Cook, MHP-FNS: MHP - Food & Nutrition
Memorial Healthcare System

Pembroke Pines, Florida

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


Summary:
Prepares and produces food for distribution to patients, retail, physicians and catering services.

Detailed responsibilities:
• Prepares food according to standardized recipes ensuring food production schedules are met.
• Follows menus provided and communicates any concerns to departmental leadership.
• Ensures that food is prepared and documented according to quality, quantity, nutritional, temperature and safety standards.
• Adheres to all applicable HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) guidelines regarding the requisition, storage, handling and preparation of food.
• Uses all necessary food service equipment as needed, using proper safety precautions, operational, cleaning procedures, as well as sanitation and maintenance of work area.

Competencies and skills:
Essential:
• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
• CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
• FOOD SAFETY: Observes and maintains safety of food during and after preparation.
• FOOD PREPARATION: Prepares nutritious and varied meals for patients, staff, and guests.
• KITCHEN SANITATION - STAFF: Maintains food service area, supplies, and equipment in a clean and sanitary condition.
• PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"
• HAND HYGIENE: Practices appropriate hand hygiene to impede spread of infection and disease.

Education:
Essential:
• None

Credentials:

Education equivalent experience:
Essential:
• High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred.

Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: One (1) year of food service experience which can include training from a culinary program.

High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred.

Working conditions:
Essential:
• Bending and Stooping 60.00%
• Climbing 40.00%
• Keyboard Entry 20.00%
• Kneeling 40.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
• Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient 20.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
• Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 20.00%
• Reaching 60.00%
• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%
• Standing 60.00%
• Walking 60.00%
• Audible Speech 60.00%
• Hearing Acuity 60.00%
• Smelling Acuity 60.00%
• Taste Discrimination 60.00%
• Depth Perception 60.00%
• Distinguish Color 60.00%
• Seeing - Far 60.00%
• Seeing - Near 60.00%
• Gas/Vapors/Fumes 40.00%
• Hazardous Chemicals 40.00%
• Computer Monitor 20.00%
• Extreme Heat/Cold 60.00%
• Fire Risk 60.00%
• Heating Devices 60.00%
• Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00%
• Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
• Potential Electric Shock 60.00%
• Wet or Slippery Surfaces 60.00%

Organizational Profile:

Memorial Hospital Pembroke joined Memorial Healthcare System in 1995, adding 301 licensed beds and a wide range of clinical expertise to the system. New facilities and programs continue to be added, providing a wide scope of services such as:

  • Bariatrics
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Care
  • Hernia Repair
  • Stroke Treatment
  • Wound Care
  • 24/7 Care Center
The Joint Commission has ranked Memorial Hospital Pembroke as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, and the hospital has received the Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Award for Stroke by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.


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