Lead Dietary Cook - HealthBridge Children's Hospital, Orange, CA

Description

  • Completes daily tracking log of number of meals, food served, food/meal substitutions, and food temperature checks. 
  • Adheres to Food Safety manual regarding any and all food preparation practices.
  • Ensures preparation of all meals timely.
  • Ensures kitchen clean up on a daily basis.
  • Ensures that food and supplies are ordered from designated vendors and also performs general shopping, as required in the absence of the Lead Cook.
  • Ensures that adequate levels of food supplies are maintained including appropriate storage and rotating of supplies, under guidance of the lead cook.
  • Follows facility policies and procedures regarding proper sanitation, safety and infection control as mandated by the California Department of Health.
  • Prepares and Serves special diet orders (such as pureed, low sodium, mechanical soft).
  • Ensures the cleaning and maintenance of a specific area of the facility as assigned by the Director of Plant Operations.
  • Ensures the cleaning and maintenance of a specific area of the facility as assigned by the Director of Plant Operations.
  • Ensures learning the cleaning and maintenance of the other areas of the facility.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cleaning chemicals and the proper use for each chemical.
  • Ensures that chemicals are properly labeled.
  • Ensures that cleaning cart is properly cleaned.
  • Ensures that chemical are properly locked up and secured.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling in order to meet the staffing needs of the department.
  • Ensures transport of soiled linen using the proper techniques to prevent contamination.
  • Ensures the proper use of all designated housekeeping equipment, i.e., vacuum cleaners, buffer, carpet machine.
  • Cleans floors to include dust mopping, damp mopping, stripping, buffing, sanitizing, waxing, and disinfecting.
  • Cleans carpet or rug areas to include vacuuming, detailing edges, shampooing, extracting, and bonnet buffing.
  • Changes curtains and drapes as needed.
  • Assist in moving furniture and equipment
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Job Requirements

Experience

  • One year experience in institutional or commercial food service and housekeeping.

Skills

  • High school degree or equivalent preferred but not required.

Education Required

  • Maintains active California Food Handler Certificate.