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Req #:  127471
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Day/Night
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Sherman Hospital, a Magnet recognized hospital located in Elgin, Ill., is a 255-bed facility that features private patient rooms, a 15-acre geothermal lake, an advanced Emergency Department,  a free-standing Cancer Care Center, a spacious Family Birthing Center, a Heart & Vascular Center and more. Sherman also provides convenient, quality healthcare services at Sherman outpatient centers in Algonquin, Elgin, and South Elgin.

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

Accountabilities:

  • 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

 

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years food preparation experience. Hospital food service experiencep referred.
  • 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 prefered 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: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago