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Retail Cook (PRN/ Intermittent)

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

We are recruiting for a Retail Cook (PRN/ Intermittent) to join our team!We are here for life's journey.Where is your life journey taking you?Being the heartbeat of Denver means our heart reflects something bigger than ourselves, something that connects us all:Humanity in action, Triumph in hardship, Transformation in health.DepartmentFood ServicesJob Summary

Under general supervision, prepares and cooks food for hospital patients, hospital employees and visitors. Prepares food according to recipes, menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served. Compiles and maintains records of food use and expenditures. Follows and implements HACCP guidelines. Complies with regulatory agency requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Cooks food according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served. (50%)
  • Uses a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment including food processor, meat slicers, mixers, buffalo chopper, and blenders. (20%)
  • Alerts supervisor to problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies. Detects and reports spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies and equipment or other unusual conditions. (10%)
  • Maintains and establishes departmental policies, procedures, objections, quality assurance programs and health and safety standards. (10%)
  • Ensures that necessary sanitary levels are maintained thought the food preparation process, and that all foods prepared meet existing standards for quality, freshness, taste and appearance.


    Work Experience:
    • less than 1 year

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • Ability to read and follow recipes
      • Excellent verbal communication skills.
      • Must have basic math skills
      • Understanding of culinary techniques and practices.
      • Knowledge and familiarity with regulatory standards (e.g., Joint Commission, FDA, CLIA).
      • Knowledge of inventory control principles and methods.
        ShiftWork TypePRN/IntermittentSalary$18.50 - $24.18 / hrBenefits
        • Competitive pay
        • Outstanding benefits
        • Education opportunities
        • Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
        • State-of-the-art facilities
        • Immediate retirement plan matching
        • Professional clinical advancement program
        • Participation in evidence-based projects
        • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
        • National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employerOur Values
          • Respect
          • Belonging
          • Accountability
          • TransparencyAll job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For read more about our commitment to diversity visit:

Keywords: Denver Health, Denver , Retail Cook (PRN/ Intermittent), Hospitality & Tourism , Denver, Colorado

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