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Good nutrition is vital to supporting and maintaining total body wellness. Whether you're a registered dietitian, a nutritionist, or a food services professional, you'll promote our mission and spread good health through good nutrition when you join our team.

First Cook

Location: Harbor City, CA Job Number: 898442 Date posted: 10/06/2020

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Description:
Under immediate supervision, prepares conventional & convenience type food, following established procedures for patients & cafeteria. May use preparation equipment as necessary. Responsible for maintaining sanitation of food service work areas and/or food service stations.


Essential Functions:
- Upholds KP's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws
- Observes appropriate food handling techniques according to standards of personal hygiene in accordance with local, state, and federal agencies
- Requisitions or procures food supplies according to established guidelines
- Prepares conventional and convenience type foods according to production sheets and standing orders for distribution to tray line, cafeteria, and catering services following department safety and sanitation policy
- Replenishes food items as needed
- Cleans and decontaminates patient care and work area stations, sanitizes cooking utensils, washes and rinses, and disposal

Pay Grade: 06



Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum six (6) months of experience as a Cook in a restaurant, hospital or institutional food service using standard food service equipment (Grill, Oven, Fryer, etc)

- Culinary Arts degree or AA in Institutional Food Preparation, preferred

- High School diploma or GED and/or equivalent experience

- Must be able to grill, fry, roast & bake as needed to prepare standard menu items

- Demonstrated ability to read, write & follow written & oral instructions in English

- Knowledge of hospital food service operations preferred



 



Preferred Qualifications:



- Serve Safe Certificate Required per LA County.



- Experience in a hospital kitchen setting preferred.



 



Notes:



- To work AM shift as needed, 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM and PM shift as needed, 11:00 am-7:30 pm.



- This is an on-call position, days and hours may vary.



 



 



 



 



 



 


Primary Location: California,Harbor City,South Bay Medical Center 25825 Vermont Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nutrition / Food Services Department: Food and Nutrition Services Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

Whether you're supporting the health of our members, employees, or communities, the work you do supports our proactive approach to health. Opportunities exist in outpatient and inpatient care, health education, menu planning, food preparation, and more. In many of these roles, you may find yourself counseling members and community groups on their nutritional practices and educating them on how the right diet can help prevent disease and promote health.

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