit immensely from the comfort of a well prepared meal!

Overall, working as a hospital cook is a great responsibility.

You have to be extra careful, as you are catering to the culinary needs of people who aren’t well.

In this role, you may be asked to perform some or all of the duties mentioned in the list below:

  • Look through each patients’ diet plan, and determine what ingredients will be required.

  • Prepare food items by cutting, chopping, marinating, and cubing meats, vegetables, and fruits.

  • Make soups and stocks, according to specified recipes, making sure that the right amount of seasoning is used.

  • Cook nutritious meals, according to standardized protocols, ensuring that cleanliness is given the highest priority.

  • Perform portioning activities on trays or platters, by following set instructions, on a per patient basis.

  • Oversee the cleanliness and sanitization of kitchen areas, such as counters, floors, and walls.

  • Perform predictive, preventative, and regular maintenance on kitchen appliances such as stoves, ovens, grills, fridges, and freezers.

  • Ascertain that food rotation activities are timely performed, so that food spoilage is kept in check.

Specifically, our cooking teams will:

  • Be responsible for preparation of quality food for patients, associates and guests using standardized MHCI recipes and production sheets.

  • Adhere to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe and sanitary food production.

  • Exhibit Professional behavior and Adhere to SPHP codes of conduct

  • Work harmoniously with others and understand and relate to specific ideas, as well as remember tasks and assignments given for longer periods of time (Several days +)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Read, write and speak English at a minimum 6’th grade level. Follow written and verbal instructions and complete high school level computational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 1+ years food production cooking experience, in healthcare environment desirable, but not required.

  • ServSafe

Please be aware for the safety and security of our colleagues and patients all new employees are required to undergo and pass all applicable state and federally mandated pre-employment screening requirements including:

  • Relevant Background Check/s

  • Drug Screen

  • PPD / Tuberculosis Test

  • Reference Check

We thank you for your interest in St. Peter's Health Partners and look forward to hearing from you soon!

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.