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Texas Health Resources THA COOK III PRN in Allen, Texas

Cook III – PRN (As Needed)

We’re looking for qualified Cook III PRN like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 1105 Central Expwy North TX 75013

  • Work Environment: Food & Nutrition Services

  • Work hours: PRN – As Needed, As Early As 5:00AM and Late As 8:00PM.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed, acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. Hospital services include women’s care, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. Texas Health Allen is a World Health Organization-designated "Baby-Friendly Hospital" and was the first hospital in Texas to receive the distinction. The hospital is a Level IV trauma center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Experience

4 Years relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital, or Institution required

Licenses and Certifications

FHC – Food Handlers Certificate Required

Skills

Ability to prepare aesthetically pleasing and appetizing menus. Demonstrate food creativity on a daily basis as recognized by Director/Manager. Ability to operate and instruct on all kitchen and cafeteria cooking/holding equipment. Computer skills preferred. Good communication and organizational skills to exercise independent judgment. Ability to exercise independent judgment.

Position Responsibilities

  • Produces high quality products; utilizes creativity and training in producing food items that are aesthetically pleasing and taste appealing. Follows department standards of food quality and recipe taste. Observes food preparation and tastes prepared food to verify flavor and texture standards. Required to taste food prepared by other cooks. Demonstrates creativity in food presentation in both bulk service and individual plating.

  • Organizes work for maximum productivity; accurately follows and understands production sheets, and avoid over production. Make recipe or menu changes so that foods will be utilized before expiration date.

  • Plan menu substitutions and supervise in designated areas in the absence of Production Supervisor or Food Service Director/Manager.

  • Consult on special meals, events, and menus. Assist in menu choices, and recipe development utilizing cost analysis.

  • Labels and dates foods according to HACCP standards. Ability to learn HACCP sanitation guidelines and follow for safe food handling. Knows and performs proper procedure for taking and recording temperatures of food items, both raw and cooked and refrigerated units. Demonstrates and performs procedures when temperatures are inadequate according to standards. Understands the FIFO system of food production. Ability to follow / learn OSHA safety guidelines and safe knife skills.

  • Assist with training and education of staff in culinary skills.

  • Through work, employee maintains kitchen and serving areas in a clean, neat, and orderly manner to exceed both department and TDH sanitation standards. Organizes work/area for maximum production, follows clean as you go

  • Follows proper hand hygiene.

  • Performs other job duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.

Why Texas Health As a Texas Health employee, you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Pref

Experience

4 Years relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital, or Institution Req

Licenses and Certifications

FHC - Food Handlers Certificate 30 Days Req

Skills

Ability to prepare aesthetically pleasing and appetizing menus. Demonstrate food creativity on a daily basis as recognized by Director/Manager. Ability to operate and instruct on all kitchen and cafeteria cooking/holding equipment. Computer skills preferred. Good communication and organizational skills to exercise independent judgment. Ability to exercise independent judgment.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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