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Texas Health Resources Prep Cook - Food and Nutrition in Plano, Texas

Prep Cook/Cook I – Full Time

Texas Health Plano

We’re looking for qualified Prep Cook like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 6200 West Parker Road TX 75093-7914

  • Work Environment: Food and Nutrition Services

  • Work hours: Full Time – 40 Hours, Day Shift

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is preferred

  • 1 year of relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital, or institution required

  • FHC – Food Handlers Certificate within 30 days of hire required

Position Responsibilities

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Prep Cook will

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

• Read, follow and understands production sheets.

• 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.

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

• Follows “clean as you go.”

• Follows proper hand hygiene.

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

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

• Demonstrate ability to operate and grill foods.

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

• Labels and dates foods according to HACCP standards.

• Understands HACCP sanitation guidelines and follow for safe food handling.

• Knows and performs proper procedures 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.

Why Texas Health 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®

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