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Slidell Memorial Hospital Cook II in Slidell, Louisiana

Responsible for preparing and serving cafeteria and patient food with all applicable sanitation, HACCP guidelines and personal hygiene standards. Following established food production programs and procedures. Responsible for sanitation activities, including equipment cleaning. The majority of the time, the Cook II will be working in the kitchen under the direction of the Executive Chef preparing menu items for patients and/or the cafeteria. Experience in a high volume or institutional type of establishment is required; preferrably in health care. The Cook II will spend the majority of their day on their feet and/or walking and will have high number of interactions with customers and co-workers throughout the day. Must be able to follow recipes and/or product directions. Safe operation and cleaning of kitchen equipment, including knives. Responsible for keeping accurate records of cooking and reheating temperatures. Lift and move ingredients for food preparation. Clean and sanitize work stations, equipment, counters and steam tables. Ability to work independently to meet department time lines for food service and production. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of the organization. Preferred: Culinary Education or 3 Years cooking in an institutional environment. ServSafe Certification. Required: High School Diploma or GED. 2 Years cooking in a high volume or institutional environment.