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Cook - Inpatient - Palm Harbor - PRN

Apply Job ID COOKI008157 Date posted 05/15/2024 Position Type PRN

Empath Health is currently seeking a Cook to join our team.

The Cook:

  • Promote and follow all dietary policies and procedures in the Care Centers to ensure safe food practices.
  • Prepare food according to standardized recipes as outlined on the food production program, plans and coordinates cooking schedules, prepares and serves meals for special functions, and maintains a clean and orderly kitchen and dining room.
  • Provides dining services to patients and guests while maintaining and exceeding hospitality and service standards.
  • Ensures attractive and palatable food selections for patients at flexible times to meet individual needs of patients.
  • The Cook will be responsible for assignment of tasks/duties for staff present during shift. The Cook will communicate kitchen staff’s performance successes/issues to Dietary Supervisor.

Position Requirements:

  • Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years of successful experience in a hospital, nursing home, governmental or school facility food service program or successful completion of a formalized technical education or other food service class.
  • Desire to work with Hospice patients.
  • Ability to provide dishwashing services and assist in providing dining services which meet or exceed hospitality and service standards.
  • Ability to read and follow instructions to meet needs of kitchen services and cleaning.

Suncoast Hospice, Empath Home Health, and Empath Health Pharmacy are proud to be accredited by the Joint Commission showing our commitment to quality.

Empath Health values diversity as it strengthens our community and care. We embrace the diversity of cultures, thoughts, beliefs and traditions of our employees, volunteers and people we are honored to serve across our network. Our diverse staff reflects our community and each day, we work to be respectful, sensitive and competent with each other and those in our care. In every journey, we are dedicated to achieving comfort, dignity and exceptional care. Those of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply with us or seek our care and services.

Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.

Providing compassionate, full life care is an honor we take seriously at Empath Health. Join our team and make a positive impact in the community!

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