Sanford Health Lead Cook - SMCF Food Services in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Lead Cook | SMCF Food Services | Fargo
Department : Nutrition and Food Services - Medical Center - Fargo
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Performs all duties in food preparation as assigned. Provides daily direction to cooks and other assigned areas ensuring all departmental standards and goals are met. Prepares, cooks, seasons and portions food for patients, staff, and visitors of the designated facility, preparing and serving food within guidelines of menu and dietary requirements.
Adheres to food quality standards of appearance, taste, temperature and sanitation. Performs washing and cleaning duties to insure sanitation and cleanliness in cooking and serving areas. Maintains labeling and storage of food, equipment, and machinery. Prepares and provides the highest quality and safest food possible to patients, co-workers, team members and guests.
Works with many internal customers, requiring above average communication as well as excellent team work skills. Displays ability to cook, function and thrive in a dynamic and changing culinary environment.
Follows standardized recipes and Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines to prepare, store and use food and food products. Documents HACCP steps, temperatures and outcomes to assure the safest food possible while following production sheets for daily and weekly menus. Operates equipment such as, but not limited to, mixers, slicers, kettles, combination ovens, food grinders, food processors, ovens, stovetops, induction burners, grills, deep fat fryers, knives, dishwashers, garbage disposals, refrigerators and freezers.
Possesses ability to work independently when necessary. Possesses an understanding of food safety and sanitation processes. Exhibits understanding of basic math to appropriately measure alongside displaying proficiency in reading and understanding recipes. Demonstrates ability to be on feet for the majority of the day and walk far distances throughout the hospital.
Responds to day-to-day operational priorities while still making progress on project work. Recommends appropriate and safe seasonings and spices for flavor enhancement. Performs corresponding food and kitchen preparation for internal or external inspection. Mentors others to prepare them for responsibilities. Looks for and considers non-verbal cues from individuals and groups. Facilitates the development of clear team norms and values collaboratively with members. Educates others on local, state and federal regulations for FNS. Develops and uses checklists to insure that information goes out error-free. Communicates well downward, upward, and outward. Breaks tasks into manageable steps that can be incorporated into a personal work plan. Assesses and validates decision options and points and predicts their potential impact. Rotates menu choices to provide variety and choice within dietary guidelines.
This is a full-time position working 72 hours per pay period from 2:30pm-11:00pm. Weekend and holiday rotation included.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Possesses ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions. Ability to perform basic math. Depending upon location applying for, a minimum of two years experience and previous leadership experience preferred. On-the-job training will be provided.
Depending upon location of hire, Serv Safe may be required to obtain within a designated time frame.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
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Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD08924