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Dietitians & Nutrition Services

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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.

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Location: Honolulu, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 803101 Date posted: 06/18/2019
Under direct & indirect supervision, prepares a variety of foods for all areas of dining services including patient, guest, cafeteria, & catering to ensure high customer satisfaction. Assures high quality of foods produced & served. Assures compliance w/food safety & sanitation procedures. Assists in the planning of menus & in the purchasing of staples.

Essential Functions:
- Prepares & cooks, in large quantities, food for service to patients, guests, cafeteria & catering including scratch cooking from basic ingredients, garnished in an attractive manner.
- Coordinates room service trayline to ensure sufficient & proper food items are available during meal service.
- Participates in recipe development. Communicates to appropriate staff in an effective & team like manner.
- Follows recipes to prepare & cook food items.
- Modifies or converts recipes for different quantities, special diets, & other needs as directed by Mrg.
- Ensures proper quality & appearance of product according to established standards.
- Performs opening/closing of cooks & production area including daily equipment check & temperature monitoring. Contacts maintenance as needed & follows up to ensure proper food safety.
- Adheres to proper food handling, sanitation, & safety procedures per regulatory standards. Maintains appropriate temperature, adheres to appropriate dating, labeling & rotation of all food items.
- Documents Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) logs on a routine basis.
- Maintains organized food production area(s) for efficiency & cleanliness while maintaining an effective workflow.
- Coordinates food orders w/ the production team & assists the Food Service Aides as required which may include, but not limited to, checking incoming orders for quality, temperature & quantity.
- Stores leftovers according to established standards. Plan & utilize leftovers appropriately to minimize waste.
- Orders food supplies for cafeteria. Submits order to supervisor. Maintains food inventory.
- Receives, checks, & signs for foodstuff &/or issuing. Assist w/proper stock rotation of food supplies.
- Ensures hot food availability. Monitors food availability during cafeteria service hours, adjusts accordingly.
- Plans for daily, holiday & theme menus in collaboration w/supervisor.
- Ensures smooth operation of cafeteria services during absence of supervisor.
- Responsible for inventory of all food & supply items as assigned.
- Maintains cleanliness & sanitation of equipment, food storage & work areas.
- Completes cleaning according to daily & weekly schedules & dishwashing/pot washing as needed.
- Listens to customer complaints & suggestions. Facilitates improvement of service & food quality. Resolves complaints. Implements suggestions w/in parameter of position. Refers more complex concerns to supervisor.
- Instructs personnel in use & safety requirements of equipment as well as the cleaning/sanitation methods. Provides efficient & effective methods of maintaining work area. Assists w/ orienting new employees to their work area.
- Participates in &/or contributes to programs, committees, or projects designed to improve quality of service & employee productivity.

Basic Qualifications:
- Three (3) years of hospital, institutional, or restaurant cooking experience to include food preparation.
- High school diploma with post high school vocational training in basic institutional food preparation and cooking or equivalent combination of education (lesser) and experience may be considered in lieu of requirements.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current SERVSAFE certification or successful completion of a sanitation course within the past year.
Additional Requirements:
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in ability to follow and modify recipes for quantity and taste, ability to safely and effectively operate standard foodservice equipment, adaptability, decision making, customer service, oral communication, planning, problem solving, teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Associate's degree in institutional food preparation with emphasis in health care.

Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Hospital/Medical Offices 3288 Moanalua Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 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: HERE-Local 5 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nutrition / Food Services Department: Nutritional Services Inpatient 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.

About Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

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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