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COOK-LEAD COOK - (123974)

Universal Health Services
Centre Hall, PA 16828
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    123974

The Meadows Psychiatric Center is a 119-bed inpatient behavioral healthcare facility located on a beautiful 52-acre campus in Centre Hall, PA. The Meadows provides services to adults, adolescents, and children. Our team strives to promote a culture of excellence and provide our patients with individualized care aimed toward recovery. Our team has an immediate opening for an experienced Cook to join our team. It is important to The Meadows that our patients enjoy healthy and delicious meals and snacks every day.

The position of Cook is a full time position. While our primary shift need is for the early morning shift which begins at 6am (to prepare breakfast and lunch), all members of the team must be flexible to work the later shift which begins at 10am (lunch and dinner) if needed. Full time employees are eligible for our excellent benefits program including competitively priced health care options, employer match on 401k, 23 paid days off each year (ability to carry time over from one year to next), 4 personal sick leave bank days (extended leave days) per year which can be carried over from year to year, educational reimbursement, employee discount purchasing program and more.

Pay for the full time Cook position is based upon experience and may be filled at a higher Lead Cook rate based upon experience.. Our ideal Cook candidate will have previous experience preparing meals in an institutionalized setting and take pride in the presentation and taste of all foods they prepare. This position will be preparing meals and foods according to hospital menu as well as meals for patients with modified diets. An experienced Cook will have the opportunity to provide input into the development of the hospital menu. In addition to food/meal preparation the position will also be required to comply with regulations and safe food practices. ServSafe Certification is preferred. In addition to the preparation of meals and food items for the cafeteria and patients, this position will require preparing food for hospital functions and special events as needed.

Job Requirements

The position of Cook requires:

-A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent; vocational o other formal culinary education is preferred.

-Knowledge of food service, food safety and sanitation is required. ServSafe Certification is preferred.

-A minimum of two years of food/meal preparation experience is required. Experience with cooking and meal prep in an institutional setting is preferred.

Posted: 2020-02-13 Expires: 2020-04-02

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Universal Health Services
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