UnityPoint Health

  • Cook-Back Kitchen

    Requisition ID
    Food Services and Nutrition
    US-IA-Sioux City
    2720 Stone Park Blvd
    7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
    Sioux City
    Nutritional Services- SLRMC
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    10:30am - 7:30pm
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's

    Sioux City


    Shift: 10:30am - 7:30pm but needs to be flexible for outside hours depending on need and training.


    Assemble, organize, prepare, and cook or bake from scratch or convenience all meats, entrees, casseroles, soup, starches, vegetables, sauces, and bakery products, etc. to provide the menu selections  for patient, cafeteria, special function and satellite accounts while meeting productivity levels.  Is knowledgeable about and practices HACCP guidelines.


    Customer Service/Patient Care - 70% annually

    • Prepares, organizes, assembles and cooks from scratch or convenience all meats, entree, casseroles, soup, starches, vegetables, sauces, and bakery products etc. to provide menu selections  for patient, cafeteria, special function and satellite accounts .
    • Cooks using standardized recipes.
    • Creatively utilizes leftovers to minimize waste and decrease food cost.
    • Prepares quantities indicated on computerized production sheets and special function lists.
    • Pulls needed meats, eggs and vegetables from freezer in advance of production. Pans meat, bacon, sausage, strata, etc.  Slicing or breading, meats needed.  Baking, steaming, frying food items in advance. Pre- preps items for the next day’s menus.

    Technical & Safety - 20% annually

    • Correctly operate department equipment that has been assigned.
    • Clean and restock dishes, food, supplies during hours of operation as assigned.
    • Practices HACCP guidelines for food handling and a sanitary and safe condition. Reports any equipment malfunction to a supervisor.  Monitors and records temperatures, utilizes safe food handling techniques, maintains a clean orderly work station.
    • Practices sanitary and safe food management conditions that include, but are not limited to, maintenance and operation of equipment, temperature control, utilization of food handling techniques, communication of equipment malfunctions and hazards, and maintaining a clean and orderly work station.
    • Practices clean as you go through the shift
    • Performs routine cleaning duties as assigned by manager or supervisors
    • Completes sanitation logs.
    • Completes production sheets.
    • Checks out with superiors or team lead at the end of their shift

    Basic UPH Performance Criteria - 10% annually         

    • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
    • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
    • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
    • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.



    • High School Education or GED


    • 1 year of continuous work experience
    • Food service/cook strongly preferred


    • ServSafe Food Handler (Training Provided)


    • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
    • Multicultural sensitivity.
    • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
    • Customer/patient focused.
    • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.


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