HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Line Cook, Full Time in Tamarac, Florida

Line Cook *University Hospital & Medical Center


Tamarac, FL



Facility Description: At University Hospital and Medical Center, it's all about community. For almost 40 years we've transformed right alongside the South Florida community we serve. Today, we're a 317-bed facility that is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Our team includes nearly 1,000 healthcare professionals and 550 physicians. We invite you to make our team even stronger.

University Hospital & Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including: awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission, designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, awarded the Disease Specific Care Certification for Orthopedic Joint Replacement and received the Five Star Excellence Award in Emergency Services. / / /University Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/ / / /Benefits: / /We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance./ // Job Description: The Line Cook works under the direction of the FANS Management team to ensure that all work is performed utilizing all safety and sanitation guidelines. Performs routine daily tasks related to hot production needs of the Nutritional Service Department. The position will prepare and cook all hot food and related items ensuring a clean and sanitized work area in accord with recipe requirements. Provides the highest level of customer service at all times. * Prepares hot foods in sufficient quantities to cover requirements according to production sheets, while avoiding over-production, thus eliminating waste and/or leftovers. * Grills, cooks, prepares food for food service areas and fills in for cafeteria workers as needed in their absence. * Times preparation of foods to meet food service schedules. * Prepares food according to standardized recipes. * Places hot food items in steam tables just prior to serving to ensure correct temperatures. * Serves meals on the patient tray line, using standardized portion sizes, or as marked. * Provides quality food preparation and service, which can be seen by color and consistency of therapeutic diets. * Follows recommended serving portion size from recipe or production sheets. * Follows menus provided and makes changes according to food supplies after consulting with Director or Dietitian. * Checks next day menus for necessary pre-preparation (i.e. pulling frozen meat for tempering, cooking roasts). * Labels hot food items for modified diets. * Utilizes creativity and know-how in producing food items that are aesthetically pleasing and taste appealing. * Uses proper techniques in storage, handling, holding of hot food items, including leftovers, label and date. * Prepares and uses appropriate garnishes on patient trays based on approve therapeutic diets. * Attends all mandatory hospital and department in-services. * Completes duties quickly and efficiently, without compromising quality of work. * Uses all necessary food service equipment as needed, using proper safety precautions and operation procedures (convection oven, microwave oven, bain marie, slicing machine, kettles, steamers, steam tables, grill, broiler, deep fat fryer, mixers, blender, and knives. * Participates in Quality Improvement Control activities as required. * Cleans work areas on own initiative, continually maintains a neat and sanitary work area. * Completes other duties as assigned

_Job Qualifications_ * Ability to read, write, and converse in English required * High School Diploma/GED preferred * 1 year of experience in Healthcare Food and Nutritional Services preferred

Title: Line Cook, Full Time

Location: Florida-Tamarac-University Hospital - Broward County

Requisition ID: 01645-4619