Texas Health Resources LINE COOK in Bedford, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Hours/Shifts:

Full Time 40 hours, rotating schedule, including weekdays, weekends and holidays

Shifts: 5:30 am -3:00 pm, 11:00 am - 7:30 pm, 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Minimum Required Education:

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent, Contingent upon enrollment in High School or GED program with the

requirement to graduate from the program within 1 year of hire.

Minimum Experience Required:

2 Years relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital, or institution.

Cafeteria cook, short order cooking experience working the grill and breakfast line highly preferred.

Minimum Licensure/Certifications Required:

FHC - Food Handlers Certificate within 30 days of high school.

Minimum 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.

Job Duties:

  • 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.

Entity Information:

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.

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.