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Production III / Cook (FT)

Req #:  109749
Facility:  Good Shepherd Hospital
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Barrington
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”


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Position: Production III / Cook

Location: Good Shepherd Hospital; Barrington, IL.


  • Be available between the hours of 7am to 5pm.


To prepare hot food and cold entree items for the cafeteria, doctor's lounge, patients and catered events.


Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2~3 years experience in preparing quantity food items.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to interpret and follow recipes.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of kitchen equipment.
  • Sanitation Certified or certification within the first 3 months of hire
  • Able to work continuously mobile.
  • Able to access high and low areas.
  • Able to maneuver heavy objects up to 75 pounds.
  • Exposure to hazardous materials and conditions.
  • Able to meet time constraints in a fast ~ paced environment.
  • Able to perform cleaning tasks.
  • Able to communicate with others.
  • Able to safely use kitchen equipment (gas, electric, and steam)

This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.


  • Responsible for ensuring that the hot menu items are correctly prepared according to the standardized recipes.
  • Adherence to strict deadlines regarding food production for each area of service.
  • Ensures adequate supplies are prepared and available for department needs.
  • Maintains a safe sanitary work area meeting Board of Health regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.



About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago