Cook II

Job Requisition #: JR63800

End Date: 7/11/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Food & Nutrition

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition®

Primary Function:

ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Full-Time Cook II who will prepare and serve food to patients and customers according to standardized recipes. The Cook II will be responsible for opening and closing the department, which includes cash handling procedures. Provides direction to Cook I's and Service Assistants. Demonstrates ability to convert recipes and can evaluate and communicate forecasting food changes.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a patient/customer "comes first" attitude.

  • Greets patients, visitors, customers, and co-workers with a smile and cheerful manner.

  • Demonstrates understanding and carries out CCHS Core Values - excellence and love.

  • Interacts with patients, families, co-workers, management, physicians, and other department staff in a compassionate manner, demonstrating empathy, sensitivity, patience, and mutual respect.

  • Demonstrates ability to read and follow assignments, completing within established time frames and maintains a high level of productivity without direct supervision.

  • Communicates pertinent and vital information and feedback to co-workers and supervisors.

  • Assumes an active role to keep informed about changes in policies, procedures and equipment completes mandatory education, attends and participates at meetings, and is willing to be taught, coached, and/or mentored by others.

  • Complies with Christiana Care and department sanitation/safety responsibilities in the performance of all job assignments in accordance with Federal and State Health codes.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Culinary Arts

  • 2 years' food preparation experience preferred or 4 years food production experience in a high volume, fast-paced environment utilizing scratch-cooking.

  • Leadership/ supervisory experience required.

Christianacare Offers:

  • Collaborative and team focused environment

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.

  • 403(b) with company match!

  • Generous paid time off

  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and phenomenal discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

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.

Our Values

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.

Benefits

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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