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Texas Health Resources Cook II in Bedford, Texas

Cook II

Texas Health HEB

Are you looking for a rewarding career with GREAT BENEFITS in an award-winning healthcare system? We’re looking for a qualified Cook II like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health HEB 1600 Hospital Parkway TX 76022

  • Work Environment: Food & Nutrition Services

  • Work hours: Full Time (40hours)– Rotating Day Shifts, schedule hours will be between 5:00AM-8:00PM.

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.

Qualifications

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Experience

2 Years relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital, or Institution required

Licenses and Certifications

FHC - Food Handlers Certificate Required

Skills

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. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (7.5 hours). Must be able to lift 35 lbs unassisted.

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all areas of production, including both hot and cold production. Understands how to read and prepare simple or complex recipes to department standards. Demonstrate ability to adjust recipes for quantity.

  • Produce high quality products; utilize creativity and training in producing food items that are aesthetically pleasing and taste appealing. Understand department standards of food quality and recipe taste. Taste food prepared to verify flavor and texture standards. Demonstrates creativity in food presentation in both bulk service and individual plating.

  • Suggest menu or recipe changes so food will be used before expiration dates. Demonstrate judgment and creativity in food utilization. Understands menus and recipes.

  • Organizes work for maximum productivity; accurately reads, follows, understands production sheets, and avoids over production.

  • Labels and dates foods according to HACCP standards. Ability to learn 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. Ability to follow / learn OSHA safety guidelines and safe knife skills.

  • Employee maintains kitchen and serving areas in a clean, neat, and orderly manner to exceed both department and TDH sanitation standards in both department sanitation and personal hygiene. Follows clean as you go as well as proper hand hygiene.

  • Performs other job duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.

Why Texas Health As a Texas Health employee, you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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.

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