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Chef - UPMC Pinnacle West Shore

  • Job ID: 411265396
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Patient Food Services
  • Location: Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg PA 17050
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.65 to $24.73 / hour

Description

Our team is growing and we have a variety of opportunities available for Patient Food Services. If you’re passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers great benefits and plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore this opportunity today!  

Purpose:
Coordinate and assist with the activities of assigned personnel involved with preparation, service and clean-up of food for retail operations, patient service and/or catered events provided by the UPMC Food Service Department.

This position will work variable hours based on the needs of the department including every other weekend and holiday.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform quality accountability procedures both on an ongoing individual basis and in coordination with patient and non-patient managers/supervisors
  • Monitor performance of catering kitchen equipment, notify Food Service Management of malfunctions, initiate corrective action.
  • Instruct and assist all kitchen food production staff in preparation of products.
  • Evaluate smell, taste, texture, temperature, appearance and recipe adherence of food produced.
  • Ensure adherence to standards in all phases of operation to include retail, patient service and catering.
  • Emphasize the importance of excellence in service guests and staff
  • Coordinate all catering, retail and patient service kitchen food production activities including, but not limited to: determining quantities to be prepared; appropriate food production methods and recipe adherence; appropriate portioning, plate assembly and merchandising; distribution of products to all points of service; food protection and storage techniques; inspection of purchased raw materials/supplies; completion and accounting of food production records.
  • Assist with supervision of sanitary maintenance of kitchen, performs daily cleaning tasks.
  • Assist with human resource functions under the direction of Food Service Management.

Qualifications

  • HS diploma/GED required.
  • Formal culinary training with cert./degree preferred
  • 2 years quantity food prep. experience required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days.

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct