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Banner Health Senior Cook in Tucson, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Tucson, Arizona

Department Name:

Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp

Work Shift:

Varied

Job Category:

Facilities, Environmental Services, and Culinary

Top Pay, Excellent Benefits & Fantastic Growth Opportunity!

Make a difference in your life and Join Banner Now!

The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. The future of health care starts here. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.

The Culinary and Nutrition Department is made up of a diverse cultural team. This is a great opportunity into the healthcare industry. As a member of our team you will work with top of the line industry equipment and enhance your organizational skills, time management, communication and problem solving abilities.

As a Senior Cook you will prepare fresh hot foods for production and retail services. You may also assist in preparing and serving hot foods for patients, retail dining and other special events. Prior healthcare experience is a plus as well as high volume short order cook experience in a very fast paced environment. You will partner with the teams responsibilities with dishwashing, food prep, unboxing foods and supplies, pulling new inventory, restocking shelves while providing premier customer service.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

University Medical Center South Banner - University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and a Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders-designated senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position produces all required food items based on information obtained from production sheets, catering requests, prep sheets and any other approved source. Plans and conducts daily work to meet food production and service time requirements.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Prepares and cooks hot and cold food items using standardized recipes and calculates production quantities based on production forecast, tally sheets and catering orders.

  2. May be assigned to work in the retail cafe grill area, and/or cook breakfast items.

  3. Records over production and run outs. Writes directions and calculates production quantities.

  4. Checks and logs food and equipment temperatures and reports any problems to the supervisor. Reports all needed equipment repair.

  5. Maintains par levels of food and supplies in assigned areas, orders and/or restocks items in accordance with established routines, rotates food stocks, checks freshness dates.

  6. Keeps assigned work areas clean and in an orderly manner.

  7. Assists other kitchen and dietary staff as needed and assigned. May oversee the scheduled shift for efficiency.

  8. Department responsibilities only, normally deals with internal staff. May deal with customers in grill or exhibition position in retail units. Follows established procedures, recipes and work routines under general supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires the knowledge and abilities in institutional food production normally acquired with one or more years of work experience in production cooking. Must be able to learn and follow established policies and procedures, read and understand written and verbal instruction, communicate effectively, and perform simple math calculations. Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to perform tasks within limited time frames. Must be able to follow production and cleaning schedules, use chemicals safely, read thermometers and follow safety requirements.

Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or Olive Branch Senior Center must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

All onsite food service equipment including stoves, ovens, steam-jacketed kettles, tilt skillet, broiler, steam table, grill, deep fryer, slicer, Buffalo Chopper, mixer, food carts, dish racks, cleaning equipment and hazardous chemicals used in cleaning and sanitation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans (https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo)

Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

Privacy Policy (https://www.bannerhealth.com/about/legal-notices/privacy)

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability

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