Cook II in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

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Job Description

Organization: HHC



Req ID:  1667 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Varied (Days/Evenings) 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 315-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

Starting at $13.00 per hour!

JOB SUMMARY:   The Cook II is responsible for the following essential job functions:     • Prepares food for Room Service and the Marketplace for customers according to menus/recipes and in correct serving portions as outlined by the menu   • Preps all assigned food items in timely manner and sets up station in order to accommodate the forecasted amount of customers for that particular day   • Demonstrates ability to plate food in a creative and eye-appealing nature   • Manages numerous customers in a polite and efficient manner   • Monitors food items for defects, irregularities in odor, color, taste, and reports to supervisor    • Completes prep orders and prep sheets and orders missing items from storage room   • Labels, dates and properly stores foods, utilizes the first-in-first-out system, has knowledge of time and temperature abuse in order to avoid potentially hazardous food conditions. Cleans equipment/work area used during and after the meal service   • Takes responsibility for safe sanitary handling of all food used, for safe use and utilization of cooking equipment   • Maintains proper sanitation that includes regular hand-washing, the proper use of disposable gloves, and keeping hair pulled back and covered at all times while in the kitchen  and grill area   • Maintains age specific and job specific competencies as described according to department/area/ and unit specific competencies   • Provides excellent customer service skills to external customers resulting in an increase revenues and patient satisfaction    REQUIREMENTS:    •         High School Diploma preferred or equivalent (GED) with 6 months experience dealing with quantity food preparation, cooking   •         Minimum of 2 years of related work experience that involved working on a line in a fast-paced establishment may be accepted in lieu of educational requirement

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.


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