Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    N - N/A
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Texas

Job Description


Cook - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Part Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Understands and adheres to department polices and guidelines to affect compliance to state, federal, and regulatory standards, including, but not limited to:

    • HACCP Program,

    • Sanitation and Safety Inspections, and

    • Temperature Logs.

  • Actively participates in the daily production of all foods for patients, retail, and caterings, as assigned.

  • Prepares all foods according to the Nutrition Services Department’s standardized recipes.  Consistently produces high quality food for all assigned areas.

  • Serves on patient trayline, Café Metro trayline, and in catering, as assigned.

  • Pulls all food items according to production sheets in accordance with established pulling scheduling times.

  • Consults with Nutrition Services Supervisor-On-Duty and/or Assistant Director to ensure the utilization of leftover foods appropriately within established timeframes.

  • Assists in menu planning for patient and retail areas.  Offers new menu suggestions.

  • Maintains work area in clean, neat, and organized manner.

  • Ensures that all assignments are completed within established timelines and standards.

  • Attends department and section meetings and/or in-services regularly.

  • Interacts with departmental employees, organizational staff, physicians, patients, and families as appropriate.  Practices customer service skills consistently and with genuine conviction.


What You Will Need:

•         High school graduate or GED.

•         Two (2) years of experience in quantity food preparation.

•         Previous experience in healthcare setting preferred

•         ServSafe Certification preferred


Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Production/Retail Services Supervisor of Nutrition Services, cooks, prepares, and garnishes foods for patients, staff, customers, and special functions.  To this end, this position:

1.    Demonstrates skills of recognized cooking methods,

2.    Ensures compliance to department standards as aligned with state, federal, and regulatory safety and sanitation standards, and

3.    Demonstrates knowledge of standardized recipes and rationale for adherence to these.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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