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Req #:  125584
Facility:  Trinity Hospital
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Trinity Hospital has a rich and robust history, having served the health care needs of the communities, individuals and families in the southeast side of Chicago for more than 110 years, beginning in 1895 as South Chicago Hospital.   In 1995, Trinity Hospital, part of the Evangelical Health Systems (EHS) merged with Lutheran General Health System to become the present day Advocate Trinity Hospital which is a 193 licensed-bed facility with approximately 300 physicians representing 50 specialties.  This includes advanced heart attack care, expanded Cardiovascular Services, primary stroke care center, oncology/infusion center, Level II special care nursery and an array of surgical specialties not found in most community hospitals.  Trinity earned Joint Commission accreditation, received HealthGrades® recognition with five star ratings for pulmonary and stroke care; also highest rating for total hip replacement surgery and was awarded the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMDSM) Circle of Distinction Award.   Trinity's nearly 1,000 employees, make the hospital one of the area's largest employers.

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  • Trinity Hospital
  • Day/PM Shifts
  • Registry       

Prepares, cooks, and assembles Hot/Cold food for hospital guests, café, and all inside and outside catering events. Follows all department production and food safety/sanitation policies and procedures.


  • Responsible for ensuring that all hot and cold menu ( ie. patient trayline, cafe, catering )items are correctly prepared according to the department production and food safety standards and processes
  • Adheres to Department safety, sanitation, service /communication Standards



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years food preparation experience. Hospital food service experience preferred
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to interpret and follow recipes
  • Basic computer and math knowledge
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of kitchen equipment
  • Hot line service cook experience preferred Sanitation Certified (within 3 months of hire)
  • Able to access high and low areas
  • 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 lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.

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