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Cook, Full-Time- UPMC McKeesport

Description

Are you interested in a position that offers terrific benefits and opportunities to grow?  Do you enjoy working "hands-on" in a team environment?  Then you may be a perfect fit for our Cook position in the Dietary Department with UPMC McKeesport.

UPMC McKeesport is looking to hire a regular, full-time Cook to work various 8-hour shifts. This position will also work rotating weekends and holidays. Apply today to see where your career can go!

The pay for this position would be at the Nursing Assistant Level: $15.96/hr.


Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, a Cook is responsible for the planning and performing duties in cooking, preparing and dispersing a wide variety of main courses, vegetables, starches sauces, and special food for patients, retail areas, catering, and other points of service.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing proper service ware appropriately, pans/portions all products in an appetizing manner.
  • Carries out job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the service management vision of UPMC McKeesport which includes the demonstration of appropriate behavior toward patients, visitors, staff, peers, and physicians.
  • Notify the Operations Manager/Supervisor of any food item shortages in sufficient time to make necessary adjustments to the menu.
  • Assist in the training of new employees.
  • Observe sanitary regulations in handling and preparing foods and keep the work area clean.
  • Following daily production sheets, completes all hot production.
  • Retrieve, handle and store all products properly according to HACCP guidelines.
  • Accurately perform the duties of the assigned position within the designated period.
  • Product is prepared following standard recipes using proper HACCP techniques.
  • Break down leftover food items and store them properly.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one and a half to two years prior institutional/restaurant cooking experience is an asset.
  • Required knowledge in the use of most types of cooking equipment.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
ACHD or Serve Safe Food Certification is preferred.
 

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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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