:Jul 27, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00A.M.Shift End Time:3:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73Posting Salary:$19.876
:Health and Hospital Systems
Food & Nutrition Services
1901 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
JOB SUMMARY Performs a variety of tasks in the preparation, seasoning and cooking of large food quantities for patient meals, cafeteria and special functions within a schedule to ensure timely meal service, using standardized recipes and a full range of equipment.
Prepares, seasons, and cooks food items per established menu, for patients, cafeteria, and special functions, utilizing standardized recipes, and monitors and records food temperatures and holding times for safe food handling.
Operates a variety of institutional cooking equipment, including deep fat fryers, ovens, broilers, grills, tilt skillets, steam jacketed kettles, pressure cookers, slicers, food processors, steamers, and ranges, according to methods required for food being prepared and adheres to safety procedures.
Portions foods prepared in bulk for appropriate distribution or service for patient, cafeteria, or special functions.
Cleans all equipment used, maintaining a clean and sanitary work area. Reports all equipment malfunctions.
Recommends changes in menu, techniques, and procedures for improvement in service.
Follows hospital and departmental safety and sanitation procedures.
Attends in-service training and other meetings as required by the department and hospital.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Possession of a High School Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) certification is required.
Must possess an active State of Illinois or City of Chicago Foodservice Sanitation Certification.
Two (2) years of full-time institutional quantity cookery work experience is required.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Successful completion of an approved Culinary Arts Program is preferred.
Two (2) years of full-time institutional quantity cookery work experience in a hospital is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of methods and techniques of institutional cooking.
Knowledge of the operation of a wide range of institution cooking equipment.
Ability to read and write English.
Ability to understand and do simple arithmetic for weights, measures and tallies.
Ability to follow standardized recipes for volume cooking utilizing accurate weights and measures.
Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.
Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds utilizing proper technique.
Ability to withstand a very warm work environment, going in and out of a refrigerator and sudden changes in temperature.
Ability to withstand long periods of standing, walking, pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting, stooping, twisting and turning.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.