Lafayette Regional Health Center is looking for a Cook to join our team!
JOB OVERVIEW: Under close direction of the Dietary Director, performs job after receiving detailed instructions. Prepares & serves all hot food items for breakfast & lunch (a.m. cook), evening meal (p.m. cook) for patients and cafeteria patrons. Maintains a high standard of food handling. Directs the activities of the dietary employees as directed by the Dietary Director. Performs specific cleaning assignments as written and/or assigned by the Dietary Director. Responsible for baking. Special functions & other duties as assigned by the Dietary Director.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: One (1) to three (3) years of experience institutional food service preferred. Knowledge & use of standardized recipes, therapeutic diet preparation & supervisory skills preferred. Familiar with OSHA hazardous material standards.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Food handling certification desired. Demonstrates communication skills, leadership ability, organization & time management skills. Must be able to follow & give precise directions .
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.