Texas Health Resources PREP COOK in Fort Worth, Texas



Full Time 40 Hours, shifts will include weekdays, weekends and holidays

Required minimum education:

A high school diploma or its equivalent as accepted by the Texas Education Agency; or obtain a high school diploma or equivalency program expected to lead to graduation or equivalent within 1 year.

Required minimum experience:

1-year relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital, or Institution.

Required license/certification:

Meet all city, state and federal certification standards.

Required skills (if applicable):

Reading, basic math, written language in English. Ability to meet time standards required by production schedule.

Extensive knowledge of kitchen equipment operation and maintenance.

Good communication and organizational skills. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Demonstrate initiative in assuming responsibilities. Must be cooperative, discreet and courteous in handling visitors and employees.


Work in all areas of production for learning and competency in food preparation, sanitation, and quality standards.

Understands how to read and prepare simple recipes to department standards.

Follows proper cooking methods using equipment appropriately.

Demonstrate proper sanitation in areas worked and understanding of sanitation codes.

Deliver/stock supply items in designated areas in an accurate and timely manner.

Follow time-tables for production and delivery of supplies to meet standards.

Demonstrate knowledge of inventory items needed.

Organizes work/area for maximum production, accurately follows production sheets and avoids over production.

Read, follow and understands production sheets.

Through work, employee maintains kitchen and serving areas in a clean, neat, and orderly manner to exceed both department and TDH sanitation standards.

Follows “clean as you go”.

Follows proper hand hygiene.

Labels and dates foods according to HACCP standards.

Understands HACCP sanitation guidelines and follow for safe food handling.

Knows and performs proper procedure for taking and recording temperatures of food items, both raw and cooked and refrigerated units.

Demonstrates and performs procedures when temperatures are inadequate according to standards.

Understands the FIFO system of food production. Follows OSHA safety guidelines and safe knife skills.

Performs other job duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.