HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cook in Richmond, Virginia

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. We specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery, we lead the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.

The*Cook* performs a variety of tasks that facilitate the provision of food services and nutrition support to patients, employees and visitors. These duties include:
  • Prepares, seasons, and cooks food for patients, staff, visitors, and special functions.
  • Reviews menus to determine types and quantities of food.
  • Prepares quality food in sufficient quantities to cover all service requirements.
  • Coordinates timing of preparation in order to meet service schedules for patients, staff, visitors and catering services.
  • Adheres to standardization of recipes and portion control to prevent food waste and control cost.
  • Provides care and sanitation of equipment in production area.
  • Adheres to sanitation and safety standards (HACCP)
  • Participates in the process of ordering supplies.
  • Gives directions to personnel who assist in food preparation.
  • Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Records usage.
  • Makes proper use of leftovers.
  • Follows prep-work schedule.
  • Rotates products when needed.
  • Cleans and sanitizes work area.
  • Adheres to department dress code.
  • Keeps updated on hospital and departmental communications.

    Qualifications:

  • Minimum of THREE (3) years of food service experience in food preparation/production

  • Knowledge of basic principles and requirements of food safety and sanitation required.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • High school diploma/GED.

    Preferred: Previous experience in food preparation in a hospital setting.

Title: Cook

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest

Requisition ID: 00448-38474