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Del Sol Medical Center


El Paso, TX, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Food Services and Nutrition   Job ID: 351960
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Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Cook today with Del Sol Medical Center.


Del Sol Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a(an) Cook. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications


Under supervision, prepares all food items according to production needs and standardized recipes. Must plan production so that, food is ready at time required. Check for taste, texture, and appearance. Maintain food at proper temperatures in appropriate size serving pans and handles food following proper procedures to ensure sanitation and safety. Pulls required items in sufficient quantities to thaw according to menu forecasts. Keep area neat, clean, and sanitized. Complete daily cleaning as assigned.


  • Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient populations served:
  • Cardiac/cardiovascular, neuron, GI conditions and diseases including but not limited to: CAD, PVD, COPD, CHF, metabolic disorders.


  • Prepare items according to standardized recipes for all meals.
  • Have all food items portioned and served at appropriate time.
  • Serve on trayline with accuracy and with diet standards.
  • Pull items as per production sheet requirements.
  • Prep items for the next day.
  • Portion and garnish all food items.
  • Assures food at proper temperature at all times. (HACCP)
  • Performs all cleaning assignments.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement/Quality Control.
  • Other duties as assigned.



High school graduate preferred, although graduation from a technical school specializing in hotel or institutional school cooking may be substituted if worker has the required experience. GED or equivalent is acceptable.



* Current Food Handlers Card required. (Must be able to obtain within 30 days of employment)



* Minimum 1 year of experience.


  • Must be able to read and write English sufficient to follow recipes and production standards.
  • Must have a working knowledge of food preparation for modified diets. (Diabetic, low sodium, low cholesterol and low fat.)
  • Must be able to operate standard kitchen equipment including; blender, slicer, grinder, chopper, mixer, oven, grill, steamers, steam jacketed kettles, fryer and tilting skillet.
  • Must have ability to adjust recipe quantities and be familiar with food preparation terms and cooking methods. Prefer experience with cooking in an institutional setting and experience with cooking methods and modified diets.
  • Must have experience in use of proper sanitation procedures and techniques.
  • Must have working knowledge of food preparation for modified diets or willingness to learn.
  • Must be able to plan output to meet service and time demands.
  • Must have good organization skills. Entire shift spent walking, standing, stooping, bending, lifting, etc. may need to lift up to fifty pound in weight when putting up deliveries and taking out meat items for preparation and cooking.
  • Needs an ability to forecast demand and assure preparation for scheduled meals.
  • Must have communication skills to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, customers, and co-workers.

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Del Sol Medical Centeris a full service, acute-care hospital in east El Paso, Texas. We have a Level II trauma designation. This facility has 300+ patient beds. Our range of services include emergency care, cardiac care, women’s services, Level III NICU, rehabilitation, a bariatric clinic, and a Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. Del Sol Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Cook opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Food Services and Nutrition
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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