Location: Leck Kill
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Title: First Cook
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Hospitality Services
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Food Services Production Team
Date Posted: 10/20/2021
Job ID: R-19374
Job Summary Prepares food for patients, employees, visitors, and
special functions. First Cook oversees the activities of all cooks
while preparing food themselves. Maintains a customer service
approach at all times when fulfilling responsibilities. Ensures a
professional and appropriate service standard while performing the
job. Follows system wide standards as well as department specific
Job Duties Prepares breakfast, lunch and dinner foods using
standardized recipes and methods of preparation.
Responsible for cook, food bank, Kitchen duties as assigned.
Ensures that all production is wrapped, dated and labeled.
Follows food production schedules.
Documents preparation and usage of food according to established
Informs the leadership about quality issues.
Responds in a positive manner to customer need.
Ensures that HACCP standards are followed at all times.
Daily monitor and daily checklist of assigned cooks.
Helps ensure equipment is in working condition and places work
Maintains all quality, safety, and sanitation standards.
Works cooperatively with other personnel in a team effort to
accomplish departmental objectives in accordance with hospital
Responsible for: Monitor food preparation to ensure foods are
prepared in small batches to minimize waste.
Estimate food requirements and control serving portions according
to yield specified in standardized recipes to eliminate waste and
Standardize and develop new recipes.
Instruct, oversee, and delegate duties to cooks as required.
Fill in for Supervisor as needed.
Make menu changes, consulting with leadership.
Completes all required in-services according to established
May perform opening and or closing duties of the department.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Preferred)
Experience Minimum of 3 years-Related work experience
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
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