PREP COOK

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Location:
Azle, TX US
Job ID:
100971
Area of Interest:
Food Services
Job Type:
PRN
Facility:
Texas Health Azle


Qualifications/Duties:
HOURS:
PRN (As Needed)
Shifts: Vary between 5:30 am - 7:00 pm, includes weekdays, weekends and holidays.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION:
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent. Contingent upon enrollment in High School or GED program with the
requirement to graduate from the
program within 1 year of hire

REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
1-year relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital, or Institution.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION:
FHC - Food Handlers Certificate within 30 days of hire.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
*Reading, basic math, written language in English
* Ability to meet time standards required by production schedule.
* Extensive knowledge of kitchen equipment operation and maintenance.
* Good communication and organizational skills.
* Ability to exercise independent judgment.
* Demonstrate initiative in assuming responsibilities.
* Must be cooperative, discreet and courteous in handling visitors and employees.

JOB DUTIES:
*Organizes work/area for maximum production, accurately follows production sheets and avoids over production.

*Read, follow and understands production sheets.
*Deliver/stock supply items in designated areas in an accurate and timely manner.

*Follow time-tables for production and delivery of supplies to meet standards.

*Demonstrate knowledge of inventory items needed.

*Through work, employee maintains kitchen and serving areas in a clean, neat, and orderly manner to exceed both department and TDH sanitation standards.

*Follows “clean as you go”. Follows proper hand hygiene.

*Work in all areas of production for learning and competency in food preparation, grill cooking, sanitation, and quality standards. Understands how to read and prepare simple recipes to department standards.

*Demonstrate ability to operate and grill foods.

*Demonstrate proper sanitation in areas worked and understanding of sanitation codes.

*Labels and dates foods according to HACCP standards.

*Understands HACCP sanitation guidelines and follow for safe food handling. Knows and performs proper procedure for taking and recording temperatures of food items, both raw and cooked and refrigerated units.

*Demonstrates and performs procedures when temperatures are inadequate according to standards.

*Understands the FIFO system of food production.

*Follows OSHA safety guidelines and safe
knife skills.

*Performs other job duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle is a community-based hospital serving the suburban areas of Azle, Lake Worth, Springtown and the surrounding areas. Located about 20 miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Azle provides numerous services, including emergency medicine, surgical care, cardiology, wound care, pain management, radiology, rehabilitation services and an adult intensive care unit. Texas Health Azle is a Level IV trauma center, accredited in Chest Pain Management with distinction by the Joint Commission,  and a 2013 National 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.
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