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First Cook - Per Diem

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Requisition # HRC0573517

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What will you be doing in this role?

With minimal oversight, the First Cook ensures high quality of food processing by strict adherence to proper production techniques and the production order resulting in timely service to the customer. This position is responsible for the sanitation of all specialized cooking equipment assigned to the area. Performs all duties with sensitivity and attention to the cultural age, developmental, and environmental safety issues of the populations serviced. Works in collaboration with leadership staff to provide high-quality nutrition care and food service.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately assembles trays according to prescribed diets in a timely manner.
  • Accurately prepares food items according to standard production orders and/or recipes and completes frozen food production orders as assigned.
  • Demonstrates standard procedures for preparing meals for service.
  • Properly processes diet orders and mens; runs all required reports from nutrition software.
  • Prepares food inventory and requisitions in an accurate and clear manner
  • Accurately follows instructions and guidelines for the proper storage of food and supplies
  • Properly operates, sanitizes, and maintains equipment in the work area.
  • Demonstrates the correct services are cleaning and dish-washing procedures.
  • Accepts assigned duties in a cooperative manner.
  • Complies with policies and adapts to change in the unit as required.

Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • At least four (4) year of cooking or comparable work experience
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency is a requirement.

 

  • Working Title: First Cook - Per Diem
  • Department: Pat Food Spec
  • Business Entity: Clinical & Support Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Patient Services
  • Job Specialty: Food Services
  • Position Type: Per Diem
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Evening

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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