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Las Palmas Medical Center

Cook

El Paso, TX, United States
Full-time • Mixed 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Food Services and Nutrition   Job ID: 61823
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Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Cook opening with Las Palmas Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

At Las Palmas Medical Center, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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We are seeking a(an) Cook for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY: Prepares all food and nourishments for patients, cafeteria, caterings and physician areas according to menus, recipes and diet restrictions.

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: medical/surgical conditions and diseases cardiovascular, neuro, GI, renal, immunocompromised including but not limited to: CHF, CAD, CVA/TIA, metabolic disorders, oncology, COPD, malnourished, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Prepares food, nourishments and beverages for patients, cafeteria, caterings and physician’s areas.

2. Complies with standardized menus, recipes, portion control, and diet requirements.

3. Completes and forecasts all food, beverage, and nourishment production requirements.

4. Serves food and beverage to patient, cafeteria, catering and physician areas.

5. Produces food in an appetizing, palatable, timely manner.

6. Complies with all safety, sanitation, infection control and quality control guidelines.

7. Complies with HACCP, TDH, and JCAHO regulations.

8. Other duties as assigned within scope and practice of licensure.

PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES:

1. Individual Leadership: Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability and opportunities for personal growth and ability to accept and adapt change.

2. Customer Service: Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers.

3. Transcultural Sensitivity: Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices.

4. Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety: Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures.

5. Educator: Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education.

6. Infection Control: Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures.

7. Performance Improvement: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level.

8. Financial Accountability: Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency.

9. Information Management: Demonstrates adherence to information management polices and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times.

10. Communication: Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately.

11. Practices Professionalism: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance.

12. Ethics/Compliance: Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws.

13. Environment of care: Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans.

14. Job Specific: 5 South/Medical Unit LVN

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical demands require performing all essential functions of this position as assigned. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position may require the use of personal protective equipment during various tasks/activities including but not limited to, back support belts, gloves, masks and safety glasses.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Hospital rooms, common areas, clinical departments and hospital grounds. Potential hazards include:

Exposure to: None Some Frequent Very Frequent Exposure to: None Some Frequent Very Frequent

Toxic/caustic

chemicals X Blood or body fluids X

Extreme

conditions, hot or

cold X Communicable diseases X

Dust/fumes/

Gases X Unprotected heights X

Moving

mechanical parts X CRT monitor X

Potential electrical

shock X Frequent, repetitive motions X

x-ray

electromagnetic

energy X Other- as listed Latex exposure X

high pitched

noises X Needles or other sharp objects X

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS

1. Current food handler’s certificate. Must obtain 30 days of hire.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

1. Must be able to read, write, and speak English

2. High School degree or equivalent.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

1. Experience in high quantity or institutional cooking

2. Experience in preparation of modified diets

3. Experience in meal production and forecasting

4. Hospital experience preferred

Las Palmas Medical Centeris a 300+ bed full-service hospital in El Paso. It is home to the region’s only kidney transplant center. The facility offers a range of services including emergency care with a Level III trauma center, cardiac care, women’s services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas 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 named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  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.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Cook opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing 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 • Mixed 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 have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) to meet CMS requirements, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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