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New Haven, CT
Aug 20, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY THE TEAMSTERS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT
Minimum - $15.25/hr.
Maximum - $24.96/hr.

SUMMARY

Responsible for the preparation of foods as per cycle/daily menus. Assists in the serving line and helps to maintain cleanliness.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 1. Reviews menus to determine the type and quantities of meats, vegetables and soups to be prepared; bakes, roasts, broils and steams meat, fish, vegetables and other foods as required; slices and/or portions meat, fish and poultry for serving.
  • 2. Provides assistance on the serving line. Reviews procedures and asks appropriate questions to ensure thorough understanding before beginning substitution duties. Carries out each task correctly and in its entirety. Serves on patient tray line. Carves and serves entree on cafe line.
  • 3. Maintains the cooking area in a clean, neat and orderly manner.
  • 4. Follows standardized recipes according to safe food handling techniques throughout each step of production for all food items in DOC/CTY and retail areas.
  • 5. Responsible for taking temperatures of food products and maintaining daily logs. Responsible for keeping accurate waste sheets in regards to their area.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    EDUCATION:

    High school graduate or GED required. **Employees employed by YNHH effective 9/12/2012 as a result of the acquisition of the Hospital of St Raphael may meet educational requirements with the applicable combination of education and experience and demonstration of current competences.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Two (2) to three (3) years in industrial food preparation.

    SPECIAL SKILLS:

    Must be able to read and understand English. Must be able to communicate clearly. Must be able to do mathematical calculations.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Is personally responsible for usage of amount of food products to be prepared in regards to food cost, inventory and leftover utilization under the direction of the food service managers/supervisors.

    COMPLEXITY:

    Must be able to follow standardized recipes and do the appropriate math that may be needed to scale recipes, as dictated by business warrants.

    PHYSICAL DEMAND:

    Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and be able to lift 50 lbs.

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    Job Info

    Job: 10868

    Department: Production Unit Dietary
    Category: Service & Trades
    Sub Category: FOOD & NUTRITION
    Status: Part Time With Benefits
    Shift: DAY/EVENING
    Hours: 24.000