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COOK/CATERING ASSISTANT - (120055)

Universal Health Services
Park Forest, IL 60466
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    120055

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nations largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 83,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Riveredge Hospitalis a 210-bed hospital that provides trauma-informed care to children, adolescents and adults. The hospital offers inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and community residential programs. Riveredge is a Joint Commission Top Performer. The atmosphere at Riveredge Hospital is supportive and collegial

Riveredge Hospital is seeking an experienced Cook/Catering Assistant to work with ourDietary Team in thepreparation and service of breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as special event meals for patients and facility staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain high standards in the preparation of quality hot and cold foods following established recipes
  2. Assist with special event catering functions as assigned by the Dietary Director. Maintain Service Excellence in all special functions hosted by the Riveredge Dietary Department.
  3. Ensure proper storage, labeling and ordering of all items.
  4. Participate in daily food production as needed.
  5. Ensure quality and safety standards for preparing and serving food.
  6. Work closely with nutritionist to ensure efficient management of special diet preparation and apply any special dietary restrictions to recipes.
  7. Assist Dietary Director in menu planning.
  8. Keeping all storage areas clean and free of clutter.
  9. Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment in accordance with Health Department standards.

Notify supervisor of unsafe equipment or situations noticed.

Job Requirements

Minimum job requirements:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  3. Previous catering experience required.
  4. 2-3 years prior foodservice experience required, experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
  5. Must be able to perform a variety of duties without constant supervision. Must be reliable with a good working attitude. Aptitude should include verbal ability to express ideas and view effectively.

Position is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Posted: 2020-01-17 Expires: 2020-04-02

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