Job Title: Cook Job Code: 880136
DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
Responsible for safe, accurate and consistent preparation of food (approximately 250 patients and residents, 350+ employees, and 100 off-site meals at Lincoln campus or 110 patients and 250+ employees at Omaha campus). Work requires walking, stooping, lifting up to 50 pounds, and standing. Work requires alternate weekends and holidays. Area is frequently hot, humid, and slippery. Must be able to effectively communicate with his/her supervisor, coworkers and customers. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions, and adapt quantity of ingredients as needed. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for the department and Madonna as a whole, including the mission and values for the department and facility.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Medium work with frequent lifting. Occasional lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Frequent lift and carry of 25 pounds. Constant walking with maximum duration of 30 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and other surfaces. Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained periods. Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels. Requires frequent pushing and pulling generating up to 40 pounds force to move food carts on tile, carpet and other surfaces for maximum distance of 1500 feet. Frequent grasping of both hands requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent stooping, bending, and twisting are required. Constant near visual acuity, ability to smell and taste, ordinary hearing and speaking skills required. Nearly 100% of work is inside. Frequently hot and humid. Exposure to chemicals, boiling water, steam and wet floors.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
High School equivalency preferred. Two years work experience in institutional food service setting required. Six months education and training in quantity food preparation and diet therapy desirable. Must have ability to produce standardized food products. Must possess ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Computer skills preferred. Current Prep/CookFood Handler permit if required by the county.
Background checks are conducted. When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital