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Cook, 1st

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Holy Name Medical Center is a leading healthcare facility dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care to our community. We are committed to fostering a dynamic and inclusive work environment for our employees.

A Brief Overview
Performs a variety of tasks and food preparation. Cooks food items for meal service/patient service.

What you will do

  • Review written patient/cafeteria and all other menus and production sheets
  • Follow standardized recipes when cooking
  • Prepare patient/cafeteria meals as directed
  • Maintain required records of food temps
  • Provide quality customer service
  • Perform any related duties as assigned
  • Cook in small/large batches
  • Follow HACCP guidelines
  • Document leftovers
  • Clean all equipment
  • Participate in test trays
  • Follows proper label, dating and dot system

Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Or equivalent Required and
  • culinary degree Required

Experience Qualifications

  • 1-3 years Three years of cooking experience needed. Required and
  • Cafeteria kitchen experience Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop on a consistent basis (High proficiency)
  • Ability to function independently. (High proficiency)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills (Medium proficiency)
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal direction (Medium proficiency)
  • Ability to sit stand for extended periods. (High proficiency)

Licenses and Certifications

  • SAFE Serve Certification Serve Safe Certification within 1 Year Required

Holy Name Medical Center is a comprehensive, 361-bed hospital offering leading-edge medical practice and technology administered in an environment rooted in a tradition of compassion and respect for every patient. Holy Name provides high quality health care across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, early intervention, treatment options, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The Medical Center offers a robust roster of primary care and specialty physicians, and its Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing provides academically competitive registered nurse and licensed practical nurse education programs. Ranked among the top hospitals in New Jersey and the nation for patient care, clinical performance, consumer value and workplace excellence, Holy Name has been recognized by NJBIZ's as one of the "Best Places to Work in New Jersey" every year since 2006 - the only hospital to have earned this honor. The Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, is Magnet-recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, consistently earns Hospital Safety Grade A scores from Leapfrog Group, and is a national model for culturally sensitive care. Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.