UnityPoint Health

  • Cook-Main Kitchen-Lutheran

    Requisition ID
    Food Services and Nutrition
    US-IA-Des Moines
    700 E University Ave
    3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
    Des Moines
    Food Service-Kitchen- Luth
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    variable hours/every other weekend
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day.


    Wanted: This top quality hospitality minded associate with exceptional team initiative will work with Host/Hostess, patient room service operators, dietary staff, other culinary staff, and supervisors/managers to provide the best service for every patients every time. This individual must be highly self-motivated customer service focused with excellent culinary skills in a time sensitive work environment. Responsibilities of this ‚¬Å“fast- paced‚¬? position includes overseeing the handling, preparation, and storage of food, assembly, delivery, and maintaining specifics with diet orders with patients, be able to understand special diets and use critical thinking skills. This customer service focused position will also use patient information to ensure that all policies and procedures are being followed for their specific diets. Our goal is to serve palatable, nutritious, attractive, and safe foods to our patients, visitors, and staff while maintaining a high level of professionalism, safety, and related criteria appropriate for the assigned area.


    Two years cooking or food service experience. High School diploma or GED required. Math Skills are required. Silver lever National Career Readiness Certification preferred. For information on how to obtain this, please visit the website at www.skillediowa.org. Ability to read, write and speak fluent English. Must be able to lift 50 lbs., and stand for long periods of time. Dept of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.


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