Virginia Hospital Center
Arlington, VA
Jul 23, 2021
Aug 04, 2021
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Overview: Cook Looking for your next career opportunity? Look no further, at Virginia Hospital Center, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession. Our Food and Nutrition Services Department is in need of an enthusiastic Cook who will perform tasks such as cooking and presenting meals for patients, employees and customers of Virginia Hospital Center. The cook will follow proper food handling procedures, maintain production records and HACCP controls, and participate in catering and special events as required. The ability to work under minimal supervision and accomplish tasks in a fast paced environment following departmental guidelines is required. As a member of the Mayo Clinic Network and a Magnet Hospital, we are dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for our patients and employees. Come join a hospital that dedicated to you and your career. Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years. - Earning the 2016 Top Hospital award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in hospital safety and quality for the second year in a row, VHC consistently achieves the highest levels of patient satisfaction. - Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations). - VHC is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. - In 2016, VHC earned the Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award and the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from HealthGrades. - VHC is a 394-bed, all-private room Hospital that strives to provide continued excellence for our employees and patients. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent is preferred Minimum of two years experience as a cook in a healthcare facility or restaurant required One year of basic mathematics skills required. Special Skills/training needed to perform job or operate equipment, including ovens, steamers, slicers, computers, pagers, telephones, photocopiers, and fax machines. Responsibilities: Prepares food items in a timely fashion following production time schedules, prescribed recipes, procedures and guidelines. Prepares regular and modified foods for patient and customers utilizing diet modification guidelines and recipe compliance. Assists with menu development, serving food items, cash handling, food ordering demonstration cooking and patient tray assembly. Participates in food and equipment product evaluation. Follows proper food handling procedures including maintaining food in a temperature safety zone. Maintains and sanitizes work area and all related equipment. Benefits: Pay & Benefits: In addition to salary, the benefit package includes paid major holidays, vacation/sick time, health & dental insurance, and 401(k) JAM

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