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Dietary Cook - Broken Bow, NE

Employer: Melham Memorial Medical Center

Job Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTION Responsible for food preparation and delivery to patients, staff and visitors Certificates, Licensure, Registrations • None required SIGNIFICANT DUTIES • Check current census before each meal preparation • Check for new diet orders • Check diet cards and cross reference with diet order • Communicate with nurses to assure patients dietary needs are met • Conduct patient rounds at least once daily to review diet requests, preference and concerns • Document meal and fluid consumption when picking up patient trays • Prepare patient meals following prescribed diet • Prepare late trays as needed for patients • Prepare entrees, side dishes, salads, drinks and desserts for upcoming meal • Prepare special order menu items as needed • Adjust recipes based on need. • Prepare coffee for cafeteria • Prepares meals for special events, e.g., board and staff meetings, employee events • Prepare salad bar for cafeteria and refresh lettuce and condiments as needed • Prepare food requiring advance preparation per protocol and dietary regulations • Taste test all entrée and side dishes • Cleans and disinfects all work areas per protocol includes pots and pans, range grill and steam table. • Cleans and disinfects pot and pans per protocol • Test Chlorine sanitizing solution using chlorine test strip using in pot & pan sink • Empties trash cans as needed • Prepare and deliver patient snacks • Functions as food service manager in his/her absence • Prepare entrée, vegetables, side dishes and desserts for cafeteria • Utilizes batch cooking to keep vegetable fresh on cafeteria serving line • Cleans cafeteria dining room after each break period, lunch and supper • Delivers late trays as needed • Stocks nourishment center in acute refrigerator and cupboard as needed • Inspects and documents all patient refrigerator and freezer temperature on a daily basis • Serve employee in cafeteria line at lunch and supper • Perform all other duties assigned by Food Service Supervisor.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS Education and/or Experience • Two years’ experience as a cook in healthcare setting preferred • Good organizational skills • High School diploma • Must be at least 19 years old to operate kitchen equipment

Job Details

Job Type: Full Time
Number of Openings: 3
Wage: DOE
Hours: 40
Job Category: Culinary Arts, Food Science, Food Service, Miscellaneous/General Jobs

Contact Information

Colleen S
145 Memorial Drive
Broken Bow, Nebraska 68822
Phone: (308) 872-4100

Application Method(s)

  • Apply Online,
  • Email,
  • Email or Mail Resume with References,
  • Email Resume,
  • Email Resume and Cover Letter

Listed Until: April 26, 2024


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