Operating a hospital is more than IV bags and trauma rooms. One might be surprised by the number of people - and the hats they wear - who work behind the scenes to make sure a hospital runs smoothly and safely for our patients, visitors and staff. Each one plays a critical role and is part of a team to ensure the best care for our patients.
The Culinary and Nutrition Services Department is committed to provide excellent services to our visitors and staff! In addition, the department provides a full-service catering and a complete meal service to all patients!
As the Assistant Cook you will have an opportunity to work with a well- established culinary team and grow your career at Banner Health! This is a full time day position supporting the Doctors Lounge and hours/shifts may run as early as 6am up to 9pm and can vary per schedule. Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential (and an 18%-night shift differential if/when applicable).
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options, so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life
University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet(tm) recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.
POSITION SUMMARY This position determines quantities and produces required food items based on information obtained from production sheets, catering requests, prep sheets and any other approved source.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Prepares and portions all cold food items in accordance with standardized recipes as indicated on production forecast and tally sheets.
2. Maintains par levels of food and supplies, orders and/or restocks items in accordance with established routines, rotates food stocks, checks freshness dates. Records over production and run outs.
3. Checks and logs food and equipment temperatures and reports any problems to the supervisor.
4. Keeps and maintains assigned work areas clean and in an orderly manner.
5. May assist in setting up prep carts and serve meals on patient tray line.
6. Department responsibility only, normally deals with internal customers. Follows established procedures, recipes and work routines under regular supervision.
This position requires the ability to learn and follow established policy and procedures, read and understand written and verbal instruction, communicate effectively and to perform simple math calculations. Must be able to perform tasks within limited time frames and follow cleaning schedules, use chemicals safely, follow food handling procedures correctly, read thermometers and follow safety requirements. Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required.
Requires the ability to learn all onsite food service equipment including stoves, ovens, steam-jacketed kettles, steam table, grill, fryer, slicer, beverage brewing and dispensing equipment, soft serve machine, food carts, dish racks, cleaning equipment and hazardous chemicals used in cleaning and sanitation.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages:
Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health.
Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible.
The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.