Cook
Highlands Behavioral Health - Littleton, CO

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Under direct supervision, this position consists of preparing food for patients, hospital and medical staff, and maintaining the Dietary Department in a sanitary manner.

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES:

1. Prepares food for patients, cafeteria and medical staff.

2. Maintains safe and sanitary conditions of work area.

3. Performs related duties as assigned.

4. Collaborates with hospital personnel and medical staff to ensure optimal patient care.

5. Promotes a positive working environment and guest relations.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

A High School education or equivalent is preferred. Experience as a cook or cook’s helper required; experience in an institutional food service facility or catering background is preferred.

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

1) Must be able to work successfully under highly stressful conditions;

2) Must be able to make sound, independent judgments based on ethical principles;

3) Must be able to comprehend and perform oral and written instructions and procedures;

4) Must be able to collaborate with other multidisciplinary team members in an appropriate fashion;

5) Must be capable of adapting to varying workloads an work assignments on a constant basis;

6) Must have effective comprehensive reading skills, strong communication skills, written and verbal.

7) Must have math skills to enable calculation of recipes and diets.

8) Must possess a valid Colorado Drivers License in order to drive hospital vehicles or on hospital business.

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