Company: UT Southwestern
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Why UT Southwestern?
UT Southwestern is committed to our mission to discover, educate
and heal. With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, we
strive to provide the best possible care and resources for our
patients. At UT Southwestern, we invest in you with opportunities
for career growth and development to align with your future goals
and to provide security for you and your family. Our highly
competitive benefits package for eligible employees offers
healthcare, PTO and paid holidays, on-site childcare, wage, merit
increases and so much more. We invite you to be a part of the UT
Southwestern team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork,
professionalism and a life-changing career.
Join UT Southwestern as a Cook and be an essential part of our
day-to-day operations within our hospital system. We boast a large
department with several career growth opportunities in both Zale
Lipshy and Clements University Hospitals. As a cook for UT
Southwestern, you will play a key part in providing patients and
their families with daily meals that meet their dietary needs. This
valuable nutrition services role helps with the commitment UT
Southwestern has to provide high quality and efficient care to our
Our cook role has both full-time and part-time availability with
daytime and mid-day/evening shift options. All full-time employees
are eligible for our robust benefits package that includes employer
paid medical insurance. Join the UT Southwestern team today to
experience the career growth and security our cook opportunity
Experience and Education
High school or equivalent education required and minimum two (2)
years cooking experience required, preferably in high volume
Requires knowledge of standard cooking and sanitation methods and
Completes and maintains all job performance requirements and
standards as established by department specific procedures.
Maintains all standards as required in department and hospital
policy and procedure manual. Follows production guides,
standardized recipes, menu and assmebles food, supplies and
equipment for daily preparation of salads, cook menu items and
Labels and dates food for sale or storage appropriately. Cuts and
trims meat, fish, poultry and vegetables. Spices and seasons as
required by recipe. Cooks, bakes etc. in appropriate utensil and/or
cooking equipment. Carves, slices or otherwise portions foods to
assure effective portion controls and optimums. Weighs, measures,
and mixes ingredients using appropriate procedures to prepare food
Measures and mixes ingredients according to standardized recipes.
Utilizes variety of butcher utensils and equipment including
grinders, slicers, mixers and blenders.
Reports supply shortages and/or low stock levels. Detects and
reports spoiled or unattractive food or defective supplies or
Maintains required records as directed, such as temperature
records. Serves on patient trayline. Assures quality consistency
and attractive presentation.
Follows procedures for sanitation of work area and equipment during
food production. Cleans and sanitizes work area and equipment at
end of shift. Inspects that all equipment is in good working order
and reports any defective supplies or equipment to supervisor.
Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings and
Attends meetings as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal
history record information
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and
working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members
of the University community. In accordance with federal and state
law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including
harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national
origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In
addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination
on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
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