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As a Cook at Banner University Medical Center Tucson, you willbe a part of that change byproviding delicious food for patients, visitors, and staff in our hospital and cafe locations. As an added benefit, the Culinary department has a brand new kitchen, with all new equipment!
This is a full time, varied-shift, working a mix of morning, mid, and/or closing shifts (days will vary), with weekends and holidays required. This position concentrates on the patient tray line production. High production batch cooking experience required.
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.
About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient
care, teaching future health-care professionals and
conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on
the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its
specialized pediatric services including neonatal and
intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies.
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern
Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care
for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is
consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the
prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World
Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care
has been recognized with Magnet designation from
the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's
physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services
include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced
neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant
program. For more information about Tucson, please visit: VisitTucson.org
About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position produces all required food items based on information obtained from production sheets, catering requests, prep sheets and any other approved source. Plans and conducts daily work to meet food production and service time requirements.
Essential Functions Prepares and cooks hot and cold food items using standardized recipes and calculates production quantities based on production forecast, tally sheets and catering orders.May be assigned to work in the retail cafe grill area, and/or cook breakfast items. Records over production and run outs. Writes directions and calculates production quantities. Checks and logs food and equipment temperatures and reports any problems to the supervisor. Reports all needed equipment repair. Maintains par levels of food and supplies in assigned areas, orders and/or restocks items in accordance with established routines, rotates food stocks, checks freshness dates.Keeps assigned work areas clean and in an orderly manner. Assists other kitchen and dietary staff as needed and assigned. May oversee the scheduled shift for efficiency.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
This position requires the knowledge and abilities in institutional food production normally acquired with one or more years of work experience in production cooking. Must be able to learn and follow established policies and procedures, read and understand written and verbal instruction, communicate effectively, and perform simple math calculations. Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to perform tasks within limited time frames. Must be able to follow production and cleaning schedules, use chemicals safely, read thermometers and follow safety requirements. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
All onsite food service equipment including stoves, ovens, steam-jacketed kettles, tilt skillet, broiler, steam table, grill, deep fryer, slicer, Buffalo Chopper, mixer, food carts, dish racks, cleaning equipment and hazardous chemicals used in cleaning and sanitation.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.