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.
Responsible for the preparation of foods as per daily menus for patients and customers and guests. Serves on the patient and/or cafeteria serving line and helps maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen. Keeps a positive and professional attitude in the department at all times.
High School diploma, and graduate of a culinary or cooking trade school.
2-5 years of previous culinary experience required; healthcare culinary experience preferred.
ServSafe certified or become certified within 6 months of hire
Must be able to read, write and speak English. Must be able to read and follow a recipe. Attractively garnishes plates and trays and pans.
Daily physical activity, required ability to stand and walk more than 7 hours per day for a full-time shift and the entire shift for part-time shifts, with the ability to reach and bend. The position also requires lifting, pushing, pulling carts, pallets, food and supplies. This can include occasionally pushing supplies on a cart up to 150 pounds, frequently up to 75 pounds and continously up to 50 pounds. Must be able to lift heavy to moderate weight the entire shift ( 30 - 50 pounsds). Work environment involves moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and /or loud noises which require following basic safety precautions and working with cleaning chemicals and sharp knives requiring personal protective equipment (ppe) provided. Often works in hot humid conditions, occasionally very cold areas. Standing, lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying medium to heavy weight objects for 7.5 hours