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Cold Food Production Worker (Part Time)

Req #:  107002
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.


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Position: Cold Food Production

Part Time (0.5) - 20 hours a week guaranteed; every other weekend required to be worked.

Day/PM Shift


A Cold Food Production Worker prepares and dishes cold food menu items utilizes standardized recipes, portion controls, and ingredient controls to provide consistent food served to all customers, maintains food cost through the use of ‘first in, first out' food rotation, safe food handling, recording of production amounts and utilizing carryovers. Great opportunity for someone looking for more responsibility, and/or a career in cooking/culinary. 


Position Requirements:

  • Preferred one year of healthcare/trayline experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred State of Illinois Department of Public Health Food Sanitation Certificate.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Handle working in various room temperatures
  • Numerous occasions of bending and/or lifting, as related to essential job activities
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally with assistance and/or 20 to 35 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly.
  • Be able to function safely arouund wet, slippery floors
  • Safely deeal cleaning chemicals
  • Subject to cuts and burns--nature of the job
  • Various shifts and work positions

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.


  • Training
  • Quality Food Preparation
  • Guest Relations
  • Safe Food Handling Procedures
  • Proper Time Management
  • Responsible Cost Controls



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