Cook PRN in Aurora, Colorado, United States
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SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Hourly Wage Estimate: $19.74 - $27.64 / hour
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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in Food and Nutrition Services at the Medical Center of Aurora. Submit your application today!


Position Summary:

 

This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.  The Cook is responsible for maintaining principles of proper hot and cold food production and other related activities.  The Cook is responsible for seeing that food is prepared according to the menu; confers with the Executive Chef as to the use of leftovers; makes menu changes as necessary; maintains a high standard of food handling and cleanliness in work area.  When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.  The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.

 

The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora has received seven consecutive ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado’s only hospital to receive the Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years in a row (2016, 2017), was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), and was named to Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.


Highlights about The Medical Center of Aurora: 

·         Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence. 

·         Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora). 

·         Two accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and Centennial Medical Plaza). 

·         Ranked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings. 

·         Level II Trauma Center at our Main Campus. 

·         Level III NICU at our Main Campus. 

·         Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016. 

·         State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus. 

·         Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer. 

·         NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center.

·         Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children affiliation. 

·         Affiliate of HealthONE, Denver’s largest healthcare system


This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.   

Qualifications

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Position Requirements:

 

A.      Licensure/Certification/Registration:  None

 

B.      Education:  None

 

C.      Experience:  Minimum of two years Food Service experience as a cook helpful.

 

D.       Special Qualifications:  Must be able to use various Food Service/institutional equipment.  Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.  Must show good judgment and reliability.  Must show good customer service skills.  Must be able to perform multiple tasks at one time.

 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so 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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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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