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Cook II F/T

at Sandoval Regional Medical Center

Posted: 3/25/2019
Job Reference #: 1002275
Keywords: food

Job Description

Cook II F/T

Department:Food & Nutrition Services
Location:Rio Rancho, NM





FLSA Status:


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Effective Date:           


Job Summary and Scope

Under the supervision of the Assistant Food Service Director, Cook II shall perform routine food preparation in collaboration with clinical nutrition staff to primarily provide patient care meals, with additional responsibility to prepare retail/catering services.

Essential Functions: 

  • POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality assurance programs
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops.
  • Adhere to all established systems and training programs to provide a safe environment. Complies with all OSHA regulations and other local, state and federal regulations.
  • Maintain the privacy, safety, and dignity of each patient by observing client patient confidentiality and by strictly adhering to HIPAA laws.
  • Maintain and adhere to all sanitation standards by following assigned cleaning schedules.
  • Adhere to food safety standards by maintaining temperature logs.
  • Provide excellent customer service to patients, clients and co-workers to ensure patient and customer satisfaction by addressing concerns and needs.
  • Exhibit professional behavior at all times in all areas of the workplace by reporting to work neatly groomed and in proper uniform.  
  • Perform duties related to oven, steamer, range, grill, fryer, meat slicer and other equipment in accordance with appropriate safety standards.
  • Coordinate and maintain cooking schedule; review production sheets for daily food and meal preparation.
  • Collaborate with Assistant Food Service Director on providing equipment safety training to staff.
  • Prepare and serve patient care meals according to prescribed therapeutic diets and food safety standards while utilizing standardized recipes.   
  • Conduct inventory and restocks assigned areas.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

SRMC Core Values

Integrity:  Our words and actions match our values

To Serve:  We put the needs of others before our own

Excellence:  We strive to exceed expectations and/or standards in every activity, every encounter, and every initiative

Safety/Quality:  We provide evidence based care, programs, services, and an environment that achieves the best outcomes

Teamwork:  We enjoy the ability and power to work collaboratively to deliver exceptional service


  • Must be punctual and be in attendance when scheduled for work.

Communication Skills

  • Must be able to communicate clearly through written and verbal communication

Required Qualifications


Work Experience:  12 months of related experience

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Preferred Educational/Experience Requirements:

    Work Experience: 2 years of related experience


  • No Supervisory Responsibility

Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference checks and a post offer drug screen.
  • Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
  • Hospital required vaccinations
  • Hospital required competencies

Working Conditions

  • Regularly exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances.
  • Must be able to travel locally between facilities and within the surrounding community.
  • Med Hazards: Moderate exposure to chemicals, dangerous equipment/materials - requires caution.

Application Instructions

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