Job Requisition #: JR58120

End Date: 8/31/2021

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Food & Nutrition

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare, Union Hospital is seeking a cook who will be responsible for food production for the Department of Food and Nutrition Services.

The essential job responsibilities include preparing meals for patients which meet their individual and therapeutic needs. Prepare meals for employees and guests. Quality of prepared food items, meal service to patients, and meeting safety and sanitation standards are the priority of the department. Food production schedules include in-patient feeding, staff cafeteria, coffee shop, catering, Meals on Wheels program, and other off-site feeding programs. Performs other duties as assigned by management.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Completion of culinary/ food service degree preferred.

Experience: Two years in institutional or healthcare experience is required.

Work Schedule: Days, Nights, Weekends. Must be available to work overtime as required.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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