Third Cook/Special Order Cook - HJD

NYU Langone Medical Center
New York
Sep 22, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Temporary Third Cook/Special Order Cook in the Food & Nutrition Department. To qualify a High School Diploma or equivalent is required, Culinary Degree or certificate from a culinary school preferred. ServSafe and/or NYC Food Handler's Certification preferred (required within six (6) months of hire). Minimum one (1) year of cooking experience as a cook's helper in a high volume health care institution or commercial establishment with a large volume of food service. Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must be knowledgeable in portion control, forecasting procedures and ingredients. Must be able to follow recipes, expand and reduce recipes to desired yields. Must be knowledgeable of HACCP and follow this in all operations. Must know food preparation and service. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing work of moderate difficulty in the preparation of various menu items which involves a variety of cooking operations as instructed by the immediate supervisor or designee. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Job Responsibilities:
Prepares breakfast items and vegetables as well as any other cooked-food items, as designated.
Utilizes all types of kitchen equipment to prepare food.
Follows established departmental sanitation standards.
Attends meetings and in-services for food production employees.
Maintains open communication and good relationships with others.
Uses good judgment and consults supervisor when necessary.
Provides assistance and contributes new ideas to the department.
Plans work assignments accordantly and utilizes time effectively.
Performs other duties as assigned.

The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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Position Type: Temporary