Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge is seeking skilled, experienced and team spirited Lead Cook. We are offering a $3,000.00 Bonus, Excellent Hourly Wage, Stable Work, Great Benefits including Generous Paid Time-Off, Health Coverage & Retirement Savings. You can earn extra $$$ with shift differential for weekends and evenings.
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Cook Lead.
You are eager to join a skilled team making more than just âœhospital foodâ.
You want to work in an environment where you can positively impact othersâ™ lives.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll honor each otherâ™s dignity and surpass the standards we set. Weâ™ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes. Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Cook Lead, you need to know how to:
Lead the work of the associates in the department. Act as a resource and provide technical support.
Assist with creating new and substitute menu items.
Review menus daily to determine quantities of food and supplies needed.
Prepare food for cafeteria and catering using creativity, quality, consistency, and promptness.
Serve as resource to educate/coach follow and comply with recipe standards. Demonstrate various cooking techniques.
Monitor and replenish food as needed for cafeteria, catering, or patient trays.
Ensure food is being handled and stored to Hazardous Analysis of Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines.
Operate various types of kitchen equipment and maintain cleanliness. Record temperatures of refrigerators. Ensure equipment is in good working condition.
Monitor supply and equipment inventory. Notify leadership team of needed equipment repairs and scheduled preventative maintenance. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and established departmental policies and procedures and safety standards.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Current ServeSaf certification, required within six (6) months of hire
High School Diploma or equivalent, preferred
Previous experience in a healthcare facility, such as healthcare food service, preferred
At least six (6) months of experience in quantity food preparation, preferably in a healthcare setting, preferred
Hazardous Analysis of Critical Control Point (HACCP) training to be obtained after hire
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Cook Lead on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20000315
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.