Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture between Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Kindred Healthcare, is the only freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Lancaster County. Conveniently located off of US Route 30, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital features 59 private rooms with private bathrooms. Our highly skilled team of nurses and therapists work together to provide a personalized intensive rehabilitation treatment care plan to optimize patient quality outcomes and restore independence.
The Cook will prepare, season and cook food for hospital patients, staff and visitors.
Assists in determining the types and quantities of meats, vegetables and soups to be prepared.
Ensures meals are ready at the specified times.
Consults with the Nutritional Services Manager regarding the use of left-overs.
Participates in consultations with the Registered Dietitian on modified diets, as necessary.
Supervises Nutritional Services Aides when washing, trimming or preparing food.
Measures and mixes ingredients according to approved recipes, using blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, etc.
Prepares sauces, soups, stews, casseroles and desserts meeting established dietary guidelines.
Cooks meat, fish and fowl in a variety of ways such as baking, roasting, broiling and steaming. Tests foods being cooked to ensure proper cooking temperature has been met.
Maintains kitchen in a clean, neat and organized manner.
Adheres to all infection control policies and procedures. Reports safety hazards to supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED required.
Previous experience in food service/preparation is required.