This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
Responsible for accurate, appropriate, cost effective, high quality food production of all entrees, vegetables, soups, grilled items and special items as required to produce for the patient, café, doctor’s lounge or catering menus, operation of service equipment, cleaning and sanitation of work area.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Receives and stores requisitioned items accurately and appropriately
Produces high quality food for patients, visitors, and hospital employees
Follows standardized recipes according to HACCP standards
Produce all production items and delivers to designated areas in a timely manner
Operates and cleans equipment in a safe and sanitary manner
Utilizes leftovers effectively to reduce waste and manage food costs
Ability to be at work and be on time
Ability to follow company policies, procedures and directives
Ability to interact in a positive and constructive manner
Ability to prioritize and multitask
Essential Job Outcomes
Provides excellent customer service to patients, customers, and fellow employees
Produces high quality food for patients, cafeteria, catering, and doctor’s lounge
Consistently applies infection control policies/procedures
Accurately receives and stores requisitioned food and supplies
100% compliance using strict adherence to standard recipes according to HAACP regulation
All production items delivered to all areas in a timely manner
Properly operates and cleans equipment in a safe and sanitary manner
Effective utilization of leftovers
“Other duties as assigned”
Ability to understand written and verbal communication in English.
Previous restaurant or acute care hospital foodservice experience.
One year of quantity food preparation experience required.