Foundation Health

  • Cook

    Job Locations US-AK-Fairbanks
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/7/2019 4:59 PM)
    Job ID
    Support Services
    Facility Name
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Position Type
    FA: Full Time
    New Grad
  • Overview

    This position produces all required food items based on information obtained from production sheets, catering requests, prep sheets and any other approved source. Plans and conducts daily work to meet food production and service time requirements.


    About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.


    Position Available:

    Full-time, 40 hours a week, varied days and shifts; will be required to be to cover holiday, call-outs and vacation coverage. 



    1. Prepares and cooks hot and cold food items using standardized recipes and calculates production quantities based on production forecast, tally sheets and catering orders. 
    1. May be assigned to work in the retail cafe grill area, and/or cook breakfast items. 
    1. Records over production and run outs. Writes directions and calculates production quantities. 
    1. Checks and logs food and equipment temperatures and reports any problems to the supervisor. Reports all needed equipment repair. 
    1. Maintains par levels of food and supplies in assigned areas, orders and/or restocks items in accordance with established routines, rotates food stocks, checks freshness dates. 
    1. Keeps assigned work areas clean and in an orderly manner. 
    1. Assists other kitchen and dietary staff as needed and assigned. May oversee the scheduled shift for efficiency. 

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.


    NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.



    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.


    This position requires the knowledge and abilities in institutional food production normally acquired with one or more years of work experience in production cooking. Must be able to learn and follow established policies and procedures, read and understand written and verbal instruction, communicate effectively, and perform simple math calculations. Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to perform tasks within limited time frames. Must be able to follow production and cleaning schedules, use chemicals safely, read thermometers and follow safety requirements.


    All onsite food service equipment including stoves, ovens, steam-jacketed kettles, tilt skillet, broiler, steam table, grill, deep fryer, slicer, Buffalo Chopper, mixer, food carts, dish racks, cleaning equipment and hazardous chemicals used in cleaning and sanitation.



    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.



    FS - Typical Foodservice/Kitchen Environment: (Cook, Food Services Worker)

    • Able to stand, walk, stoop, reach, push, pull, and bend frequently.
    • Work may be done in uncomfortably high temperature and humidity, sometimes on wet surfaces.
    • May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
    • Must wear protective clothing as required.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.

    Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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