All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.
Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center- Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.
UW Medical Center-Montlake's Food & Nutrition Services has multiple outstanding opportunities for temporary, COOKS. The Food & Nutrition Services Department aims to improve the health of the community by linking evidence-based nutrition to the healthy foods we serve and to the education we provide staff, patients and the community.
Ensure food is prepared, cooked, issued and stored safely.
Assemble ingredient items in a manner so as to maximize food quality and minimize food waste.
Prepare and monitor food items to assure safe temperature control and safe handling and storing techniques.
Maintain sanitation in work area.
Meet food production deadlines.
Manage time to complete assigned tasks thoroughly and accurately.
Serve Patient breakfast meal as ordered.
Organize work area.
Clean and sanitize cooking equipment, counters and sinks.
Take inventory of dry good supplies.
Submit order to Stockroom Attendant.
Stock and refill work area.
Heat up lunch soups in Combi oven.
Break down steam table and prepare set up for lunch.
Double check steam table, to see everything is properly set up and ready for lunch service.
REQUIREMENTS Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment AND one year of experience as a Food Service Worker; or equivalent education/experience.
High School Diploma, or GED Certificate, with experience in an industrial, commercial or institutional food service or patient tray service.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to accurately follow standardized recipes and to maintain quality standards.
Ability to do multi task cooking, using safe food preparation, service and storage practices.
Knowledge of practices, methods and procedures of large-scale food preparation and serving. Demonstrate team skills and have the ability to promote positive customer relations.
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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