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Line Cook for a large hospital

APR Staffing Portland ,OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Patient Services Cook 

Services Cook - OHSU South Hospital 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd. Portland, OR 97239

Variable times / days

2 positions

Start 4/13

6mo US Citizen  $17 Pay (w2)

Required:

Cooking experience in commercial facility on hot line and food preparation methods from scratch.

3 yrs experience minimum in a high volume food service establishment.

Working knowledge of high volume commercial cooking equipment and utensils, safe operation and sanitation

Personal basic safety and sanitation skills, exemplary hygiene standards and effective team motivation, be able to work independently from a recipe.

This position requires serve safe certification

Hotel or high volume restaurant catering experience.

Food handlers permit

Health care experience preferred.

Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards

1. Preparation/Cooking: Prepare food items for patients and visitors at Hospital according to standardized recipes and menus or by verbal instruction given by higher-level cooks or supervisors. Perform functions according to following procedures as listed: (1) mise-en-place (put in place) all ingredients and supplies; (2) perform all required preparation; (3) cook ingredients using prescribed best method; (4) hold and serve at proper safe temperature; (5) chill as appropriate using correct food safety procedures; (6) reheat as necessary to the appropriate safe temperature; (7) properly label and date products to be stored in the various stages of production.

2. Food Safety & Sanitation: Ensure all foods, including potentially hazardous foods, are handled in a safe and proper manner according to Food and Nutrition Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Hospital Infection Control, and Multnomah County Health Department. Identify critical control points (CCPs) in food preparation and storage and monitor the factors that might create a food safety hazard, using corrective action when a deviation occurs. CCPs include but are not limited to: hand washing, cooking, cooling, holding, thawing, temperature monitoring, cross-contamination. Effectively prepare sanitizing agents (e.g. bleach water or quat sanitizer) and clean and sanitize food preparation appliances, work areas, utensils, and equipment using dish machine or three-compartment sink method. Maintain cleanliness of assigned work area. At minimum, the last 30 minutes of each shift will be dedicated to cleaning, sanitizing, and sweeping assigned work area.

3. Planning, Requisitioning and Preparation: This position must be able to maintain adequate products and supplies for patient operations, especially being prepared for the next days and coming events. Request needed products, and supplies to be ordered; check supplies or food products delivered by suppliers, to insure they meet type, quantity, and quality specified, checked for proper temperature safety standards. Must be able to make a production schedule and oversee its completion, coordinating with the patient services supervisor and the retail café supervisor to ensure complete order and adjust to last minute order when necessary. Keep records of amounts of foods prepared and left overs to adjust production schedules.

4. Miscellaneous: Provides training in cooking methods and procedures, participates with supervisor in planning menus and recipe development and testing. Cook II positions are expected to be independent problem solvers, and creative innovators; and perform regular and new tasks and responsibilities as assigned by managers and supervisors. Assists with cooks and other staff members to achieve daily and overall production needs as directed by supervisor. Demonstrates through performance the philosophy of service excellence. Performs requirements for staff members as outlined in the Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in Hospitals and Clinics.

5. Supports sustainability efforts of the Food & Nutrition Department in recycling programs, i.e. food waste for composting, and adhering to FIFO product utilization.

6. Maintains good personal hygiene and assigned work area, equipment and tools in a clean and sanitized condition on a daily basis by the use of a self-inspection sanitation checklist to a standard of 90% or better.

7. Point of contact for Health Department inspections in absence of supervisor or food safety coordinator.

Required:

3 yrs experience minimum in a high volume food service establishment.

Working knowledge of high volume commercial cooking equipment and utensils, safe operation and sanitation. Personal basic safety and sanitation skills, exemplary hygiene standards and effective team motivation, be able to work independently from a recipe and verbal instruction.

This position requires serve safe certification as soon as possible after hire.

Preferred:

Hotel or high volume restaurant catering experience

Company Description
APR Staffing was born from the merging of two well-respected staffing firms in Portland. ieSolutions, founded in 2002, has a long history as one of the largest locally owned technical staffing companies. Professional Resource Group, aka Data Resource Group, founded in 2009, also earned wide-spread acclaim for being a fast-growing and highly motivated professional staffing agency. Both companies have been recent award winners for the Portland Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies. The two firms, now as APR Staffing, make for one of the fastest growing and most respected professional staffing companies in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients through out the Pacific Northwest.

APR Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

APR Staffing

Why Work Here?

Connecting Talent with Opportunity

APR Staffing was born from the merging of two well-respected staffing firms in Portland. ieSolutions, founded in 2002, has a long history as one of the largest locally owned technical staffing companies. Professional Resource Group, aka Data Resource Group, founded in 2009, also earned wide-spread acclaim for being a fast-growing and highly motivated professional staffing agency. Both companies have been recent award winners for the Portland Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies. The two firms, now as APR Staffing, make for one of the fastest growing and most respected professional staffing companies in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients through out the Pacific Northwest. APR Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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