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Cook II

Job ID: 951394
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 13, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

  • This position is responsible for the preparation, assembly and serving of food products to customers.  Food preparation will include, but will not be limited to: meats, vegetables, soups, bakery, desserts, appetizers, for patient, retail and catering areas.  Will serve as a specialty cook preparing specialty food according to standardized recipes and specific methods applicable to type of cookery to create high quality products.  Will  also perform  short order/grill cooking duties in preparing food items to be served to customers, per customer specifications.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English (Bilingual in Spanish is preferred)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; Ability to work independently and complete assignments in a timely manner, Must be able to multi-task and maintain a positive attitude. Basic culinary skills appropriate for the position. Must be able to read, comprehend and follow standardized recipes.  Good working knowledge of food preparation.  Experience with institutional kitchen equipment and in large volume food preparation.
  • Must have a positive and upbeat personality with excellent customer service skills. Must be able maintain a positive attitude while functioning under pressure
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time (up to 6  hours); Specific physical characteristics and abilities required: agility, dexterity and long periods of walking (up to 6 hours), standing, bending, carrying or lifting supplies and equipment weighing 50 pounds or more.
  • 3 to 5 years experience in a hospital setting is required.

Other Information

  • Hours may vary

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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